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Restoration Update Fall 2021

Published September 9th, 2021

PROTECTING HOMES AND NATIVE FORESTS FROM WILDFIRE:

Challenges and Opportunities

 

Since the early 2000s, wildfires have been getting larger, faster moving, and more destructive to homes, infrastructure, and [...]

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Conservation Committee Update Fall 2021

Published September 9th, 2021

Public Trust and Oregon’s Private Forests, Part 1… Angela Jensen

Environmental groups, like-minded individuals, and families in rural Oregon have long been concerned about industrial logging practices on private [...]

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National Geographic highlights latest Spotted Owl Research

Published June 25th, 2021
Article recopied from National Geographic Despite massive effort, spotted owl populations at an all-time low

A threatened owl could disappear from much of its range unless old-growth [...]

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From the Conservation/ Legal Director Summer 2021

Published June 19th, 2021

Angela Jensen

Conservation is a broad topic. Yet I often find that I center my newsletter articles on topics related to forestry and climate change. So, for this newsletter I [...]

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Action item for native fish preservation

Published May 13th, 2021

Right now, Oregon’s state legislature is considering a bill, HB 3150, that will require ODFW to utilize hatch boxes in southern Oregon, a strategy that is ineffective at bolstering commercial and [...]

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Umpqua Watersheds joins lawsuit to Protect Salmon

Published April 25th, 2021

 

Environmental Groups Threaten To Sue To Protect Chinook Salmon Published April 22, 2021 at 10:31 AM PDT LISTEN • https://www.ijpr.org/show/the-jefferson-exchange/2021-04-22/fri-8-am-environmental-groups-threaten-to-sue-to-protect-chinook-salmon Riccardo Rossi, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15140983 /

It can be hard to keep track [...]

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From the Statesman Journal, Salem, Oregon

Published April 25th, 2021
OPINION Salvage does not aid ecological recovery of forests Jerry F. Franklin and K. Norman Johnson Guest Opinion View Comments

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Protecting Oregon Coast Spring Chinook

Published April 9th, 2021
NFS and Partners Crank Up The Heat To Protect Oregon Coast Spring Chinook

Native Fish Society, along with our co-petitioners at the Center for Biological Diversity and Umpqua Watersheds, have [...]

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Wasson and Franklin Creeks Comprehensive River Management Plan

Published March 25th, 2021

The Siuslaw National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Coos Bay District invite you to provide input as we begin the planning process for the Wasson and Franklin [...]

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Conservation and Restoration Update

Published March 7th, 2021

UNLSH is off and running … Janice Reid & Cindy Haws

Umpqua Natural Leadership Science Hub (UNLSH) is a non-profit organization started by former UW Executive Director, Cindy Haws. [...]

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