North Cascades Conservation Council
North Cascades Conservation Council
Protecting Washington's Cascades since 1957

The Wild Cascades (TWC) is the premier journal of the North Cascades, featuring its people, places and politics — lively and unafraid to challenge the status quo. Published three times a year, it shares its name with the book The Wild Cascades: Forgotten Parkland, a Sierra Club Exhibit Format book by North Cascades Conservation Council leader Harvey Manning. Published in 1964, this book was instrumental in the creation of North Cascades National Park.

The North Cascades Conservation Council (NCCC or N3C) was founded in 1957. NCCC's first newsletter, NCCC News, was first published in February 1959 and was subsquently renamed The Wild Cascades journal in 1961. A quick history of TWC appeared in the Spring 2011 issue.

Access to the current issue of The Wild Cascades: The Journal of the North Cascades Conservation Council is available directly on the North Cascades Conservation Council Website. The following archive includes digital editions of most issues (click on the image cover to download a PDF of that issue).

‘The Wild Cascades’ Journals

Spring/Summer 2024

Vice President's report — Carolyn McConnel

N3C Actions: March to June 2024

Yet another update from Skagit Project Relicensing — David Fluharty

Welcome new member Fred W. Koontz, PhD

Book Review — Forest Under Siege: The Story of Old Growth After Gifford Pinchot by Rand Schenck — reviewed by David Fluharty

N3C's position on grizzly bear reintroduction

Book Review — Under Mountain Shadows: Kay Kershaw, Lesbian Eco-Warrior of the Pacific Northwest by William D. Frank — reviewed by David Fluharty

Monte Cristo: Zombie roads never die — Bill Lider

Letter to the Editor, Methow Valley News, regarding Forest Service projects in the Methow Valley — Michael Bird Shaffer

Twisp timber sale lawsuit goes to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals — Ric Bailey

NOCA News Release: 2024 Helicopter-supported Wilderness projects

Is the National Park Service serious about Wilderness? — Mark Peterson, President, Board of Directors, Wilderness Watch

Book Announcement: Lone Druid, Chronicles of a Reluctant Wilderness Activistby Ric Bailey

North Fork Stillaguamish Landscape Analysis Project #61659 — former MBSNF scientists Brady Green, Roger Nichols, Jim Doyle, and Barry Gall

N3C membership application

Winter 2024

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions: October 2023 to February 2024

Relicensing the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project: What's Ahead? — Dave Fluharty

Skagit River hydropower timeline

Fixed anchor bolts in Wilderness — Ed Henderson

Book review: Salmon, Cedar, Rock & Rain by Tim McNulty — reviewed by Ed Henderson

Book review: Wildeor: The Wild Life and Living Legacy of Dave Foreman — reviewed by Dave Fluharty

Book review: Atlas of Wild America by Jon Waterman — reviewed by Phil Fenner

Cars win, trees lose at Mount Baker ski area parking lot

No ranger staff in Stehekin this summer?

Big, Tall Trees, poem by Evan Meier, 1st grade

Beckler River "Section 6" nominated for Trust Land Transfer — Rick McGuire

USFS and carbon dioxide sequestration — Dave Fluharty

Book review: The Making of the Northwest Forest Plan: The Wild Science of Saving Old Growth Ecosystems by Johnson, Franklin and Reeves — reviewed by Dave Fluharty

Morning Star NRCA may finally be fully protected!

Bipartisan push for more logging drives Northwest Forest Plan Amendment — Jim Scarborough

How the Forest Service is "restoring" the Libby Creek watershed

Forest management: Give citizens a voice

Decommissioning obsolete roads

N3C membership application

Fall 2023

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions: July to October 2023

Goldsworthy map lives on

Thanks from Samantha Richert

Groundtruth: Post fire logging in the Suiattle Valley — Jim Scarborough

John Miles and Teaching in the RainKen Wilcox

The tale behind the term ancient forests — Brock Evans

Skagit River Project Relicensing: extended negotiations — David Fluharty

Book Review — This Land: How Cowboys, Capitalism, and Corruption are Ruining the American West by Christopher Ketcham — Reviewed by David Fluharty

Book Review — Natural Rivals: John Muir, Gifford Pinchot, and the Creation of America's Public Lands by John Clayton — Reviewed by David Fluharty

Close roads to lessen wildfires — George Wuerthner

Chelan County starts "visioning" process for Stehekin

N3C fire education meeting a big success

N3C reveals plan for a fire-safe and ecologically sound community — Rick Bailey

North Cascade Glacier Project 2023: Lower Curtis Glacier, Mount Shuksan — Tom Hammond

N3C membership application

Summer 2023

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions: April to June 2023

N3C position on returning grizzly bears to the North Cascade ecosystem

Helicopters just won't go away

Gift membership program

N3C highlights water rights, wilderness in comments on Eightmile Lake dam replacement DEIS

Major logging approved for Finney Block — Jim Scarborough

The continuing saga of Skagit Project Relicensing — David Fluharty

Washington State Trust Land Transfer program revitalized — a win for the wild!

N3C on EA for backcountry camp modifications: seek wildernesscompatible solutions

A minor victory at Bridge Creek: no campsite development within Wilderness

Alpine Lakes survey

Old growth forest destroyed for parking lot — Jim Scarborough

Why I lost religion over the fuels reduction logging craze — Ric Bailey

Ask Senator Cantwell to halt unfair public process in the management of our National Forests and save the forests of the upper Twisp River

Twisp Lawsuit: Declaration of Richard K. Bailey

N3C Twisp lawsuit update

North Cascades now part of the National Park Digital Gallery

N3C membership application

Winter/Spring 2023

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions: November 2022 to March 2023

Welcome two new N3C board members: Ric Bailey and Ken Wilcox

North Fort Stillaguamish logging update

'Wildcat' mine near unpermitted Snohomish quarry operating: county, Tribe awaiting response — Jose Vila

Skagit Project relicensing drags on, may not deliver Final License Agreement on time — David Fluharty

