Public Lands

photo courtesy of Amy Stuart

Protecting Public Lands

We, the public, own much of the land in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.  Government agencies manage these lands for a variety of uses, and if properly cared for, these lands can continue to provide clean air and water, healthy habitat for native fish and wildlife, and abundant recreational opportunities.  To protect these wild lands for current and future generations, Crag launched the Public Lands Program in 2001.

What We’re Working On

Protecting Large Trees in Eastern Oregon

Protecting Large Trees in Eastern Oregon

In June 2022, Crag filed a lawsuit on behalf of six conservation groups, challenging a Trump-era rule change that allows logging of mature and old growth forests on over 7 million acres across Eastern Oregon and Washington.

Post-Fire Logging in Oregon

Post-Fire Logging in Oregon

Crag and our client’s post-fire legal work has not only stopped several unlawful logging projects, but has reaffirmed our values of integrity, environmental protection, and community advocacy.

Mt. Hood Wilderness Land Exchange

Mt. Hood Wilderness Land Exchange

Mt. Hood is home to pristine wilderness, beautiful alpine lakes, scenic landscapes, and the historic Timberline Lodge. Since 2001, Crag has fought to protect the North Side of the mountain from Mt. Hood Meadows’ misguided development proposal.

Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex

The Klamath Basin contains five National Wildlife Refuges established to protect fish, wildlife, and waterfowl habitat. Unfortunately, the refuges have been severely damaged and degraded from competing commercial agricultural uses over the last century.

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