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Thank You For Protecting Our Rivers!

Please thank Senators Wyden and Merkley for protecting wild places today! The U.S. Congress passed the Natural Resources Management Act, including the Oregon Wildlands Act , and the reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. KS Wild and community allies have worked for over ten years to secure southwest Oregon protections in this bill.

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Clearcut the Siskiyou Crest? No way!

In the coming days and weeks, you're going to be hearing a lot about "salvage" logging clearcuts that are being proposed on public lands throughout the Klamath Siskiyous following last summer's fire season. One of the most outrageous of these logging proposals is the "Seiad-Horse" timber sale at Cook and Green Pass in the Siskiyou Mountains. Klamath National Forest timber planners hope to clearcut over 1,200 acres of Late-Successional Old-Growth Reserves.

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Great News for Great Rivers!

We send a big thank you to everyone who spoke up against pressure from international mining interests to strip-mine our beloved rivers. That's because the U.S. Forest Service just announced it would not revisit a strip-mining ban in the Kalmiopsis region. This means that more than 100,000 acres and 100 miles of streams and rivers will stay protected!

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