Blog | 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]***Note 11/1/18: Comments on the Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Long-Term Conservation Strategy are now due 12/6/18   Marbled murrelets are seabirds about the size of a robin, related to puffins, and some might say they...

[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 Cascade Forest Conservancy (CFC) has grown a special partnership with the Cowlitz Indian Tribe (CIT) on a number of important projects. The Tribe has been a partner of ours for many years, collaborating in the field...

[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_empty_space][vc_column_text]The 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens drastically altered the landscape of Southwest Washington in a matter of moments.  A massive debris avalanche, formerly the north side of the mountain, crashed into Spirit Lake and careened...

[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_empty_space][vc_column_text] Mining Again Threatens Mount St Helens Area Wild Fish and Habitat By Matt Little, Cascade Forest Conservancy Originally published in The Osprey Newsletter, May 2018 Download a PDF copy of the article by clicking HERE. Just north of Mount St....

[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 forest collaborative groups, diverse stakeholders including environmental organizations, timber companies, recreational organzations, and other interested members of the community come together to discuss timber sales and other proposed projects with Forest Service staff. Cascade Forest...

[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...

[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]From old-growth forests to snow-covered alpine areas, Washington’s South Cascades are home to a variety of habitat types that support a wide array of plant and animal populations. Connectivity throughout the landscape allows wildlife to move...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Nicole Budine [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="35px"][vc_column_text]Lush, old-growth, conifer forests are an iconic feature of the Pacific Northwest. Large, magnificent trees and brilliant shades of green bring people from near and far to these forests to recreate. Pacific Northwest old-growth forests...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Darvel and Darryl Lloyd  [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="35px"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#444444" thickness="3"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space height="35px"][vc_column_text]My twin brother, Darryl, and I have always loved big trees and old forests. We grew up at our family's Flying...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="35px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][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][vc_single_image image="1250" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="75px"][vc_column_text] TAKE ACTION to stop a dangerous forest bill! [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#444444" thickness="3"][vc_empty_space height="15px"][vc_column_text]You can help protect our national forests...