Admin | Cascade Forest Conservancy

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text] STAFF WRITER February 12, 2018 11:11 AM Updated February 12, 2018 05:01 PM   The U.S. Forest Service has approved a mining permit for gold, copper and other minerals next to the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, The Chronicle reported...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text] In Our View: Cheers & Jeers Vancouver councilor’s selection open, fair; don’t mine near Mount St. Helens Published: February 10, 2018, 6:03 AM Jeers: To mining near Mount St. Helens. U.S. Forest Service officials have consented to a proposed mining project...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text] U.S. Forest Service gives consent, clarifying limits of its permission By Dameon Pesanti, Columbian staff writer Published: February 8, 2018, 7:29 PM The U.S. Forest Service has given its consent to allow exploratory mining near Mount St. Helens. Ascot USA Inc. wants...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text] Slippery Slope: Sen. Cantwell Among Voices Speaking Out Against Drilling Permits By Jordan Nailon / jnailon@chronline.com Feb 8, 2018 On Thursday, the U.S. Forest Service announced its long awaited decision to approve a request for a prospective mining permit...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]The Forest Service decision could allow drilling later this year in the upper Green River Valley if the federal Bureau of Land Management approves permits for the work. By Hal Bernton he U.S. Forest Service signed off on exploration...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#444444" thickness="3"][vc_column_text] Call to Action! [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#444444" thickness="3"][vc_column_text] We are continuing to oppose threats to bedrock federal environmental protections including bills, riders, and administrative rule changes. Riders on bills could weaken protections for endangered species and...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Old forests that contain large trees and a diversity of tree sizes and species may offer refuge to some types of birds facing threats in a warming climate, scientists have found.   In a paper...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text] Grants: Money Will Fund Five Projects in the County; Grays Harbor, Thurston County Also Get Funding By The Chronicle Jan 26, 2918 Lewis County groups have received $1,000,794 in grants for five projects that will protect and restore salmon...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text] A Questionable Piece of Legislation Could Drastically Change Our National Forests Currently sitting in the Senate: a bill to expand the Forest Service’s ability to cut down trees without going through proper environmental checks. By Leslie Nemo January 24,...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]Beavers have a bit of a reputation as being nuisances for landowners. But to us, they are self-adapting ecosystem engineers! For that reason, we are beginning a project with Cowlitz Indian Tribe to reintroduce more beavers...