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Meet Katie, Oregon Wild's new Marketing & Graphic Design Intern!

Greetings! My name is Katie Kelly, and I am the new Marketing & Graphic Design Intern at the Oregon Wild Portland office. I’m going into my fourth and final year at Lewis & Clark College this fall, graduating with B.A. in Environmental Studies. My concentration is titled “Climate Justice and Media in Periphery Nations.”

All Eyes on Bears Ears

Bears Ears National Monument - Photo provided by the BLM

Over the weekend, the head of the Department of Interior, Ryan Zinke, submitted a report to the White House recommending to scale back protections for the Bears Ears National Monument in Southern Utah. In his report, Zinke suggests that President Trump “revise the existing boundaries” of the monument, which was designated by President Obama after many years of hard work by a diverse coalition of tribal and environmental groups.

Central Oregon Events and Adventures!

‘Tis the season for exploration! With summer quickly approaching, we have more daylight than ever to pack in as much adventure as we can. We're offering 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. We hope to see you there!

What We Want from the Wild - An Oregon Humanities Conversation

 

"Ban Aerial Spray!" - Oregon Voters

As you have probably heard by now, there is much reason to celebrate. A local special election saw voters in Lincoln County, Oregon decide that their county should be the first in the country to ban aerial spraying by ballot initiative! 

Following the Trail Before Me

Since Oregon Wild’s inception in the 1970s, protecting ancient forests has been a key part of the organization’s work

June Wolf Pack Update

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

Speaking for the Voiceless

This wolf track was found near Crater Lake National Park during the 2016 Oregon Wild Crater Lake Wolf Rendezvous. It may very well be that of OR7. Credit Jonathan Jelen.

On May 19th, I testified in front of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on wolves in Oregon. The Commission listened to hours of public testimony from conservation-minded Oregonians who asked the agency to protect and restore Oregon's fragile wolf population. 

Chairman Finley and Commissioners, thank you for being here today and providing the opportunity to hear public comments. My name is Gaby Diaz and I’m here today to speak on behalf of the voiceless.

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.

A Brewfest for Earth Day

Earth Day 2017 dawned bright and breezy in Eugene - an auspicious beginning to a day full of events with the Oregon Brewshed Alliance. First, we set up for a river and park clean-up and maintenance event at Clearwater Park in Springfield.

Trump Wades Deeper into Fight over Public Lands

Yesterday the Trump Administration waded deeper into the fierce, on-going battle over America’s public lands. Alongside the head of the Interior Department, President Trump issued a new Executive Order that directs a special review of over 20 National Monuments designated since 1996, threatening to undermine decades of conservation work and weaken a key conservation tool used by presidents for a century, the Antiquities Act.

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