“Hey world! There’s a climate climate emergency!” is what the email from 350 Eugene said announcing a protest on July 19. Due to the World Athletics Championships at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field,...
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to reflect a second trip to Alton Baker Park. On June 12, both the Willamette and McKenzie Rivers swelled as the two areas received a heavy downpour...
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On Dec. 15, members of 350 Eugene held a demonstration outside of the Eugene Family YMCA in protest of their planned methane use along with Kidsports and the 4J School District.
Cascadia Forest Defenders Begin Occupation in Willamette National Forest and Join Demonstration on University Campus
Beginning on Nov. 16, community members with Cascadia Forest Defenders began “occupying a road leading to public forest slated for clear-cutting in the Willamette National Forest” — a part of the Breitenbush Watershed. The...
Oregonians are not exempt from the effects of extreme climate and we are not exempt from the consequences that both climate and social scientists began to sound the alarm on decades ago.
“Forest Defense is Climate Defense:” Activists Occupy Trees to Protest Old-Growth Logging in McKenzie Watershed (PHOTOS)
Since Sept. 11, the Cascadia Forest Defenders, an autonomous group of environmental activists, have been occupying a part of the Willamette National Forest in advance of a proposed timber sale by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Congratulations fellow eco-enthusiasts, you’ve made it to part three, give yourself a pat on the back for trudging through part two. If you haven’t read either of the predecessors to this addition, you should do so! The two previous articles establish a foundation of understanding this critical final addition: so what can we do about plastic?