Wolves Being Killed in Northeast Washington


For Immediate Release, August 3, 2016 Contacts:  Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.orgAmaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613, aweiss@biologicaldiversity.org John Mellgren, Western Environmental Law Center, (541) 359-0990, mellgren@westernlaw.org Wildlife Agency to Kill Wolves in Northeast Washington Members of Profanity Peak Pack To Be Targeted in Ferry County OLYMPIA, Wash.— Washington Department of … Continue reading Wolves Being Killed in Northeast Washington

Huge Legal Victory for Washington’s Wolves


For Immediate Release December 21, 2015   Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Timothy Coleman, Kettle Range Conservation Group, 509-675-3556, tcoleman@kettlerange.org Bethany Cotton, WildEarth Guardians, 406-414-7227, bcotton@wildearthguardians.org John Mellgren, Western Environmental Law Center, 541-525-5087, mellgren@westernlaw.org   Conservationists deal blow to Wildlife Services in landmark WA wolf case Court rejects indiscriminate wolf killing   OLYMPIA, … Continue reading Huge Legal Victory for Washington’s Wolves

Cascadia Challenges Wildlife Services in Washington


 March 3, 2015 Conservationists Challenge Wildlife Services’ Authority to Kill Wolves in Washington Wildlife Services Activities Threaten Wolf Recovery, Healthy Ecosystems Olympia, Wash. — Today, the Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) on behalf of five conservation groups, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Wildlife Services program challenging its authority to kill … Continue reading Cascadia Challenges Wildlife Services in Washington

Lethal Control of Predators: Of Science, Scapegoats and Icebergs


By Bob Ferris   I have been looking at the issue of lethal predator control for many, many years and the longer I look at it and the more science I read and assimilate, the more convinced I become that lethal control of predators is more punitive than practical.  It is an activity and a … Continue reading Lethal Control of Predators: Of Science, Scapegoats and Icebergs

Jamie and the Amazing Wolf Hatred Echo Chamber


By Bob Ferris In my twenty-five years working on wildlife issues I have rarely seen anything as reprehensible as the above billboard slated to be displayed in Spokane, Washington.  Those involved should be ashamed not only for the content and imagery but also for being part of so transparent a propaganda device.     What … Continue reading Jamie and the Amazing Wolf Hatred Echo Chamber

Stevens County Pampers Wearers


By Bob Ferris   When I was in college I spent a lot of time taking field courses and hanging out in wild places.  These were wonderful experiences which I still pursue but the quality of these ventures were also greatly influenced by the nature of my companions.  Most were spectacular, but some were kind … Continue reading Stevens County Pampers Wearers

Big Signs and BS rather than Honest Dialogue and Signing Big


By Bob Ferris     One of the things that Americans respect about John Hancock is that he signed big and legibly.  He wrote his name bravely and owned his actions with honesty and integrity.  That is why this billboard campaign (above, photo by Hank Seipp) in Eastern Washington is so disappointing and so un-American.   … Continue reading Big Signs and BS rather than Honest Dialogue and Signing Big

Help Us Stop Senseless Wolf and Coyote Killing Contests


  Dear Cascadia Wildlands Supporter:   Cascadia Wildlands needs your support in our fight against predator killing contests. (click here)   Predator killing contests—like the one pictured above—are not hunting.  They are cruel undertakings that perpetuate long-disproven myths about wolves and coyotes.  In truth, they keep alive a form of animal bigotry that should have … Continue reading Help Us Stop Senseless Wolf and Coyote Killing Contests

The Saga of Wolf Recovery in Washington


by Nick Cady   A highlight of Cascadia Wildlands' wolf conservation work includes a lawsuit that culminated in the successful negotiation of wolf/livestock conflict rules in Oregon between conservation groups, the Department of Fish and Wildlife, and livestock producers.  Those rules provided concrete guidelines as to when the state could kill wolves in response to … Continue reading The Saga of Wolf Recovery in Washington