Press Room

Since 1974, 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.

Explore our Oregon Wild newsletter archive to find out more about our work. 

Press Contacts

Arran Robertson
Communications Manager. Contact Arran for general media inquiries.
Steve Pedery
Conservation Director. Contact Steve with specific questions about Oregon Wild's conservation programs.

News Releases

Oct 4, 2022
Late Friday, a judge in the District Court for the District of Oregon ruled that the U.S.…
Aug 30, 2022
Washington, D.C. – Environmental groups delivered more than 122,000 public comments today urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) to protect…
Aug 29, 2022
Today, Oregon-based conservation organizations Cascadia Wildlands and Oregon Wild challenged
Aug 1, 2022
Today, old-growth forest and wildlife advocates provided the U.S. Forest Service the means to reconsider the pending Trump-era “Flat Country” timber sale in Oregon’s Willamette National Forest. The…
Jul 15, 2022
Bend, OR — 75 organizations across Oregon have released a letter in support of the River Democracy Act (…
Jul 13, 2022
Agency is illegally relying on regulation that excludes certain timber stand and wildlife habitat improvement projects from NEPA requirements. Conservation organizations WildEarth Guardians and…
Jul 12, 2022
New report identifies ‘climate forests’ at risk Federal agencies are targeting mature and old-growth forests for logging despite these trees’ extraordinary ability to curb climate change and…
Jun 23, 2022
New Vilsack guidance to Forest Service falls short of protecting key forests WASHINGTON -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday signed a memorandum to clarify the U.S.…
Jun 10, 2022
Today, June 14, six conservation groups filed a lawsuit challenging a Trump-era rule change that allows logging of mature and old-growth forests on no less than 7 million acres across Eastern Oregon…
May 31, 2022
Today, a federal judge invalidated a Trump administration decision denying protections to…

Press Clips

Feb 9, 2012
EMMETT, Idaho - An Idaho hunter who apparently didn't realize his wolf tag was no longer valid shot and killed a collared male wolf from northeast Oregon's Imnaha Pack.The man was hunting for coyotes…
Sep 11, 2009
Decades ago, wolves across the West were shot out of existence. Protected by their status as an endangered species, they've begun to make a comeback. Sadly, this fall they will again be running from…
Dec 18, 2007
Two landslides on clear-cuts logged by Oregon State University's College of Forestry set into motion last week's torrent of mud and debris that inundated homes and U.S. 30 west of Clatskanie. The…
Sep 27, 2007
Rainie Falls on the Rogue River gives meaning to the word "whitewater." The water froths and boils, tumbling hard over the rocks. It's only about a 6-foot drop, but river rafters will tell you it's a…
Jul 28, 2007
Can you see the forest through the trees? Join a bittersweet trek through an old-growth wilderness in its final days. The sun was a half-hour shy of the western horizon when I followed an elk into a…
May 16, 2007
Part I The Alsea Stewardship Group hosted a field tour of the West Alsea Landscape Management Project in the Siuslaw National Forest on Saturday, May 12. Representatives of several agencies and the…