We know you’re itching to go outside and hit the trail, pitch a tent, or launch a kayak after a spring of staying home and staying safe. As places reopen and it becomes safer to do so, there are a lot of new considerations and best practices we want to encourage everyone to think about before you make the decision to get outside to enjoy our public lands.
What do Mt. Hood, the Three Sisters, and Mt. Shasta all have in common? They are all volcanoes! If you've ever wondered how they got here, why they're all (mostly) in a line, or why they look the way they do, this webcast is for you. Hal Wershow, Assistant Professor of Geology at Central Oregon Community College, presents a brief (and accessible) introduction to the Cascade Volcanoes.
Ochoco Mountains Coordinator Jamie Dawson also presents on Oregon Wild's efforts to protect the Cascades and the incredibly important habitat that surrounds them.
I don’t particularly enjoy politics. I understand why they exist, and recognize the power they have, but I certainly don’t love them.
The ongoing pandemic has done a good job of distracting me from the upcoming primary election. May 19th is technically “primary day”, but since Oregon is a vote-by-mail state, you’ll receive your ballot soon if you don’t have it already.
This piece originally appeared in the Eugene Weekly on April 28, 2020.
In this time of “Stay home, stay safe”, at least we have the outdoors…
Wait! Don’t go outside! There’s too many people, it’s risky, and many places are off-limits during the pandemic crisis!
The team at Oregon Wild explores the history of gray wolves in Oregon, from their extermination and half century of absence to their return and fragile recovery. We dive into the current state of wolves, breaking down the newly released annual wolf report and the latest attempt to strip wolf protections away on the federal level. Representative Pam Marsh joins us for a special commemoration of the famous wandering wolf OR-7, his epic journey, and the legacy he will leave the rest of Oregon's wolves.