Monte Cristo CERCLA route saga continues — Ed Henderson

New panel will review landmark forest plan

"The Politics of Beauty" screens at UW

Trust land transfer revitalization continues in the legislature

Icicle, Yakima updates

In memoriam: The Wilderness Act in Washington State — Jim Scarborough

N3C files suit against proposed Twisp Restoration Project

The Twisp logging fiasco: Forest Service doubles down on insider relationship — Ric Bailey

NCCC calls for end to logging and mining on MBSNF, new direction for America the Beautiful Initiative

Collaboratives are a failed experiment — Andy Stahl

Recreational supply and demand

N3C membership application

Fall 2022

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions: July to October 2022

Unlicensed mine in Darrington

State Supreme Court decision against the environment is actually a win for the environment

Fall 2022 Skagit project relicensing update — N3C Board representative David Fluharty

Welcome to Olympic Park Advocates — Tom Hammond and Tim McNulty

Bolt Creek Fire confirms west side wet forest science — David Fluharty

Collaboration or collusion? The evolving saga of the Twisp logging agenda — Rick Bailey

Letter to District Ranger, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest — Ric Bailey

Help support legal precedents to preserve the Twisp Watershed

Corvid's eye

Documentary celebrates the life of environmentalist Stewart Udall

Book Review: Tanum by Susan Summit Cyr — reviewed by Joan Burton

Letter to the Editor — David E. Ortman

Highway 20 turns 50, began in 1893

Federal duplicity on the Mountain Baker-Snoqualmie NF — Jim Scarborough

Book Review: National Parks Forever: Fifty Years of Fighting and a Case for Independence — reviewed by David Fluharty

North Cascade Glacier Climate Project: Lower Curtis Glacier continues to recede — Tom Hammond

Seattle City Light to surrender the license for Newhalem Creek Hydroelectric Project — David Fluharty

N3C membership application

Spring/Summer 2022

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions: March to June 2022

Skagit Hydroelectric Project #553: FERC relicensing update — Dave Fluharty

NPS requests comments to guide PCT backcountry campground modifications

Marblemount safe for now — Jose Vila

A carbon-watershed position statement for Mount Baker-Snoqualmie NF

National forest logging roars back in our neck of the woods — Jim Scarborough

Initial N3C scoping comments on proposed North Fork Stillaguamish basin logging plan

NCCC objection to the Twisp Restoration Project Draft Decision and Final Environmental Assessment

N3C press release, June 13, 2022: Forest advocates challenge Twisp Restoration Project

Decline and fall of backpacking, chapter 3: The rise of a mass sport — Harvey Manning, as written in 1975

How 'non-use' value of restoring salmon made a questionable project "cost effective" — Miles McPhee

Maykut family among those objecting to raising Bumping Dam — Joan Burton

Presentation shares N3C history, work

N3C membership application

Winter 2022

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions: October 2021 to February 2022

Join first-ever N3C class at NCI

Exhibit highlights Polly Dyer

Chuck Sams is new NPS director

DNR blinks on two Whatcom County timber sales

No word from DNR on Marblemount SEPA — Jose Vila

Read back issues of National Park Magazine online

20 more years without mining at Holden

Help collect wolverine tracks

Nooksack logging update — Jim Scarborough

CNW's non-denial denial

New N3C brochure

Corvid's eye

The continuing (de-)evolution of the proposed Twisp Restoration Project — Ric Bailey

Decline and fall of backpacking — Harvey Manning, with an introduction by Robert Kendall

Forestry and Irrigation reminds us that irrigators were once champions of keeping forests intact — David Ortman

Helicopters in Glacier Peak Wilderness? Not necessary!

Book Review: Written in the Snows by Lowell Skoog — reviewed by Marc Bardsley

Salmon, waterflow are sticking points for Skagit Project relicensing studies — Dave Fluharty

Notes from the January 13 Icicle Work Group meeting — David Ortman

Longtime N3C member Norman Winn remembered

RIP Rowland Tabor

Skagit River donut hole to close — if funded

Ross Dam mail box opened

N3C membership application

Fall 2021

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions: June to October 2021

Forest Service approves Nooksack logging with big assist from local orgs — Jim Scarborough

The corvid's eye

Update: McGregor Meadows land exchange, Stehekin SCL Relicensing update — David Fluharty

Saul's Swan Song: NCI founder passes the torch

Greetings from Bec Detrich, new NCI director

Don Striker, new NOCA superintendent

Letter to Superintendent Stricker — Phil Fenner

Map of Twisp logging tragedy

Massive logging project threatens Twisp River watershed — Ric Bailey

Tragedy in the Twisp River valley — Ric Bailey

Methow Valley logging, grazing, and fire industry relationships — Don Johnson

Summer heat wave bad for North Cascades and other glaciers — compiled from Mauri Pelto's blog, From a Glacier's Perspective

Icicle "strategy" impacts Alpine Lakes Wilderness — Davi E. Ortman

Wilderness jet noise bugging you?

Book Review: Imaginary Peaks: The Riesenstein Hoax and Other Mountain Dreams by Katie Ives — reviewed by David Fluharty

Book Review: Classic Cascade Climbs: Select Routes in Washington State by Jim Nelson, Tom Sjolseth and David Whitelaw — reviewed by David Fluharty

Action required to halt Marblemount mining permit process — Skagit River Alliance board

N3C membership application

Spring/Summer 2021

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions: February to June 2021

Forest Service one step closer to industrializing the Nooksack Valley — Jim Scarborough

Rebecca "Bec" Detrich is new NCI director

Reidel, Sierra Club push back against proposed Cascade Big Bear Mine

Forest Service will reroute Deadhorse Road above Nooksack River — Jim Scarborough

N3C plays key role in organizing new coalition to support Trust Land Transfer — Jim Freeburg

Looking to hire a tree — Scott Andrews

Tahoma and its People: A Natural History of Mount Rainier — reviewed by David Fluharty

