By Sam Krop, Grassroots Organizer This August, 30 Cascadians gathered together for a weekend in a backyard timber sale to learn about field checking for forest defense. Cascadia Wildlands’ first ever Field Checking Basecamp brought together forest lovers from across the state for a weekend of field surveying, skill sharing, and community building in public … Continue reading Report Back from Basecamp
Join the Cascadia Wildlands WildCAT field checking team for a weekend exploring a local timber sale and learning the ropes of field checking for forest defense! Cascadia’s field checking team visits timber sales across the region to double check what the Forest Service or Bureau of Land Management say in their timber sale proposals with … Continue reading Summer Field Checking Basecamp
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Join us for our monthly WildCAT volunteer meeting, where Cascadia volunteers connect, share and get involved in our conservation work. Get updates from our ongoing campaigns, meet like minds and get involved in the action educating, agitating and organizing to defend wild places. Refreshments provided. All are welcome! WHEN: Thursday, April 26th, 2019 TIME: 6pm … Continue reading Monthly WildCAT Volunteer General Meeting
The Cascadia Action Team (aka WildCAT)support Cascadia Wildland’s ongoing conservation campaigns through education, outreach, and hands-on tangible action. At the monthly general meeting, get updates from ongoing campaigns, meet like minds and get involved in the action educating, agitating and organizing to defend wild places. Refreshments provided. All are welcome!
Join Cascadia Wildland’s volunteer WildCAT team for a full-day of field checking training in a local forest proposed for timber harvest. Our field checking trainings cover the basics of timber sale monitoring, how to read timber sale proposal and what to look for when exploring a timber sale on the ground. More information & registration here.
Shotcash — Springfield BLM About the sale: In May of 2018, the Upper Willamette Field Office of the BLM announced a plan to implement a clearcut-style “regeneration harvest” in the Shotgun Creek Recreation area. The area contains a heavily used OHV trail system, a public swimming hole and a system of walking and biking trails. Our concerns: Clearcut-style … Continue reading Shotcash Timber Sale
Thurston Hills “Pedal Power” — Springfield BLM About the sale: This sale will result in extensive “regeneration harvest” (all but clear-cutting) of 100 acres of middle-aged forest immediately adjacent to Willamalane’s recently opened 655-acre Thurston Hills Natural Area. Next to a neighborhood on 79th Street in Springfield on one side and to the new trails on … Continue reading Thurston Hills Timber Sale
> The Wonderland Auction is SOLD OUT! < All volunteer positions for the event are now filled. Thank you for your interest! Learn about other volunteer opportunities here.