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Why You Should Care About the Assault on the Antiquities Act

The Antiquities Act is under attack by dark money donors and the Trump Administration. While most Americans are very familiar with the iconic landscapes protected by the Act - places like the Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, and our own Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument - they may not be familiar with the law behind those protections. 

June Wolf Pack Update

Over the last few months, we’ve seen enormous support for wolf conservation!

Wolf Plan Webinar

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The Webinar will start at 7:00 PM PST. Feel free to leave any questions now as a Discus comment, or email it to dm@oregonwild.org and we will try to address it during the webinar.

What the Media Missed About Malheur

A year ago, a band of militants descended on a National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, and with them came a cadre of national reporters. National reports were often simplistic, neglecting important nuances to the story and left readers and viewers with poor understanding of facts on the ground.

While local coverage by several Oregon outlets was more thorough and provided analysis, the one-year anniversary of the Malheur occupation provides an opportunity to reflect on key elements of the saga that flew under the radar.

Elliott State Forest sale halted... for now

We did it! 

Thanks to your voice, thousands of other Oregon Wild activists, partner organizations, and many more who have been working on this issue for years, the State Land Board delayed their vote on a proposal to privatize the Elliott State Forest. 

But we are not out of the woods yet!

Find Your Adventure!

We joke that Shasta’s office looks like Christmas morning. As we’ve gotten closer to this year’s Call of the Wild, it’s filled up with all the amazing donated prize packages that will be up for auction at the event. I’ll occasionally drop by Shasta’s office, as will other staff, to paw through the latest goodies.

Rogue Pack: The Next Generation

As we've been preparing for this second annual Crater Lake Wolf Rendezvous (learn more here), exciting news came out for wolves in the Crater Lake region. Last week we were introduced to Journey's third litter of Rogue Pack pups, and the newly dubbed Silver Lake wolves, in trail cam photos from the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Reflections from the Wallowa Wolf Rendezvous

Oregon Wild Wallowa Wolf Rendezvous participants Gabriella Diaz and Brenda Kameenui, with a 360 degree video (below) by Ben Prindle

Green Building Certification Just Got Less Green

Many Oregonians pride themselves on the state’s environmental record and ongoing sustainability efforts. One element of this commitment is demonstrated through the increasing popularity of green building standards that promote energy and resource-efficient projects. The US Green Building Council (USGBC), through its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification, is the most widely used rating system.

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