First wild fishers born in North Cascades in 50 years

N3C and Seattle City Light Skagit Project Relicensing — David Fluharty

N3C forms Wilderness committee

Skagit County commissioners: SCL, increase support for salmon — Peter Browning, Lisa Janicki and Ron Wesen

Monte Cristo CERCLA route update — Ed Henderson

A trip to Monte Cristo with the Everett Herald

Creative alternatives to helicopter do exisit. I've used them. — Robert Kendall

N3C membership application

Winter 2021

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions: October 2020 to February 2021

Forest Service wants to industrialize the Nooksack — Jim Scarborough

Update on the Skagit Project Relicensing — David Fluharty

From Minnesota to NOCA: A career protecting natural, cultural NPS resources — Jack Oelfke, recently retired NOCA Chief of Natural and Cultural Resources

Stehekin valley road relocation at milepost 5.5 — David Fluharty

In Memoriam: Tom Brucker

South Fork Stillaguamish: Nice trees...about to disappear — Kathy Johnson, Pilchuck Audubon

Endless Pressure Endlessly Applied: The Autobiography of an Eco-WarriorBrock Evans with George Venn

Corvid's eye

N3C opposes Twisp Restoration Draft EA — David Fluharty

North Cascades Institute programs updated to promote diversity, equity in outdoor education — Zoe Wadkins, Codi Hamblin, Cara Stoddard and Christian Martin

We can't remain the Evergreen State without trust land transfers — Jim Freeburg and Connie Gallant

N3C membership application

Fall 2020

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions — July to October 2020

Mountains on their minds: Early women climbers, conservationists and chroniclers in the Pacific Northwest — Joan Burton

NPS ignores Wilderness in Thunder Creek planning — Dave Fluharty

Olympic mountain goats arrive in the Cascades

Trees in Trouble by Daniel Mathews

Sahale harm reduction — Phil Fenner

Monte Cristo CERCLA route status — Ed Henderson

Glacier monitoring is essential work — Tom Hammond

Corvid's eye

N3C comments on scoping for the Nisqually to Paradise Road corridor plan

Forest Service thumbing its nose at locals in Nooksack logging row

Restore Gold Creek Valley or maintain Gold Creek Pond? Restoration at Gold Creek Valley: Hope for the futureJim Evans

Park proposes rotten land deal in Stehekin to give away public land — Dave Fluharty and Carolyn McConnell

Support Wild Wallace land reconveyance to save forest near state park, Gold Bar — Kathy Johnson

It's not over till it's over at the Marblemount quarry — Jose Vila, Skagit River Alliance

In Memoriam, Frank Fickeisen

N3C membership application

Spring/Summer 2020

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions — February to June 2020

Heather Meadows flower phenology and pollinator monitoring project — Jim Davis

The world turned upside down — Ed Henderson

The latest update from Monte Cristo
Two significant trust land transfers in play

Update and reflections on state action to limit dredging for gold in Washington streams and rivers — Dave Fluharty

An Open Pit Visible from the Moon: The Wilderness Act and the Fight to Protect Miners Ridge and the Public Interest by Adam M. Sowards — Reviewed by Ronald Eber, Sierra Club

Thousands object to filling Gold Creek Pond. Here's why: this land is land for every American — Bob Mecklenburg, Friends of Gold Creek

"Boulevard-like" Deadhorse road project threatens big trees

Interview with District Ranger Erin Uloth

In Memoriam: Peter Hardin Jackson, 1966-2020 — Tom Hammond

N3C enters new phase of relicensing of the Skagit River Project 553
New name for a familiar threat — Marc Bardsley

N3C scoping comments on the Environmental Assessment of the Lower Thunder Creek Trail and Camp Modifications — Dave Fluharty

Grizzly recovery update from NPCA

N3C membership application

Winter 2020

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions — October 2019 to February 2020

Dee Molenaar dies at 101 — Ed Henderson

Shuksan Conservancy carries on work of American Alps Campaign — Marc Bardsley and Jim Davis

Skagit Project Relicensing enters five-year process of study, negotiation — Dave Fluharty

Excerpt from To Think Like a Mountain: Environmental Challenges in the American West by Niels S. Nokkentved

Holden Village becoming International Dark Sky Park — Nancy Rerucha

Suction dredging facing an end if Legislature acts — Jim Freeburg
Still monitoring Monte Cristo
Landing fee for trees?

A fix for Sahale Harm? — Phil Fenner

In serach of lost peaks — Katie Ives

Much ado about very little: The Mountain Loop Highway Feasibility Study — Ed Henderson

Primary Temperature forests

Heli-skiing — Robert Kendall

The corvid's eye

N3C membership application

Fall 2019

President's report — Phil Fenner

N3C Actions — March to October 2019

Marblemount organizing ends Kiewit Quarry threat — Jose Vila

News from NOCA
Monte Cristo Road update
Goldsworthy papers go to UW Special Collections

N3C to NOCA: Make a Plan and stick to it

Sahale Harm

Meet board member Kurt Lauer

N3C member profile: Volunteer database manager Ileen Weber

Book review: In Defense of Public Lands by Steven Davis

N3C helps protect fragile alpine environment at Early Winters Spires

Thru-hikers: growing trend, decreasing impact — Robert Kendall

New restrictions limit thru-hikers in Oregon; will Washington follow suit?

Graffiti and the complexity of Leave No Trace — Jason D. Martin

North Cascades Glacier Climate Project report — Tom Hammond

Massive increase in logging on Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

Logging, cutting and the English language — Rick McGuire

N3C membership application

Summer 2019

President's report — Phil Fenner

Just in time for mining threats on the Skagit River, a forthcoming book looks at Glacier Peak open pit mining battle

Major Nooksack logging and rec project on hold

Motorized suction dredging — Update — David Fluharty

Welcome, staff and alums of North Cascades Institute

The corvid's eye

Stopping a quarry in the heart of the Skagit — Andrea Weiser

Let the River Sing poster to benefit stop the Marblemount quarry

Mining: A problematic legacy

On the road again: an update of recent N3C actions

Marveling at the marbled murrelet — Marwa Mahmoud, Karly Lampard and Willow Ranisavljevic

Motorized access isn't everything: the N3C stance on roads

Road success stories & Roadless Rules!

