Information for press and media.
For over three decades, Oregon Wild has worked to inform and involve the public in the important conservation issues facing our state. America's wildlands, wildlife, and waters belong to all of us, and we believe that the best way to ensure these precious resources are managed responsibly is to keep the public informed.
Recent Press Releases
- Nearly 500,000 More Americans Speak Out Against Federal Plan to Strip Wolves of Protections Mar 31, 2014
Scientific Peer Review Questioning Wolf Proposal Prompts Many to Write AdministrationNearly a million and a half Americans have filed their comments in opposition to efforts to strip wolves of federal protections. The latest batch comes on the heals of a scathing scientific review of the proposal.
- Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Coastal Plant in Oregon and California Mar 07, 2014
Silvery Phacelia Threatened by Off-road Vehicles and DevelopmentGroups now await decision by US Fish and Wildlife Service officials.
- Wyden-style Clearcut Causes Mudslide on O&C Lands Feb 27, 2014
Neighboring landowners discover mudslide in Buck Rising clearcut; fear Wyden plan to clearcut public lands could cause many more.Press release on mudslide caused by Buck Rising clearcut - a style of logging promoted by Senator Wyden in proposed legislation.
- State Announces Wolf Recovery Numbers Feb 25, 2014
Conservationists welcome news as recovery of endangered species stays on track in 2013.Populations are up. Conflict remains low.
Recent Press Clips
- NW Forest Plan: Warfare rages out of the spotlight Apr 15, 2014
- Part 2 of CrossCut's take on the 20th Anniversary of the Northwest Forest Plan
- The Northwest Forest Plan: 20 Years of Fighting Apr 13, 2014
- The first part in CrossCut's series on the 20th Anniversary of the Northwest Forest Plan.
- Twenty years of the Northwest Forest Plan: Guest Opinion Apr 11, 2014
- Jim Furnish, formerly with the U.S. Forest Service, and Dan Chu of the Sierra Club, weigh in on the successes of the historic Northwest Forest Plan.
- Tracking collar on Oregon wolf OR-7 about to expire, guaranteeing more lore, mystery Mar 27, 2014
- As the collar on Oregon's most famous wolf seems set to fail conservationists and wildlife managers reflect on the story.