Marbled Murrelet http://nwpr.org en Conservationists Say They'll Sue Over Privatization Of State Forest http://nwpr.org/post/conservationists-say-theyll-sue-over-privatization-state-forest <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Conservation groups want timber companies to know they'll sue if an endangered seabird's habitat is threatened by logging. The groups object to the potential privatization of the Elliott State Forest in Oregon's coast range.</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:21:36 +0000 Rachael McDonald 42774 at http://nwpr.org Conservationists Say They'll Sue Over Privatization Of State Forest Top Oregon Officials Approve Sale Of Parcels In Elliott Forest http://nwpr.org/post/top-oregon-officials-approve-sale-parcels-elliott-forest <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Environmentalists gathered in Salem Tuesday to protest Oregon’s decision to sell off state forest land. The governor and other top state officials approved a plan to auction off about 3 percent of the Elliott State Forest. It’s their latest attempt to make the forest produce revenue for schools. Any prospective buyers will have to deal with an endangered sea bird.</span></p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:50:56 +0000 Amelia Templeton 38545 at http://nwpr.org Top Oregon Officials Approve Sale Of Parcels In Elliott Forest Conservation Groups Ask Obama Administration To Keep Murrelet Protections http://nwpr.org/post/conservation-groups-ask-obama-administration-keep-murrelet-protections <p>Conservation groups are urging the Obama administration to keep logging restrictions in place for nearly 4 million acres of coastal forests in the Pacific Northwest. Otherwise, they say a threatened species of seabird could be at greater risk of extinction. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 23:53:19 +0000 David Steves 17283 at http://nwpr.org Conservation Groups Ask Obama Administration To Keep Murrelet Protections