A New Movie Hopes To Save A River Threatened By California’s Logging and Marijuana Industries

by Dana Alston — September 27, 2017 — Willamette week — River’s Last Chance is beautiful from the onset. Shane Anderson’s documentary opens with a montage of Northern California’s Eel River, speckled with salmon and wildlife. Wide shots of the river framed by forests and mountains are rendered through stunning cinematography. The beauty of the river only … Continue reading A New Movie Hopes To Save A River Threatened By California’s Logging and Marijuana Industries

Film Reveals Oregon’s Dirty Logging Secrets — National Geographic blog

by Natalie Bennon, guest blogger — April 14, 2016 — in Water Currents — If you’ve ever been to Oregon, you probably think of us as a green state – a utopia filled with people who recycle, ride bicycles, and hike and fish in healthy forests filled with clear streams. But when it comes to … Continue reading Film Reveals Oregon’s Dirty Logging Secrets — National Geographic blog

Film Slams Oregon Forest Practices

February 10, 2016 — Jefferson Exchange — Jefferson Public Radio — Listen here as Behind the Emerald Curtain filmmaker Shane Anderson discusses Oregon’s shameful logging practices on private lands that are poisoning communities, fish and wildlife. And then take action to demand responsible logging in Oregon! Want to do even more? Become a member today. … Continue reading Film Slams Oregon Forest Practices

State forestry agency videos offer timber industry slant — Portland Tribune

by Paul Koberstein — January 16, 2016 — Portland Tribune — The Oregon Forest Resources Institute, a state agency created by the Legislature in 1991, lists one of its chief goals as providing “objective information about responsible forest management.” But critics say its materials seem more like propaganda. “I would call it greenwashing,” says Mary Scurlock, … Continue reading State forestry agency videos offer timber industry slant — Portland Tribune

Film outlines risks of clearcut logging – The Daily Astorian

by Andrew R. Torry — January 5, 2016 — from The Daily Astorian — Filmmakers seek to raise awareness of man-made environmental dangers in our forests — CANNON BEACH — Standing on the beach, looking east, you can see them — the expanding swaths of clearcuts carved out of the hills. Every few months it seems … Continue reading Film outlines risks of clearcut logging – The Daily Astorian

A Northwest filmmaker is standing up to Oregon’s logging industry — Portland Monthly Magazine

by Emma Mannheimer — Nov 24, 2015 — from the Portland Monthly Magazine Tripster blog — Peeling back the “emerald curtain” — strips of trees left around certain clearcuts — Shane Anderson wants to show Oregonians what’s really going on in our forests Growing up fishing in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest, Shane Anderson was shocked at … Continue reading A Northwest filmmaker is standing up to Oregon’s logging industry — Portland Monthly Magazine