Low Ross Lake levels a bad sign for Northwest water — Matt Ferrell

Things are looking up! NPS submits a North Cascades dark sky study request to SCL

N3C membership application

Winter 2019

President's report — Tom Hammond

N3C leadership changes

A quick hello from the new president — Phil Fenner

Changes at Darrington

Seismic monitoring at Glacier Peak and Mt. Baker

Skagit River appears on USPS stamp

N3C Actions — June 2018 to February 2019

A year's progress at Liberty Bell — Ed Henderson

Support Morningstar Trust Land Transfer — Fayette Krause

Yakima Plan authorization passes U.S. Senate in omnibus bill

N3C comments on Baker Lake road-to-trail project

Icicle Work Group issues Final Programmatic EIS

Join Canadians to help save the B.C. Skagit watershed

Forest Service five-year review of Holden Mine remediation site

Aquatic mining: It sucks! — Dave Fluharty

Tide turning against low-power hydro? — Rick McGuire

What is NWCC?

New round of relicensing for the Seattle City Light Skagit River Project — David Fluharty

Enloe Dam stopped

Another hydro scandal in British Columbia

Fall 2018

President's report — Tom Hammond

N3C raises questions about Excelsior Mine — Dave Fluharty

"Donut Hole" logging threatens B.C. Cascades — Rick McGuire

'No New Jets, No New Flights' campaign kickoff

N3C brochure inside this issue

Lake Serene trail preserved

Planning begins for Middle Fork Snoqualmie and Pratt Wild and Scenic Rivers

Corvid's eye

DNR presents marbled murrelet recovery plan

N3C reaches out anew to NCI — Phil Fenner

Last two miles of Baker Lake Road may be decommissioned — Ed Henderson

Two celebrations mark NOCA 50th Anniversary

2018 Glacier Report: Lower Curtis Glacier likely to disappear in 30 years — Tom Hammond

Climate change impacts

It's time to speak up about preserving Washington state's pristine areas and the protections that keep them that way — Op-ed by Craig Romano, Seattle Times, October 5, 2018

Return to Lucky Son — Rick McGuire

Improvements planned for Morning Star Natural Resources Conservation Area

We axed the axes!

Spring/Summer 2018

President's report — Tom Hammond

N3C actions — November 2017 to May 2018

The latest from the Yakima Plan

Join our N3C Facebook page

Icicle Work Group releases DPEIS for comment

Zinke visits NCNP — Scott Crain

Translocation of mountain goats from the Olympics to the North Cascades: Does public comment make a difference? — Dave Fluharty

North Cascades National Park 50th anniversary calendar

Lisa Bergman joins board

Mountain Loop Highway feasibility study — Ed Henderson

We did it! How a small band of volunteers saved Sunset Falls — Lora Cox

Brandborg worried conservation movement has lost its edge — Todd Wilkinson

Disenchantments about the Enchantments — Thom Peters

Times showcases growing trail overuse in Seattle area

The Liberty Bell Conservation Initiative — Ed Henderson

The Antiquities Act in the North Cascades: Candidates for National

Monument designation — Anders Forsgaard

Present at the Creation

Trumpets Blow! Signing the North Cascades National Park into existence — Brock Evans

Winter 2018

President's report — Tom Hammond

National Park System Advisory Board members quit

Gothic Basin a candidate for state-funded protection — Marc Bardsley

Ramping up on Skagit River Hydroelectric Project relicensing — Dave Fluharty

NCI Youth Leadership Summit

Join our N3C Facebook page!

Snohomish P.U.D. forges ahead with Sunset Falls — Rick McGuire

N3C objects to South Fork Stillaguamish veg mgmt project — David Gladstone

Suction dredging threatens Illabot Creek — Dave Fluharty

The Southern Picketts, a fence chiseled out of rock — Ethan Welty

A short history of the Roadless Rule — Scott Crain

Encroachments threaten Roadless Rule — Tom Hammond

On the road again to Monte Cristo — Ed Henderson

Find the true believers, get them involved! — Brock Evans

Bad news for bears in the Cascades, good news in British Columbia — Rick McGuire

Members submit comments for Snowy Lakes

Corvid's eye

Celebrating 50 years of North Cascades National Park

Recent books highlight North Cascades — Phil Fenner

In Memoriam: Ted Beck

Fall 2017

President's report

N3C Actions — February to October 2017

Stehekin road report: Prepping for lower valley paving

A short report from the Nooksack Cirque

Tidwell retires, new FS appointment announced

Crown Jewel Wilderness draws on NCCC history, archives

Success with lawsuit opposing Singletary timber sale at Wallace Falls

Clear cuts, ORVs have hindered protection, recreation in Reiter Forest

Fred Beckey: A legend passes

Reiter Foothills Forest non-motorized trail planning

Middle Fork Snoqualmie: Progress, with challenges

No exports please!

Excerpt comments on the Draft Mountain Goat Management Plan

Olympic goats moving to Cascades?

