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Wildlife Commissioner Sets Double Standard for Conservation, Insults Public's "Intellect"

As a recap--in February, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to uplist the murrelet to ‘endangered’ under the state Endangered Species Act, then without any public notice, in June reversed their previous decision. 

One third of Oregon's public forest lands

In my wanderings in eastern Oregon doing research for the hiking guide “Oregon’s Ancient Forests” I visited some really spectacular landscapes and wild places.

Public forests = public health

My name is Cameron Brown, and I am volunteering as an intern for Oregon Wild in the Eugene office this summer.

Oregon Democrats Are Using Public Money to Advance Trump’s Public Lands Agenda

County governments throughout Oregon are helping fund a radical timber lobby group

If you live in Oregon, there's a good chance that your county government is helping fund a lawsuit to overturn the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Southern Oregon. 

Nine Things Oregonians Should Know About Forest Fires

Forest fires can be a threat to homes and property, but they also play an important role in restoring and maintaining a healthy forest. Here are nine things every Oregonian should know about forest fires in our area.

Engaging our community to make a difference

My name is Emma Land and I am the Community Outreach Intern at Oregon Wild’s Eugene office. This fall I will be starting my second year as a Master of Public Administration graduate student at the University of Oregon concentrating in environmental policy and sustainability. Last summer I moved from Kentucky to Oregon and decided to make it a month long road trip. I visited 14 states and countless state and national parks and recreation areas.

Injustice: The Pardon of the Hammonds

The White House today announced that Dwight and Steven Hammond, the two Oregon ranchers who triggered the Malheur Refuge occupation, would be pardoned. In a statement, press secretary Sarah Sanders called the punishment of the Hammonds “unjust,” and went on to describe them as “devoted family men, respected contributors to their local community, and have widespread support from their neighbors, local law enforcement, and farmers and ranchers across the West.”

The Truth About Forest Fires

By Doug Heiken

Changes Coming to Oregon Wild

We’re excited to share some big changes coming to Oregon Wild.

Soon, our emails, advocacy actions, event sign ups, donation pages, and more are going to look different, but we want to assure you: It’s still us! We’re still here, working to protect the things that make Oregon special, and hopefully making it a little easier for you to do the same.

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