Thurston Hills Timber Sale Challenged!


Lawsuit Says BLM Clearcuts on the Edge of Springfield Will Increase Fire Hazard and Harm Recreation Conservation groups and neighbors challenge the Pedal Power timber sale in the Thurston Hills February 19, 2019 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746 Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, 541-344-0675 Eugene — Today, Cascadia Wildlands and Oregon Wild filed a lawsuit … Continue reading Thurston Hills Timber Sale Challenged!

Press Release: Quartz Timber Sale Challenged Over Impacts to Red Tree Voles


For immediate release May 16, 2018 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746 Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, (541) 344-0675 Reed Wilson, Benton Forest Coalition, (541) 754-3254 EUGENE, Ore.— Today, three conservation groups challenged the 847-acre Quartz timber sale on the Cottage Grove Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest that targets mature forests. The contested … Continue reading Press Release: Quartz Timber Sale Challenged Over Impacts to Red Tree Voles

Oregon Board of Forestry Reverses Course, Will Develop Murrelet Protections


For Immediate Release, December 1, 2016   Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495, ngreenwald@biologicaldiversity.org   Oregon Board of Forestry Reverses Course, Will Develop Murrelet Protections Rulemaking Initiated to Protect Imperiled Seabird on State, Private Lands   EUGENE, Ore.— The Oregon Board of Forestry has reversed … Continue reading Oregon Board of Forestry Reverses Course, Will Develop Murrelet Protections

Bob Ferris on the Radio in Coos Bay–of Timber, Coal, LNG, and Jobs


  Bob Ferris interview on the Mark McKelvey Show on July 10, 2012.  He and Mark talk about timber, coal, LNG and jobs in Coos Bay.  The 40-minute interview starts at about minute 11 and can be heard by clicking here.                

Timber Firms Join Murrelet Lawsuit


July 9, 2012 The Eugene Register-Guard by Karen McCown    A Eugene lumber company is among forest industry firms intervening in a lawsuit filed in federal court by environmental groups against Gov. John Kitz­haber and state land and forest management agencies.   U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken last week granted a request by Eugene-based Seneca … Continue reading Timber Firms Join Murrelet Lawsuit

The Carbon Curtain Coalition


Naomi Klein in her book Shock Doctrine laid out a recipe for our destruction: Take a real or manufactured crisis, add economic interests with political clout, and apply both towards a bend-over-backwards Congress and a panicked public.  The end result being economic interests allowed to cause us more harm and make even more money in … Continue reading The Carbon Curtain Coalition

Cordovans, Fishermen Cry Foul On Proposed Road, Port A Wolf In Shepard’s Clothing


By Gabriel Scott, Alaska Report February 5th, 2007   Alaska's newest road to nowhere is nearing a decision. Public comments are pouring in and the town is abuzz about the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Cordova Oil Spill Response Facility, a.k.a. the Shepard Point Road Project, a controversial proposed 4.5 mile road and deep … Continue reading Cordovans, Fishermen Cry Foul On Proposed Road, Port A Wolf In Shepard’s Clothing