We won’t stop working for clean water and healthy rivers for all

Fellow River Lovers, For many on our staff the past few days have felt very dark, we like many others are afraid of what is coming. We’ve dedicated our lives to protecting the rivers of the Pacific Northwest for the good of all people and we’ve heard many messages from the President-elect that run contrary … Continue reading We won’t stop working for clean water and healthy rivers for all

Pacific Rivers Challenges BLM Replacement of the Northwest Forest Plan

August 9, 2016 — Eugene, Ore—Late Yesterday, Pacific Rivers and a coalition of stakeholder groups filed a lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and its Resource Management Plan (RMP) for western Oregon. The RMP, which directs management of 2.5 million acres of forested lands in western Oregon would replace the 1994 Northwest Forest … Continue reading Pacific Rivers Challenges BLM Replacement of the Northwest Forest Plan

River groups to BLM: protect water on federal forests

O&CPacific Rivers and its partners are pushing back against industry efforts to cut more timber on federal forests in Oregon. In April, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its final plan for managing 2.5 million acres of public lands and waters in western Oregon – the so-called O&C lands. This new plan is an attempt … Continue reading River groups to BLM: protect water on federal forests

More conservation needed for rivers, water on 2.5 million acres of public forest in Oregon

This week, the Bureau of Land Management released its final Environmental Impact Statement on management of 2.5 million acres of public lands and waters in Oregon. The lands covered in this plan include many of Oregon’s most iconic watersheds including the Wild and Scenic Sandy, Clackamas, Umpqua and Rogue Rivers. These lands provide 1.5 million … Continue reading More conservation needed for rivers, water on 2.5 million acres of public forest in Oregon

Bureau of Land Management releases final management plan for 2.4 million acres of public forestlands in Oregon

River groups call for more conservation of healthy rivers, clean water, and recreation —  April 12, 2016 — Portland, Ore. — Today the Bureau of Land Management released its final Environmental Impact Statement on management of 2.4 million acres of public lands and waters in Oregon. The lands covered in this plan include many of Oregon’s … Continue reading Bureau of Land Management releases final management plan for 2.4 million acres of public forestlands in Oregon