Press Release: Post-fire Logging Halted on the Willamette National Forest


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 3, 2021 Contacts: Nick Cady, nick@cascwild.org, 314.482.3746Meriel Darzen, meriel@crag.org, 503.525.2725Doug Heiken, dh@oregonwild.org, 541.344.0675 Judge Halts Post-Fire Logging near Breitenbush Forest Service Unlawfully Changed Logging Contracts Following 2020 … Continue reading Press Release: Post-fire Logging Halted on the Willamette National Forest

VICTORY! Court Halts Roadside Post-fire Logging Project


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 5, 2021 Contacts:Oliver Stiefel, Crag Law Center, Lead Counsel, oliver@crag.org, 503-348-7928Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, nick@cascwild.org, 314-482-3746Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, dh@oregonwild.org, 541-915-2329Travis Williams, Willamette Riverkeeper, travis@willametteriverkeeper.org, 503-890-1683 Judge … Continue reading VICTORY! Court Halts Roadside Post-fire Logging Project

Opinion: The perils of cutting public out of post-fire forest decisions


by Rebecca White, CW Wildlands DirectorOriginally published in The Register-Guard, August 28, 2021. Ever since 2020’s wildfires cooled, we’ve been taking calls from community members alarmed at the amount of … Continue reading Opinion: The perils of cutting public out of post-fire forest decisions

Press Release: CW Appeals ODOT’s $87,000 Bill for Post-Fire Hazard Tree Removal Public Records Request 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2021 Contacts:Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, nick@caswild.org, (314) 482.3746Meriel Darzen, Crag Law Center, meriel@crag.org, (503) 525.2725 Conservationist Appeal ODOT’s Bill for Release of Public Records Agency Billed … Continue reading Press Release: CW Appeals ODOT’s $87,000 Bill for Post-Fire Hazard Tree Removal Public Records Request 

Opinion: It’s DeFazio’s Time to Shine on Climate


by Dylan Plummer, CW Grassroots OrganizerOriginally published in The Register-Guard, April 24, 2021. Less than a month into spring, I received a red flag warning alert. A warm easterly wind … Continue reading Opinion: It’s DeFazio’s Time to Shine on Climate

Arborists say ODOT post-fires tree cutting is excessive, rushed


By Cassandra Profita (OPB)Originally published on OPB.org April 14, 2021 6 a.m. Critics who worked on state project say it’s removing trees that aren’t actually hazardous Oregon has a lot … Continue reading Arborists say ODOT post-fires tree cutting is excessive, rushed