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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
VICTORY FOR MOUNT ST. HELENS AND THE GREEN RIVER VALLEY!
COURT VACATES DECISIONS BY FEDERAL AGENCIES THAT WOULD HAVE ENABLED MINING EXPLORATION NEAR MOUNT ST. HELENS NEWS RELEASE | February …
KEEP YOUR EYES PEELED FOR PIKA! A NEW INDEPENDENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
Which local high-altitude specialist is the size of a potato, has a teddy-bear face and large round ears, enjoys picking …
VICTORY! THE FOREST SERVICE HAS REMOVED MATURE STANDS FROM PLANS FOR THE UPPER WIND TIMBER SALE
Victory! We are pleased to announce that the U.S. Forest Service has listened to concerns raised by Cascade Forest Conservancy …
THREE BILLS WE’RE WATCHING IN WASHINGTON’S 2023 LEGISLATIVE SEASON
The 2023 Washington Legislative Session is well underway and there are some interesting bills related to state forest management and climate change that are working through the system. We’ve been watching several of these bills, but we wanted to highlight three in particular, each of which could potentially make a major impact on land management...
PUMICE PLAIN LITIGATION UPDATE
We are disappointed that our lawsuit to protect the Pumice Plain from an ill-conceived road was not successful. A federal appeals court will allow the Forest Service to build a road across the Plain as early as this summer. Since 2017 we’ve been fighting the Forest Service’s short-sighted plan to construct a road through the...
NEWS RELEASE | December 6, 2022 Local conservation groups welcome recent US Forest Service announcement as a step forward for climate-smart forest management
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2022 Local conservation groups welcome recent US Forest Service announcement as a step forward for climate-smart forest management. The announcement signals the beginning of a process to update current federal land management policies to account for wildfire, carbon sequestration, and climate change. On December 5th, the US Forest...
PROJECT UPDATE: BEAVER REINTRODUCTIONS ARE IN FULL SWING
CFC’s beaver reintroduction program has been operating since 2019 and to date has released 34 individuals into carefully studied and selected locations where the animals have the best possible chance to thrive. We, along with an ever-growing number of Tribes, agencies, and organizations, are using beaver reintroductions as a way to improve degraded habitats and...
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