Cascadia Sues Over Lack of Federal Protections for the Wolverine


Cascadia Wildlands, along with a broad coalition of conservation groups, has filed suit over the Fish and Wildlife Service's failure to list the wolverine on the Endangered Species Act list.  The Fish and Wildlife Service officially withdrew its proposal to list the species after applied political pressure from a handful of western states.  Only 250-300 … Continue reading Cascadia Sues Over Lack of Federal Protections for the Wolverine

Fish and Wildlife Service Plays Politics With Wolverine Survival


For Immediate Release, August 12, 2014   Contacts:  Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746 Drew Kerr, WildEarth Guardians, (312) 375-6104  Matthew Bishop, Western Environmental Law Center, (406) 324-8011    Fish and Wildlife Service Plays Politics With Wolverine Survival Conservation Groups Decry Withdrawal of Proposed Endangered Species Act Listing   MISSOULA, MONT. — Bowing to political … Continue reading Fish and Wildlife Service Plays Politics With Wolverine Survival

US Fish and Wildlife Service: The Leadership and Vision Vacuum


By Bob Ferris   "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." Aldo Leopold A Sand County Almanac, 1948   I have been spending a lot of time lately reading scientific justifications and policy statements emanating out of … Continue reading US Fish and Wildlife Service: The Leadership and Vision Vacuum

Wolverine killed by Idaho Trapper


NEWS RELEASE Tuesday, January 14, 2014     IDAHO FISH AND GAME Upper Snake NEWS RELEASE Idaho Falls, ID Date: January 10, 2014   Contact: Gregg Losinski  gregg.losinski@idfg.idaho.gov  (208) 525-7290   Trapping Of Non-Target Species Has Mixed Outcomes   Fur trapping was one of the major reasons for exploration of Idaho and is still a … Continue reading Wolverine killed by Idaho Trapper

Press Release: Logging Plan Threatens Proposed Crater Lake Wilderness


December 3rd, 2013 For immediate release   Contacts:            Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463  Steve Pedery, Conservation Director, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 ext. 212 John Mellgren, Attorney, Western Environmental Law Center, (541) 525-5087   Conservationists File Legal Challenge to Protect Popular Recreation Areas and Imperiled Wildlife Habitat in … Continue reading Press Release: Logging Plan Threatens Proposed Crater Lake Wilderness

Are sea otters secretly climate crusaders?


09/12/2012 04:34:56 PM PDT   By Jason Hoppin – Santa Cruz Sentinel   SANTA CRUZ – Monterey Bay's main mascot may turn out to be a secret agent in the fight against climate change.   It has long been known that sea otters, nursed back from brink of extinction in the past several decades, provide … Continue reading Are sea otters secretly climate crusaders?