Posts in Cascade-Siskiyou
Bees & Blossoms at the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

KS Wild works hard to protect places like the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, and we love bringing our community out to these special places so you can experience all that our region, and its wild places, has to offer. The Bees & Blossoms hike was graciously led by the founder of the Native Bee Society, Brian Dysktra.

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Art for Conservation: Butterfly Diversity Painting, Up for Auction!

While hiking the mountains of Southern Oregon field biologist John Villella shared his dream with artist Deb VanPoolen, and less than a year later a masterpiece was born!  Highlighting the extreme biodiversity and dazzling local audiences, "Butterfly Diversity of the Cascade-Siskiyou" was released just prior to Trump Administration's threats to remove protections for the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Now, the painting's influence will live on - let's find the right home for it!

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Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Expanded

After four local public hearings and thousands of letters to elected officials, support for the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument has been heard! On Thursday, January 12, 2017, President Obama used his authority under the Antiquities Act to expand the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon.

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