By Jerry F. Franklin and K. Norman Johnson | Guest OpinionOriginally published in The Register-Guard April 27, 2021 Almost 20 years ago, the U.S. Forest Service essentially stopped logging older … Continue reading Protect older natural forests in the western Cascades
Last Chance to Comment on BLM’s Western Oregon Plan Revision
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manages over 2.6 million acres of public forests in western Oregon and has recently undertaken efforts to revise all of its forest plans. These … Continue reading Last Chance to Comment on BLM’s Western Oregon Plan Revision
Oh Deer: Reading between the O&C Lines
By Bob Ferris Before I even thought about wolf and bear advocacy, I worked on deer (at right). In those pre-wolf times I fully immersed myself in all things Wallmo, … Continue reading Oh Deer: Reading between the O&C Lines
Wyden Bill Boosts Cuts, Conservation
by Saul Hubbard The Register-Guard November 26, 2013 U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden is seeking to roughly double timber harvests on Western Oregon’s federal forest land under a much-anticipated bill … Continue reading Wyden Bill Boosts Cuts, Conservation
Who Wants to Bet the Farm on This Tired Old Horse?
By Bob Ferris As a wildlife biologist who has spent most of his professional career working with critters, I have to admit that I am fairly new to forestry … Continue reading Who Wants to Bet the Farm on This Tired Old Horse?
The Fate of Western Oregon’s O&C Forest Lands–Please Join Us
Please join Cascadia Wildlands, Oregon Wild, Forest Web of Cottage Grove, Eugene Weekly and other concerned community members for a presentation about the future of western Oregon’s public forestlands, also … Continue reading The Fate of Western Oregon’s O&C Forest Lands–Please Join Us