Press Release: Over 100,000 in Northwest Oppose Gray Wolf Delisting


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 17, 2013 CONTACT: Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, 707-779-9613 Jasmine Minbashian, Conservation Northwest, 360-671-9950 x129 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789 Lauren Richie, California Wolf Center, 443-797-2280 Pamela Flick, Defenders of Wildlife, 916-203-6927 Rob Klavins, Oregon Wild, 503-283-6343 x210 SEATTLE— Demonstrating Americans’ broad opposition to … Continue reading Press Release: Over 100,000 in Northwest Oppose Gray Wolf Delisting

USFWS’s Wolf Delisting Fiasco (Last Chance for Comments)


By Bob Ferris Last June when the US Fish and Wildlife Service submitted a proposal to essentially delist gray wolves in the Western States they compromised the credibility of the Agency, ignored the public will and opened themselves to what has become global criticism from the scientific community.  This latter shortcoming was epitomized by the … Continue reading USFWS’s Wolf Delisting Fiasco (Last Chance for Comments)

Press Release: Conservation Groups Call for Additional Hearings on Gray Wolf Delisting


Pacific Wolf Coalition members seek hearings in Washington, Oregon and California   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2013   CONTACT: Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, 707-779-9613 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789 Lauren Richie, California Wolf Center, 443-797-2280 Pamela Flick, Defenders of Wildlife, 916-203-6927 Rob Klavins, Oregon Wild, 503-551-1717 … Continue reading Press Release: Conservation Groups Call for Additional Hearings on Gray Wolf Delisting

Cascadia Wildlands Files 60 Day Notice on Behalf of Threatened Bull Trout


For Immediate Release  September 5, 2013 Contact: Nick Cady, Legal Director 541-434-1463 nick@cascwild.org  Cascadia Wildlands to US Forest Service—18 Years is Too Long to Wait for Action on Bull Trout Eugene, OR—Cascadia Wildlands filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management over their failure to consult … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands Files 60 Day Notice on Behalf of Threatened Bull Trout

Press Release: 52 Members of Congress Urge Continued Federal Protections for Wolves in Lower 48 States


For immediate release, March 5, 2013 Contacts: Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463 PORTLAND, Ore.— In an effort championed by Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.), 52 House members sent a letter today to the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service urging an … Continue reading Press Release: 52 Members of Congress Urge Continued Federal Protections for Wolves in Lower 48 States

Identifying and Dealing with the Anti-wolf Forces (PG-13)


(This a PG-13 rated article.  We purposely omitted profanity laced posts, death threats, and pictures of blood and gore because we feel that the evidence of bigotry is obvious and the need for action compelling.) By Bob Ferris In late December an “event page” on facebook was attacked.  The page was celebrating a prayer vigil … Continue reading Identifying and Dealing with the Anti-wolf Forces (PG-13)

Press Release: Anniversary of OR-7’s Arrival in California Inspires New Wolf Alliance


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2012   CONTACT: Amaroq Weiss, California Wolf Center, 707-779-9613 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, 503-484-7495 John Motsinger, Defenders of Wildlife, 202-772-0288 Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789 Rob Klavins, Oregon Wild, 503-551-1717 (media only)   SACRAMENTO, Calif.- Twenty-five wildlife conservation, education and protection organizations … Continue reading Press Release: Anniversary of OR-7’s Arrival in California Inspires New Wolf Alliance

USFWS Catch 22: Embrace Flawed and Dated Science or Do the Right Thing for Wolves


By Bob Ferris   Catch-22 (Logic)   A catch-22 is a paradoxical situation in which an individual cannot or is incapable of avoiding a problem because of contradictory constraints or rules.  Wikipedia   In Joseph Heller’s classic book Catch 22 the protagonist was caught between the horns of a dilemma.  He, Captain John Yossarian, was … Continue reading USFWS Catch 22: Embrace Flawed and Dated Science or Do the Right Thing for Wolves

Twenty-four Conservation Groups Call on Obama to Maintain Federal Protections for Wolves in the Northwest


For Immediate Release, August 14, 2012 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Jasmine Minbashian, Conservation Northwest, (360) 671-9950 x29 John Motsinger, Defenders of Wildlife, (202) 772-0288 Rob Klavins, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 x210 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 PORTLAND, Ore.—Twenty-four conservation organizations sent a letter to President Barack Obama today asking for … Continue reading Twenty-four Conservation Groups Call on Obama to Maintain Federal Protections for Wolves in the Northwest

Press Release: State of Oregon Suspends 10 State Forest Timber Sales in Marbled Murrelet Habitat


For immediate release July 2, 2012   Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182       Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495       Bob Sallinger, Portland Audubon Society, (503) 380-9728       Tanya Sanerib, Crag Law Center, (503) 525-2722         State of Oregon Suspends 10 State … Continue reading Press Release: State of Oregon Suspends 10 State Forest Timber Sales in Marbled Murrelet Habitat