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Old Growth Protection and Restoration

Oregon Wild: Working to preserve Oregon's last old-growth forests as an enduring legacy

Hikers in Big Bottom old growth, Clackamas RiverImagine walking through a grove of ancient trees along a cold, swift-flowing river in the Cascades.  Trees that were already giants when Lewis and Clark first arrived in Oregon, and if protected, will still stand and amaze families 200 years from now. 

Unfortunately, much of Oregon's old-growth heritage forests have been lost to reckless logging and development.  Oregon Wild believes that what remains is a precious part of our children's natural heritage--a legacy that should be protected and preserved.

We are working hard to do just that:

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Follow these links to find out more about the threats to Oregon's old-growth forests and Oregon Wild's work to protect them:

What Is an Old-growth Forest?

Westside forests: Old-growth and new ideas

Eastside forests: Ponderosa pine country

Forest Management: What's going on in your forests?

Biomass Development: Clean Energy or Threat to Oregon's Forests?

Act Now!


Act Now to Support Oregon's Wilderness.

Do you know...
How many clear cuts exist within Mount Hood National Forest?

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