When I set out to write “Oregon’s Ancient Forests: A Hiking Guide” (with a release date of July 2019!), the idea of the research I’d have to do simply sounded fun - discovering and hiking trails in ancient forests across the state, camping out in new places, enjoying time away from the real world… fun stuff.
Since the election, there’s been a great deal of attention paid to Democrats seizing control of the House of Representatives and flipping several governorships across the country. Here in Oregon, progressives have celebrated Gov. Brown’s re-election and Democrats winning supermajorities in both houses of Oregon’s State Legislature (see Oregon Wild’s 5 Election Takeaways for Oregon's Wildlands and Wildlife).
by Alan Hirschmugl
Collecting bones wasn’t exactly the project I envisioned getting picked for when I first contacted Oregon Wild about volunteering.
What do the results of the 2018 midterm election mean for Oregon’s wildlands, wildlife, and waters? Here are five takeaways, or you can see our in-depth video discussion here on Facebook Live:
Happy fall from the Oregon Wild office in Bend! Songbirds are flocking up to prepare for migration, the larches have changed to golden yellow, and snow has begun to fall in the Ochocos.
With the summer season officially wrapped up, we’ve finally had time to reflect on what a great season it was. For me, one of the highlights was the blossoming partnership between Oregon Wild and Soul River, Inc. - a Portland-based nonprofit that shares the healing powers of rivers and nature with veterans and inner city youth.
Your Favorite Oregon River is (probably) Celebrating 30 Years of Wild and Scenic Protections!
On October 28th, Oregon’s most iconic rivers (not named the Columbia or Willamette) will be celebrating 30 years of Wild and Scenic River designation!
Here are 5 quick facts on the “conservation birthday” of these fantastic waterways.
As we have seen time and time again, elections have consequences. That’s why it’s critical that each and every one of us votes on November 6th. For all things wild and for all wild places, it’s imperative we ensure our elected officials represent the public’s conservation values. Thanks for the reading our public service announcement.
Now back to your regularly scheduled wolf pack update.