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Stop the Nedsbar Timber Sale

The Applegate Valley has a growing recreation and tourism economy. The proposed Nedsbar timber sale would log 3,400 acres in an area proposed for protection, increase fire hazard, and harm clean water that supplies family farms. Speak up to prevent the BLM from destroying the last, best older forests in the Applegate Valley.

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Smith River Deserves Protection, Not Strip Mining

The Smith River Basin in southwest Oregon is renowned for clear waters and world-class salmon runs. Help prevent a proposed nickel mine from strip mining about 4,000 acres of wilderness quality public lands, polluting downstream waters, and harming one of the most wild and pristine watersheds on the west coast.

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News

National report shows Oregon Caves brings $4.8 million to economy
A National Park Service report shows that 72,717 visitors to Oregon Caves National Monument in 2013 spent nearly $4.8 million in communities near the park, supporting 70 jobs in the local area.
Groups oppose proposed mining in Smith watershed
Conservation organizations including KS Wild are attempting to derail proposed exploratory drilling that they fear could lead to a nickel strip mining operation in a remote corner of southeast Curry County that has been proposed for federal wilderness protection.
To prevent another Formosa disaster, block new nickel mines
Making the news, Rep. Peter DeFazio on April 17 toured the remains of the Formosa copper mine in the South Umpqua watershed near Riddle, south of Roseburg. The mine was operated by a Canadian company from 1989-1993 and then abandoned.

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We need your help monitoring areas protected for our amazing regional botanical diversity.

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BLM forests have a unique history and offer diverse benefits to our region. Right now, our backyard forests are under threat.

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Energy companies are now pursuing LNG export for the Jordan Cove/Pacific Connector proposal.

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Learn about suction dredging, mining on public lands and toxic, abandoned mines in the Rogue Basin.

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KS Wild works to ensure that ORVs don’t threaten rare species, sensitive watersheds, or non-motorized recreation.