North Cascade Glacier Climate Project 2017: Lower Curtis Glacier

60 years of activism: Brock Evans, veteran wilderness warrior

60 years of activism: NCCC at 60: Looking back and looking forward

60 years of activism: N3C birthed in struggle, baptized in painful truths

The map

American Alps initiative continues

Spring/Summer 2017

President's report

MBS meeting focuses on "temporary" Monte Cristo Road

Unpoached: Protecting the North Cascades — A utopia no more

Introducing new board member David Gladstone

Chelan meeting shows happy motoring dreams linger for Stehekin

Reader approval

A good burn: The South Fork Cascade River fire, 14 years later

Corvid's eye

Whitebark pine: Jewel of the alpine

Earth Day 2017: Celebrating 60 years of N3C in North Cascades National Park

Remembering Charles Ehlert, 1937-2017

Mike Lowry: a remembrance

North Cascades Conservation Council celebrating 60 years

Of grizzly bears and big spaces

Last minute change to grizzly EIS comment

New clearcutting

What might have been: The Ice Peaks National Park proposal

The plight of the Cascade red fox

Yes, Hugh Jackman, there really are wolverines

Winter 2017

President's report

N3C actions

Online backcountry permit reservations program begins

David Brower remembered

Draft EIS released for grizzly bear reintroduction to the Cascades

The Chilliwack River: Salmon in the Cascades

We will resist any privatization of public lands

In Memoriam: Polly Dyer, 1920-2016

Corvid's eye

DNR initiates trail planning process for Morningstar NRCA

A passion for preservation: How dreams become a reality at the President's desk

SAM sculpture honors real tree in the real Middle Fork

Back issues of The Wild Cascades now online

Fall 2016

President's report

Monte Cristo road challenge

NCCC speaker featured at Burke Museum

Stehekin Update

Notes from the Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs annual conference

NPS Centennial: Find Your Park

Blanca Lake culvert blown

NCCC work day enhances Diablo Overlook

Bikes in Wilderness areas?

Corvid's eye

In Memoriam: Laura Zalesky

Gymnasium-sized water treatment plant latest phase of Holden Mine remediation

North Cascades Glacier Climate Project

North Cascades National Park bill: Last Chance

The south side of Koma Kulshan

Spring/Summer 2016

Betty Manning memorial

Alpine Lakes dam projects begin scoping

Lawsuit closes ATV routes on national forest roads

Military to reconsider helicopter training sites in Cascades

New board member Scott Crain

Lands Commissioner Goldmark to step down

North Fork Skykomish road to reopen?

Celebrating 100 years of national parks the best way I know how

Alpine Lakes Wilderness celebrates 40 years

Wild Nearby exhibit opens at Burke Museum

Join the NCCC work party October 1

The restoration of grizzly bears to the North Cascades

Kennecott mine opposition poster — 50 years ago

North Cascades Institute's 30th anniversary picnic

Under the weight of ice

About artist Jill Pelto

Winter 2016

Military "incursions" threaten all northwest

Yakima Plan update

Revising the Northwest Forest Plan

NCCC responds to "Darrington Collaborative" proposals

Remembering Wolf Bauer

In Memoriam: Margaret Miller

UnSustainable roads

Corvid's eye

Cascade Rambles: RIP Queen of the Middle Fork

Murray receives Alpine Lakes recognition

Varying views on grizzlies: responses to McGuire

Fall 2015

NCCC Actions, March to September 2015

Lawsuit prompts Forest Service pullback on allowing ATVs on roads

Helicopter assault

Granite Falls motocross project halted — maybe defeated

NCCC's Millers' pioneering work to save Big Beaver Valley gets international attention

A bad idea gets worse

Is transplanting grizzly bears to the Cascades really a good idea?

In Memoriam: Betty Manning

Tributes to Betty

Cascade Rambles: Into the North Fork Canyon

Patrick Millegan's bequest honors Harvey and Betty Manning

North Cascades Glacier Climate Project 2015 — Lower Curtis Glacier

The corvid's eye

Remove a racist slur from Stehekin

Spring-Summer 2015

Monte Cristo count down

Overpopulation here at home

Letter to NPS director regarding Stehekin Valley road

Park Service helicopters confirmed in Mather Wilderness this summer

Chris Morgan: Yes, please, grizzly bears

Return to Del Campo

American Alps update: Why establlish a National Preserve in the North Cascades?

Cascade Rambles: Green River and Charley Creek

The Corvid's eye

Remembering Bonnie Phillips

A scientist's emotional evaluation of the "winter" past

Winter 2014-15

Index-Galena road fix price escalates

Thinning proposed at Deception Pass and Dugualla State Parks

Sustainable roads — the next steps

NCCC Actions, July 2014 – February 2015

Yakima Plan update

Public can't afford to subsidize new water projects

Pratt River Valley and environs now in Alpine Lakes Wilderness

The original "starfish"

A rough winter for glaciers

Mother Nature, not the National Park Service, closed the Stehekin Road

Driving to Stehekin

New dams and diversions

Okanogan-Wenatchee Travel Management update

North Cascades grizzly bear EIS process launched

Morning Star additions and Reiter connections

The Corvid's eye

Board members, Park managers discuss helicopters near Cascade Pass

Polly Dyer birthday

Holden Mine remediation to continue at least one more summer

Fall 2014

Helicopters used for major project near Cascade Pass without public notice

"Quid pro quo" wilderness and forest thinning

Suiattle River road reopened

Hoping for House Action on Alpine Lakes

Paving begins on Middle Fork Snoqualmie road

Back in print — Stehekin: A Valley in Time

Still a Valley in Time? Notes from a short visit to Stehekin

Yakima Plan update

A place that is still very wild

Remembering Patrick Goldsworthy

How Polly Dyer's untrammeled won out in the Wilderness Act

Granite Falls motocross update

The Corvid's Eye

"Majestic Methow" Valley restoration

North Cascades Glacier Climate Project 2014

Spring-Summer 2014

Granite MotoCross permit issued; appellants strongly object

Snohomish County takes interest in Wallace Falls

Mining proposed in the headwaters of the Methow River above Mazama

Meet Doctor Polly

Green Mountain Lookout to remain

NCCC Actions, October 2013 – June 2014

Protecting Wilderness: A personal meditation

Rowland Tabor: Geology and the Wilderness ethic in the North Cascades

Forty years of geology in the North Cascades and growth of the Wilderness ethic

The 1984 Washington Wilderness Act – 30 years on

Book Review: The Wild Nearby

Book Review: The North Cascades Highway: A Roadside Guide to America's Alps

NCCC joins FFCC to advocate for forest management to protect climate

How large should Glacier Peak Wilderness be?

