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

Timber Wars part deux

Administration rewriting landmark Northwest Forest Plan –  You may remember it or you may not, but in the early 1990s, there was a timber war in the Pacific Northwest. The region was at the center of domestic news and policy debates when the northern spotted owl was listed as threatened and logging operations on federal … Continue reading Timber Wars part deux