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URGENT: Marble Mountains Targeted, You Can Help!

Timber planners on the Klamath National Forest are exploiting last summer’s wildfires to push an extreme logging proposal that calls for clearcutting old-growth reserves in key salmon strongholds. Please stand with conservation groups, native tribes, watershed councils and fire ecologists to oppose the Forest Service rush to log at any cost.

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BLM Targets Forests And Watersheds - Protect Grave Creek!

The BLM is at a crossroad: some folks in the agency are trying to find ways to thin second-growth forests, restore damaged watersheds and reduce the impacts of logging roads, while others want to "regenerate" ancient forests and punch more logging roads through the mountains. Stand with us and ask the Bureau of Land Management to restore, rather than exploit, ancient forests providing critical fish and wildlife habitat.

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Senators join in Oregon Caves dedication
The dignitaries who spoke at Friday's celebration of the expansion of Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve painted a colorful portrait of "The Marble Halls of Oregon." U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, who began working on the expansion nearly 20 years ago, seemed relieved. About 50 people were in attendance, including Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley.
Illinois, Rogue, and Smith Rivers Among America’s Most Endangered Rivers
American Rivers named southern Oregon’s Illinois and Rogue Rivers and the Smith River in California among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2015 today, shining a national spotlight on nickel mining proposals that threaten a wonderland of wild rivers, clean water, rare plants, and outdoor recreation.
California Salmon and Wildlife Win Court Protection from Old-Growth Logging
A federal court halted a logging plan in Northern California that would have harmed old-growth forests and federally protected fish and wildlife species. The court’s decision means that Fruit Growers Supply will not be given a blank check to harm struggling salmon populations, destroy endangered species habitat, and decimate old-growth forests.

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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.