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

Film exposes harmful logging practices in Oregon — Coos Bay World


November 19, 2015 — The World — COOS BAY — Pacific Rivers is screening its new film, “Behind the Emerald Curtain,” which exposes Oregon’s harmful and outdated logging practices for private lands: clearcutting, clearcutting on steep slopes, rampant road building, logging through small streams, and aerial spraying of toxic, carcinogenic pesticides. The film calls for … Continue reading Film exposes harmful logging practices in Oregon — Coos Bay World