Images of overuse

Fall events celebrating Wilderness

The Corvid's eye

Cascade rambles: Foothill fancy

Yet another dam threatens Similkameen River

Holly time bomb in NW forests

Cascades trip report: 10 years after: Revisiting S Mountain

26 Water users propose Icicle Creek water project in Wilderness

Winter 2014

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe buys White River lands

County hearings on Granite Falls Motocross Park

NCCC website helps members spread the word

No action yet on Alpine Lakes bill

"Wild Wallace" NRCA proposed

Coalition cautions Interior about funding Yakima Plan

Bad legislation on off-road vehicles and public lands in Washington

From retreat to remediation: changes at Holden Village and in habitat

In Memoriam: Patrick Goldsworthy

Patrick Goldsworthy: An appreciation

Excerpts from a Sierra Club resolution honoring Patrick Goldsworthy

To specialize in something

Listed and answering his own phone

"I'll make the maps!"

Remembering the Blue Bomb

In Memoriam: Philip Zalesky

Farewell to a giant of wilderness preservation

Philip Zalesky: Another conservation leader passes

Phil and laura Zalesky, conservation education supporters

Remembering "Mr. Zalesky"

Conservationists, Park staff remember Phil Zalesky and Pat Goldsworthy

Dale Jones, former NCCC board member dies

Summer-Fall 2013

Alpine Lakes Wilderness Bill gets House hearing, DelBene tours Middle Fork

Pollution Control Hearings Board agrees: flow should not be reduced at Similkameen Falls

NCCC Actions, June–September 2013

State enacts HB1632, a bad ATV law

Fisher reintroduction announced

NCCC co-founder and board chairman Patrick Goldsworthy dies

NCCC challenges motocross decision

Native vegetation service projects continue long NCCC tradition

The Sustainable Roads Project

What are logging roads made of?

State funds Yakima Plan "early action items"

State purchase of Teanaway lands raises disturbing questions

NCCC, coalition address concerns around proposed Skykomish Geothermal Consent to Lease

North Cascade Glacier Climate Project 2013

New dams aren't the way to address water needs

Corvid's eye

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest planning update

Spring 2013

NCCC testifies against HB 1632

NCCC Actions: October 2012 – May 2013

North Cascades fish stocking legislation

Lands Commissioner Goldmark visits Middle Fork Snoqualmie

Two reasons to celebrate: Non-motorized recreation and roadless wilderness

Trail milestones at Reiter Forest

DNR volunteer work party

Decisions for the Stehekin River Corridor Implementation Plan

Washington Trails Association releases State of Access Report

Letter from Stehekin: the October 20, 2003 floodSuiattle River Road bidding process begins

Pollution Control Hearings Board hears arguments on Similkameen Falls

Corvid's Eye

Yakima Plan: Not yet shovel-ready

New group looking at dammed lake storage capacity

Wolf pack confirmed in Chelan County

Winter 2013

NCCC board member Thom Schroeder

New FS appeal process proposed

Hopes for a new Alpine Lakes bill

New NOCA Superintendent, Karen Taylor-Goodrich

Suiattle River Road EA decision

Farewell to Chip Jenkins

Chip Jenkins looks back

Mine remediations

Corvid's eye

Reiter update

Sustainable national forest roads

Yakima Plan blunders on

North Cascades Glacier Climate Project field report 2012

Cascade rambles: A day in the clay

Summer-Fall 2012

North Fork Snoqualmie update

Green Mountain lookout must be removed

Proposed motocross project on the Mountain Loop Highway

NCCC Actions, May – September 2012

DNR Snoqualmie Corridor plan taking shape

American Alps update

"A sense of betrayal" in the Yakima Plan

Charismatic minifauna: North Cascades Pika Project report, 2012

On the outside looking in

New Wilderness! and NCCC work party

NCCC joins appeal against Enloe Dam rebuild

Heli-skiing company gives new meaning to "cut and run"

Spring 2012

NCCC leadership changes mean new roles for Forsgaard, Zalesky

Reiter Forest non-motorized trail development continues

Alternative C is NCCC's choice for Suiattle River road project

Catalyst makes debut

NCCC Actions, January–April 2012

In Memoriam: John Edwards

Bumping Lake Update

A conversation with Jan Henderson, Part 2

National Park retirees speak out on H.R. 1505

Winter 2012

National Park advocates create new American Alps organization

Ross Lake planning

NCCC board members bring skills, passion to their work

DNR trail planning process effort begins

A conversation with Jan Henderson, Part 1

A walk around Bumping Lake

The Bumping Lake tradeaway

Strange water bill in Washington State Senate

Record of Decision issued for Holden Mine remediation

Summer/Fall 2011

DNR plans new trails in Middle Fork and I-90

Wild Sky "Trail Plan"

Homeland Security trumps environmental integrity

Okanogan PUD abandons plan for Shankers Bend Dam

North Cascade glacier climate project

Celebrate the American Alps Legacy Proposal on December 9th

American Alps Legacy Proposal released to public September 30

American Alps Legacy Proposal: What and why

Granite Falls motocross project still alive

A Pilgrimage to Image Lake via Holden, and a tale of two mines

NCCC, Sierra Club comment on Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Plan

Roadless Rule upheld – huge win for conservation

Spring 2011

It’s in the air

Celebrating crumbling roads in the backcountry

Swamp Mountain: Perspectives on the Skagit river, source of Northwest life, livelihood and quality of life

