Cascadia’s Northern Reaches: Small Victories Piling Up in South-central Alaska


by Gabe Scott   Small victories have been piling up in Alaska. It’s starting to feel like spring (see Alexander Archipelago wolf pups at right from last spring).   Thanks to all of you who helped with the Cordova oil spill response port campaign. This little deepwater port project is a lynchpin to development on … Continue reading Cascadia’s Northern Reaches: Small Victories Piling Up in South-central Alaska

We are Salmon


By Bob Ferris When reading Tim Egan’s recent op-ed in the New York Times on salmon I was reminded of an “aha” moment I recently experienced at the Tongass talk I gave for the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Science Pub.  Towards the end of the talk I asked the crowd of 90 or … Continue reading We are Salmon

Blog: Rhetoric on Tongass Doesn’t Match Actions


by Gabe Scott   A nail is being driven in the coffin on Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. Is it a coffin for the old-growth logging industry; or for Tongass wolves, deer and salmon? It is up to you to decide.   Recent announcements by the Obama administration offer glimmers of hope. Secretary Vilsack’s July 3, … Continue reading Blog: Rhetoric on Tongass Doesn’t Match Actions

Blog: Lawyers, Guns and Money


  By Nick Cady, Legal Director   Over the past year Cascadia Wildlands has effectively doubled our organization’s legal capacity through the generous support of our members and foundations. Gabe Scott is back in our Alaska Field office, armed with a law degree, and our Eugene office has its first-ever full-time staff attorney. We want … Continue reading Blog: Lawyers, Guns and Money

Scientists Blast Tongass Deal in House


  Scientists blast Tongass deal in House omnibus package   Published: Monday, June 18, 2012   Phil Taylor, E&E reporter     A group of more than 300 scientists has warned that a proposal to transfer old-growth stands in the Tongass National Forest to a native-owned corporation would allow harmful clear-cutting and could damage the … Continue reading Scientists Blast Tongass Deal in House