Forest Protection and Restoration

Big Bottom forest

Imagine walking through a grove of ancient trees along a cold, swift-flowing river in the Cascades. Trees that were already giants when Lewis and Clark first arrived in Oregon, and if protected, will still stand and amaze families 200 years from now. 

Unfortunately, much of Oregon's old-growth heritage forests have been lost to reckless logging and development. Oregon Wild believes that what remains is a precious part of our children's natural heritage--a legacy that should be protected and preserved.

We are working hard to do just that:

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Follow these links to find out more about the threats to Oregon's old-growth forests and our work to protect them:

Common sense vision for Oregon forests

Western Oregon BLM backyard forests

Eastern Oregon - Land of the Ponderosa

Defending the Northwest Forest Plan

Forests and energy development

Off-road vehicles

Imnaha forest

Photos (top to bottom): Big Bottom forest in the Clackamas Wilderness (Bob Holmstrom); roadless old-growth Ponderosa in the Imnaha (Alan Cossitt).