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The Smear Campaign to Kill Dead Trees

Many Oregon elementary school children have the opportunity to attend Outdoor School, essentially a blend of camping-plus-school that takes children into the forest to talk about wildlife, water, geology, and plant life. Through songs and traditions, as well as hands-on learning, it’s a fantastic experience that sticks with students for their entire lives. Oregon children are instilled at a very young age with an appreciation of nature.

A Bundy Believer Heads to Oregon's Senate

Earlier this month, Oregon State Representative Dallas Heard was appointed to fill the State Senate seat of Jeff Kruse, who resigned this year following the release of an independent investigator's report that confirmed he had engaged in unwelcome physical contact with coworkers in the Oregon legislature.

The Gift of Giving: Part III

The final installment of our blog about the Willamette Week's Give!Guide, where Oregon Wild staff members weigh in about which organizations they are choosing to donate to this year. 

Defending Monuments for the Next Generation

This last weekend, Oregon Wild staffer Gaby Diaz partnered with Passport Oregon to bring a group of young people outside to explore the Old Salmon River Trail. They meandered through old growth forests, talked about salmon and their role in healthy ecosystems, and pointed out the plants and animals that make this special place their home.
 

Celebrate Fall with Central Oregon Events

It’s time to celebrate the turning of the leaves, the crisp air, and even cheer on the first snowflakes of the year! We have a variety of events over the next month that are fun, educational, and inspiring and we hope you can get outside (and inside) with us to learn more about the wild places and wildlife that we experience regularly here in Bend. Enjoy the fleeting time we call autumn with some Oregon Wild events. Hopefully this makes those shorter days feel worthwhile! 

Bid on Adventure

Time is running out to get your tickets for Call of the Wild! In addition to local bites, brews, live music and great company, the annual silent auction provides a great opportunity to plan, or supplement, your next trip into the wild!

Trump Administration Targets Oregon's Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Today, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke passed on recommendations to President Trump on the fate of 27 National Monuments across the country. Though Zinke's report was not made public, The Washington Post is reporting that the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is one of three across the country that will see protections slashed!

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.

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