Massive overbuilding threatens North Fork Sky road

American Alps Challenge, September 24

A brief history of the Wild Cascades: A call to action

In memoriam: Conway Leovy

NCCC joins intervention against Black Canyon hydro proposal

The Suiattle lawsuit: why it happened, what is at stake, and what comes next

Grizzly bear sighting confirmed in the North Cascades last fall

Winter 2010

Time runs out for Alpine Lakes Wilderness Bill

Hydro projects proposal for Hancock and Calligan creeks

Being green by The Disgruntled Bugcatcher

DNR launches SE PA process for ORV trail construction at Reiter Forest


Cascade Roads: Crumbling Away

Cascade Roads: Hall of Shame

Raging rivers, roads and recreation

My early days on the Whitechuck road and trail

Flooding threatens old growth forest at Bumping lake

A tale of two valleys

PCT border crossing warning

Summer/Fall 2010

Saving the Cascades with social media

Viewpoint: Into the wilds with ice axe, cellphone and GPS

Forest Service proposes Illabot road decommissioning

American Alps Biodiversity Report released

Researching biodiversity and ecosystem dynamics in our American Alps

More news from Reiter Forest

Finney AMA Plan disappoints

Margaret Miller returns to Cascade Pass

Joe Miller, American Hero

Suggested Revegetation Practices Margaret M. Miller and Joseph W. Miller, prepared for the National Park Service June, 1977

Bumping Lake ancient forest: One of a kind

North Cascades Glacier Climate Project

Stehekin road tour with Senator Cantwell

Spring 2010

Two Cycles of the Sun in the Early Winters Headwaters, June 2010

Appeals Court rules against Blanchard Mountain

Remember back when? Our fight to protect Miner's Ridge

Swap adds Miner's Ridge to Glacier Peak Wilderness

"Small" hydro threatens Cascades

Why not a Mount Saint Helens National Park?

In Memoriam: Stewart Udall

Wild and Scenic River Bill a Possibility

Potential of North Cascades National Park

American Alps Legacy Proposal

Release Date Approaches; Economic Study Shows Job Creation

Trip Report: Thunder Knob Trail

Holden Mine Update, June 2010

Let them eat bread

Sitec and Tomorrow in the North Cascades

The Making of a Movie: The Irate Birdwatcher

National Park Overflights: What's Wrong With Them?

North Cascades Study Reports Available Online

Winter 2009-2010

Board Members Highlighted: Philip Fenner, John S. Edwards

Jon Jarvis New NPS Director

Debris from Retreating Glaciers

Plan B 4.0 for Mobilizing to Save Civilization

Wilderness in National Parks: Playground or Preserve?

Book Reviews

Bridge to Nowhere, Almost

Travel Management on Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Looking Back: A Backpack in the Northern Cascades

NCNP101 A History Lesson

(Looking Back) What's Going On Under Vesper Peak? (Reprint from The Wild Cascades, 1971 issue)

Update on the American Alps Campaign

Polly Dyer Day

Historic Reiter Forest Changes

North Fork Snoqualmie: Forgotten Stepsister of the Snoqualmies

Easy Pass to Fisher Basin in September: Early Snow and a Bunch of Bears

Summer/Fall 2009

Whitechuck Update

Stehekin Update

NCCC Intervenes in Sultan Hydro Relicensing

Evergreen Mountain

Your Chance to Help Recover Wolves in Washington State

Feds Review Mountain-dwelling Pika for Threatened-species List

Hiker Helps Turn Dumping Ground into Scenic Gem

Good news, and a wonderful day on the Middle Fork

North Cascades Glacier Climate Project 2009

Reiter Forest, DNR's ORV Problems

Teanaway Forestlands at Risk

Irate Birdwatcher Premier Showing Nov. 4

Harvey Manning statue Dedicated in Issaquah

A Welcome Change for the Nation's Forests

Forest Service Closes Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road

The Granite Falls Motocross Fiasco An Update

Spring 2009

The Holden Mine cleanup problem

Meeting with new regional forester

Lower life in higher places

Stehekin Road legislation

111th Congress, 1st Session, H.R. 2806

Forest Service authorizes cattle grazing in area near wolves

Loss of NOVA funding effects Cle Elum FS District

Fish stocking to cease in North Cascades National Park

HR 2430 RFS

American Alps Legacy Campaign goes public

"Parents of North Cascades park want it to grow"

Repair of PCT in Suiattle River area recommendation

Review: Ken Burns' National Parks film

Goldmark echoes Sutherland at Blanchard Mountain

Reiter Forest update

DNR to close some ORV trails in Reiter foothills

Winter 2008-2009

The Long-Term Future of NCCC: The Role of Bequests in Conservation

Announcing the closing of the North Cascades Foundation

Reiter Forest Update

Heybrook Ridge: Protected as a Snohomish County Park

Azurite Mine Cleanup

NCCC Hosts North Cascades' 40-Year Celebration

NCCC Announces "American Alps Legacy Project"

Re-Wilding the Cascades: Middle Fork Snoqualmie Bridge Out

The Secret Lives of North Cascades Wildlife

What Ever Happened to WPN-114: Life and Death Among the Bristlecones

Book Reviews: The Bridge at the Edge of the World, Two Planks and a Passion, the Dramatic History of Skiing

North Cascades Glacier Climate Report for 2008

Conservation Updates and Alerts

Summer/Fall 2008

New NCCC Board Members

NCCC Explores Park and Wilderness Additions

Wolves Get a Breather

Calendar of Events for the North Cascades, Fall 2008

40th Anniversary Dinner and Auction, October 3

Chip Jenkins Our New Superintendent of North Cascades National Park Service Complex

Global Warming and Wild Lands

Whitechuck River Update

Blanchard Mountain Victory: the NCCC wins one in court

Happy Birthday North Cascades National Park

Backcountry Travels: Swamp Creek

National Forests ORV Travel Management Update, July 2008

Reiter Foothills

Pratt River Proposal Update with map

NCCC Attempts Native Plant Restoration

Spring 2008

NCCC Expands Conservation Efforts

Our website is worth a look

Calendar of Events for the North Cascades, Summer–Fall 2008

Dr. Fred Darvill

"Pristine" Parks tainted by pollution, study finds

Sultan Relicensing Process Continues

The Last Polar Bear at the Burke Museum

Finney AMA Planning Effort Begins

Heybrook Ridge: Citizens Work to Preserve a Forest

Wild Sky Wilderness Now a Reality

Index Points with Pride to New Wilderness

U.S. Forest Service Drops Massive Restructuring

DNR Initiates "Reiter Foothills" Planning

Forest Service plan to close some sites will save $140,000 per year

Backcountry Travels: North Fork of the Cascade River

Wolves losing protection in the West

Wolf Conservation Advocates Need to Speak Up

In Memoriam: John A. Dyer, 1910-2008

The Wilderness Conference 2008

40th Anniversary of the North Cascades National Park Celebration: October 3, 2008

