Conservationists Fight Timber Industry’s Lawsuit Seeking To Limit Role Of Science In Public Lands Management (press release 9.10.12)

The non-profit organizations join the lawsuit to preserve the U.S. Forest Service’s rules that utilize science to sustainably manage our public lands and protect clean water, clean air and wildlife.

The Western Environmental Law Center, on behalf of Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Center and Oregon Wild, filed a motion today in federal district Court in Washington D.C. to fight a lawsuit that aims to drastically limit the use of science to help manage our national forests.

Judge Denies Stream Poisoning Plan


The government has opted to not appeal a judge’s ruling to block the poisoning of 11 miles of creek with rotenone, to try to restock a rare species of trout.

Feds withdraw appeal in Sierra creek case


RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal agencies have withdrawn their appeal of a ruling that blocked efforts to poison a Sierra Nevada creek near Lake Tahoe to reintroduce threatened Paiute cutthroat trout.

Lone wolf causes stir as it stays in California's far north


A wild wolf has been back among us for a week now, the first in nearly 90 years. True to form, he is beginning to cause a stir.

The 2-year-old male wolf known as OR7 crossed from Oregon into California's Siskiyou County on Dec. 28. Initial speculation that he might soon turn back to Oregon has been laid to rest.

Court Finds Sierra Nevada Off-Road Vehicle Plan Illegal (press release 5.27.11)


A federal court has rejected the U.S. Forest Service’s plan to increase off-road vehicle use in the Eldorado National Forest.

WELC Participates In Youth's Lawsuit To Fight Global Warming

WELC Files Brief on Behalf of NASA Climate Scientist Dr. James Hansen

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