by Sam Krop, Cascadia Wildlands Grassroots Organizer Straddling the border of Oregon and California, the beautiful and biologicall unique Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument has received a lot of public attention lately. According to the Monument’s June 2000 establishing proclamation, the land is worthy of protection under the Antiquities Act as an “ecological wonder,” and a unique “biological … Continue reading Cascade-Siskiyou — A Wonderland at a Biological and Political Crossroads
June 27, 2017 For Immediate Release Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands (314) 482-3746 Medford BLM Old-Growth Timber Sale Faces Legal Challenge Groups Oppose the Government Returning to Old-Growth Logging Today a coalition of conservation organizations representing tens of thousands of Oregonians filed a lawsuit against the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking to halt the … Continue reading Suit Filed to Prevent Old-Growth Logging Near Rogue River
For immediate release May 9, 2017 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Executive Director, 541.844.8182 State Land Board Votes Unanimously to Ditch Elliott State Forest Privatization Proposal, Advance Public Ownership Solution In a 3-0 vote today, the Oregon State Land Board, made up of Governor Kate Brown, Treasurer Tobias Read and Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, terminated the protocol … Continue reading Battle for the Elliott State Forest Won! Land Board Votes to Keep Forest Public!
For Immediate Release November 10, 2016 Northwest Forest Plan science synthesis review begins Will help inform forest management efforts in Pacific Northwest Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, email@example.com Susan Jane Brown, Western Environmental Law Center, 503-914-1323, firstname.lastname@example.org Portland, Ore.–Today, the United States Forest Service released for public and heightened peer review its … Continue reading Science Review Begins for Northwest Forest Plan Revision
For immediate release August 9, 2016 Contacts: Susan Jane Brown, Western Environmental Law Center, 503-680-5513, email@example.com Todd True, Earthjustice, 206-343-7340, ext. 1030, firstname.lastname@example.org John Kober, Pacific Rivers, 503-915-6677, email@example.com Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, firstname.lastname@example.org Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789, email@example.com Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, 541-344-0675, firstname.lastname@example.org Megan Birzell, The Wilderness Society, 206-348-3597, email@example.com Stakeholder Groups Challenge Oregon … Continue reading New Western Oregon Forest Management Plan Challenged
by Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands Legal Director On August 5, the Bureau of Land Management signed a new management plan for western Oregon. Cascadia Wildlands and our conservation allies protested the initial draft of this plan, but the BLM's decision yesterday largely ignored all our points of contention. From a broad perspective, the plan will … Continue reading BLM Signs Devastating New Management Plan for Oregon’s Forests!
For Immediate Release May 16, 2016 Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, firstname.lastname@example.org Todd True, Earthjustice, 206-343-7340, ext. 1030, email@example.com Susan Jane Brown, Western Environmental Law Center, 503-680-5513, firstname.lastname@example.org Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789, email@example.com Glen Spain, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, 541-689-2000, firstname.lastname@example.org Steve Holmer, American Bird Conservancy, 202-888-7490, email@example.com … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands and Conservation Allies Challenge BLM Forest Plans in Oregon
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2016 CONTACTS Gabe Scott | Cascadia Wildlands | firstname.lastname@example.org | (907) 491-0856 Tom Waldo | Earthjustice | email@example.com | (907) 500‐7123 Niel Lawrence | Natural Resources Defense Council | firstname.lastname@example.org | (360) 534‐9900 Buck Lindekugel | Southeast Alaska Conservation Council | email@example.com | (907) 586‐6942 Catalina Tresky | Defenders of … Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court Denies Effort to Overturn Tongass National Forest Protections
Friday, March 11, 2016: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) laid out a major victory today for Oregon communities, wildlife, waterways, and wildlands, when they DENIED the plans to construct a Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) Pipeline through the state of Oregon, and also denied the plans for its associated Jordan Cove export terminal out of … Continue reading FERC Denies Jordan Cove LNG Permit! Major Victory for Oregon
In the midst of the ridiculous scene unfolding at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, bigger, darker, and more intelligent forces are working to give away our public lands. Our public lands, our National Forests, our Wildlife Refuges, our National Parks, our Wild and Scenic Rivers, these are cherished and revered places across the Northwest. They … Continue reading Stand Up for Public Lands!