Article stemming from a recent Blue Mountain Land Trust tour
Kevin Gorman from the Friends of the Columbia Gorge was recently featured on KATU news speaking about their plan to acquire 420 acres near the Steigerwald National Wildlife Refuge. This is one of the seven parcels that are part of their Preserve the Wonder campaign.
Nice article about Columbia Land Trust’s Powerdale project, where they are working to find balance between restoring vital fish and wildlife habitat while creating opportunities for public access for local recreation.
Says Matthew Betts, lead author of this recent study and professor in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University: “It should be quite obvious that forest loss increases the risk of species being listed. But our work provides the first global quantitative link between forest loss and forest species decline.”