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CASCADE FOREST

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our mission:

the cascade forest conservancy protects and sustains the forests, streams, wildlife, and communities in the heart of the cascades through conservation, education, and advocacy.

News & Updates

NEWS RELEASE: CFC Objects to Upcoming Timber Sale In Gifford Pinchot National Forest
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HISTORIC NEW PROTECTIONS FOR THE GREEN RIVER
On December 18, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) announced new rules designating portions of three waterways, the Cascade River, ...
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SALMON ARE ALREADY BENEFITING FROM HABITAT ENHANCEMENT AT STUMP CREEK
After building instream structures in a dry creek bed this past summer, we headed back to Stump Creek in early ...
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SPEAK UP FOR MATURE FORESTS: COMMENT ON PLANS FOR THE YELLOWJACKET TIMBER SALE
The Forest Service released a Revised Draft Environmental Assessment (Revised EA) for the Yellowjacket planning area on Oct. 31st, 2023. ...
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NEWS RELEASE: CFC Objects to Upcoming Timber Sale In Gifford Pinchot National Forest

NEWS RELEASE | March 25, 2024 Vancouver, WA – Cascade Forest Conservancy, a Vancouver-based conservation nonprofit, is objecting to plans for the upcoming Yellowjacket timber sale, which will occur on national forest lands in Lewis and Skamania counties east of Mount St. Helens in the Camp Creek-Cispus River and Yellowjacket Creek watersheds. The conservation group...

HISTORIC NEW PROTECTIONS FOR THE GREEN RIVER

On December 18, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) announced new rules designating portions of three waterways, the Cascade River, Napeequa River, and Skamania County’s Green River, as Outstanding Resource Waters (ORWs). The new designations are the end result of a multi-year effort by several organizations, including Cascade Forest Conservancy, to safeguard some of Washington’s...

SALMON ARE ALREADY BENEFITING FROM HABITAT ENHANCEMENT AT STUMP CREEK

After building instream structures in a dry creek bed this past summer, we headed back to Stump Creek in early November to see how the structures faired following the first bout of rain. As we headed down to the project site, we saw new channels that had formed, sediment had built up behind structures, and...

SPEAK UP FOR MATURE FORESTS: COMMENT ON PLANS FOR THE YELLOWJACKET TIMBER SALE

The Forest Service released a Revised Draft Environmental Assessment (Revised EA) for the Yellowjacket planning area on Oct. 31st, 2023. We had raised concerns about aggressive timber treatments in mature forest stands, among other issues. The Revised EA incorporated some of our recommendations but failed to address all of them. The Revised EA is an...

Project Highlights

GREEN RIVER VALLEY ALLIANCE CAMPAIGN


The Green River Valley & nearby Mount St. Helens (Lawetlat'la) are no place for a dangerous open-pit mine! To secure the permanent protections this place needs, we've launched the Green River Valley Alliance

FIGHTING FOR THE MOUNT ST. HELENS PUMICE PLAIN

We are fighting to protect this one-of-a-kind natural laboratory from a proposed road that is putting decades of research & future discoveries at risk

INTRODUCING THE INSTREAM WOOD BANK NETWORK

An innovative & collaborative solution to aquatic restoration in southwest Washington & beyond



Our Work