Wild Victories

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Victory for mature and old-growth forests

Victory for mature and old-growth forests

Victory for mature and old-growth forests last updated April 22, 2024Victory! Judge invalidates Trump era Forest Service decision to repeal the Eastside Screens 21-inch rule, protecting large trees...

Victory for Wildlife in Snoqualmie Pass

Victory for Wildlife in Snoqualmie Pass

Victory for wildlife in Snoqualmie Pass last updated August 23, 2023The state of Washington has invested millions of dollars in wildlife restoration efforts, including building highway crossings for...

Early victory in McKenzie River hatcheries case

Early victory in McKenzie River hatcheries case

Early Victory in McKenzie River hatcheries case Lawsuit proceeds to discovery after defeating motion to dismiss last updated June 8, 2023 The McKenzie River basin provides clean drinking water for...

Early victory in case to protect Siuslaw River Watershed

Early victory in case to protect Siuslaw River Watershed

With our partners at Cascadia Wildlands and Oregon Wild, we survived the Bureau of Land Management’s motion to dismiss our challenge to logging on public lands west of Eugene. This early victory bodes well for our ongoing litigation to safeguard imperiled species in the Siuslaw River watershed.

Victory for Coho Salmon in Oregon state forests!

Victory for Coho Salmon in Oregon state forests!

Victory for coho salmon in Oregon state forests Legal Agreement will bring new protections from logging to Oregon Coast coho salmon last updated April 13, 2023 The settlment increases protections...

Victory for Oregon State Forests!

Victory for Oregon State Forests!

The Oregon Court of Appeals erased the verdict of a 2019 Linn County lawsuit that sought more than a billion dollars from taxpayers on the theory that Oregon was required to maximize logging on state forests. The decision reverses a $1 billion award awarded to the county and frees up the state to balance the protection of water supplies, wildlife and timber production.

Victory! Court Halts Roadside Post-fire Logging Project

Victory! Court Halts Roadside Post-fire Logging Project

On November 5, 2021, for the second time this year, a federal court halted U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) plans to carry out extensive post-fire roadside logging. In granting a preliminary injunction, the court stopped planned commercial logging along 400 miles of roads within the Willamette National Forest.

Victory for Roosevelt Elk – Chiloquin, Oregon

Victory for Roosevelt Elk – Chiloquin, Oregon

Victory for Forests & Elk - Chiloquin, Oregon 2020Roosevelt Elk - Photo by Stephen Baker, BLM Oregon On December 10, 2020, the Land Use Board of Appeals ruled in favor of our community clients,...

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