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

Lawsuit Filed Challenging Ongoing Post-Fire Clearcutting in Santiam State Forest East of Salem


For Immediate Release            April 14, 2021 Contacts:Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands; email, 314.482.3746Noah Greenwald, Endangered Species Director, Center for Biological Diversity; email, 503.484.7495 Environmental … Continue reading Lawsuit Filed Challenging Ongoing Post-Fire Clearcutting in Santiam State Forest East of Salem

A Call on Secretaries Haaland and Vilsack to Rein in Reckless Post-Fire Roadside Logging in Oregon


For Immediate ReleaseApril 13, 2021 Contacts:Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director, Cascadia Wildlands; email, 503.327.4923Tim Ingalsbee, Executive Director, Firefighters United for Safety Ethics and Ecology (FUSEE); email, 541.338.7671 Conservationists Call on Biden … Continue reading A Call on Secretaries Haaland and Vilsack to Rein in Reckless Post-Fire Roadside Logging in Oregon