Wild and Scenic River Legislation Introduced


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:February 4, 2021 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 email Senators Wyden and Merkley Introduce Bold Wild and Scenic Rivers Legislation for Oregon Waterways On February 3, Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley introduced the River Democracy Act, which will add 4,700 river miles in Oregon into the Wild and Scenic Rivers system. … Continue reading Wild and Scenic River Legislation Introduced

Press Release: U.S. Senate Passes Bills Protecting Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers in Oregon


For Immediate Release February 12, 2019 Contacts: David Moryc, American Rivers, 503-307-1137 Zach Collier, Northwest Rafting Company, 541-399-6442 Measures part of public lands package will designate wilderness and wild and scenic rivers in Oregon and to honor legendary stewards of the North Umpqua River [Eugene, OR] – Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Natural Resources Management Act (S. … Continue reading Press Release: U.S. Senate Passes Bills Protecting Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers in Oregon

Press Release: Congress Feels the Love for Oregon’s Natural Treasures


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2013 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands (541) 844-8182 Erik Fernandez, Oregon Wild (503) 283-6343, ext. 202 Pete Wallstrom, Momentum River Expeditions (541) 488-2525 Portland, Oregon   –   A coalition of Oregon conservation organizations is applauding efforts by Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley to re-introduce a package of protections for several natural … Continue reading Press Release: Congress Feels the Love for Oregon’s Natural Treasures