Winter 2007-2008

Stehekin River Corridor Implementation Plan: NCCC Perspective

The Stehekin River Corridor Implementation Plan

Council Hires Executive Director

Update: Granite Falls Motocross Park

Wild Sky Wilderness Update

Big Dam Threatens Similkameen River

Collaboration? For a seat at the negotiating table, they are jeopardizing their true role

Settlement Reached on Baker Salvage Appeal

Luna Cirque

Fifty Years of Research at South Cascade Glacier

Ski Area Mania Trashes Backcountry

In Memoriam: Bella Caminiti, Marion Hessey and William K. Longwell

Public Land Losses Are Serious

Our Public Lands Auctioning off Nevada

Harvey Manning Statue

Spring 2007

NCCC supports closure of the upper Stehekin Road

Weavtel 1 Stehekin 0: Phones win

Climate Change sets Stehekin River on collision course with private property

Call it Howard Lake Jonathan Rosenblum

National attention now focused on North Cascades

Radio Repeater Update, NOCA

Wild Sky Wilderness

Mountain Loop opening delayed, possibly to 2008

South Fork Tolt Land Exchange possible

Joseph W. Miller, 1915–2007, In Remembrance -

To thin or not to thin

Blanchard Mountain, or Issaquah Alps by the Sea

Montanan named Supervisor of Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests

Mount St. Helens mine threat

Book Review: East of the Divide, Chester Marler

NCCC now 501(c)(3)organization

NCCC objects to increasing motorization of wilderness

NCCC celebrates 50 years of environmental activism

Wilderness Alps: Conservation and Conflict in Washington's Cascades, by Harvey Manning and NCCC

Winter 2006-2007

Where the Cascades Meet the Sea

Remembering Harvey Manning, 1925–2006

The Elderly Birdwatchers Hiking & Griping Society, 1968–2006

Annual Summer Outings of the Elderly Birdwatchers Hiking & Griping Society

Prospects Brighten for Wild Sky Passage

Predator Conservation in the North Cascades

USFS Salvage Logging Plan: 2800 Acres

Remembering Karen Fant

Proposed Radio Upgrades Threaten Park and National Forest Integrity

50–Year Celebration of North Cascades Conservation Council Invitation – You're Invited!

Summer/Fall 2006

A Fire District (with Phone Service) for Stehekin?

So What's Good about Global Warming

Opportunity on the Whitechuck: An NCCC Proposal

Wilderness in Washington: 1964/1987

Eco-Collaboration: Finding a Shared Vision with Who?

2006 North Cascades Glacier Climate Project Field Season

Critical Wild Sky Inholding Purchased

Mineral Butte and Middle Fork Snoqualmie Roads Gated

Stevens Pass Ski Area to Apply for Permit Renewal, Expansion of Operations

Spring 2006

Radio Repeaters in our Parks: A violation of the Wilderness Act?

NCCC Supports Expanded Wildness Through Stehekin Road Closure

NCCC Road Appeals Denied

A Wildlife Encounter

Funding for Grizzly Bear Outreach Project in British Columbia

On the Power of the Majority in Congress

Richard Pombo (R, California) Profile

Court Halts Off-road Motorcycle Project in Proposed Wilderness

Corporate Changes for NCCC

Updates: Green News; Dusel Redux

In Memoriam: Kevin Herrick

Cantwell Needs to Oppose WeavTel in Stehekin

Stehekin Phone Service, Again

On Privatizing the Public and Big Green Agendas with Comments by Scott Silver

Playing Hardball in the Presidio

Book Review: A GUIDE TO THE END OF THE WORLD: Everything You Never Wanted to Know, Bill McGuire

Book Review: Wild By Law, Tom Turner

Book Review: Justice On Earth, Tom Turner

Book Review: In the Company of Crows and Ravens, Marzluff and Angell

Predator Poisoning and Killing Planned by USFS in Wilderness Areas

Winter 2005-2006

Chelan County Puts Phone Proposal into Coma

Lawsuit to halt Mad River Off-road Vehicle Construction Moves Ahead

Victory for Non-Motorheads in Washington State Supreme Court

Laws, Executive Orders, Policy and the Environment

Lowe Creek Road Compromise Reached

Helicopter Use in Glacier Peak Wilderness

Retiree Decries New Park Policies

Joe and Margaret Miller Profile of A Partnership

Summer 2005

Park Services Bows to Greed on Stehekin Phones

NCCC Invokes Freedom of Information on NPS Phone Reversal Decision

NPS Management Policies Threatened?

Fish Stocking in North Cascades National Park

Changing Demographics

In Reversal, NPS Opens Stehekin to Phone Service

Cascades Overview

A Plea for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Current Disequilibrium of North Cascade Glaciers, North Cascades Glacier Climate Project, 2005 Field Season

Mad River Lawsuit

DNR Downsizing

Recently Read on the Environmental E-Mail Circuit

One Person's View of Middle Fork Snoqualmie Recovery

Forest Hikers Don’t Need Costly Amenities on Trail

Congressional Alerts

The Boulder-White Cloud Mountains in Idaho Need Your Protection NOW

Remember the 1960's?

Florida Man Held Hostage by Court Over $5 Day Pass at Mount Dickerman Trailhead

Congress Intensifies Push to Drill in Arctic

Mount St. Helens Open to Bids

Pombo Proposes Selling 15 Parks, Expanding Offshore Leases, Drilling ANWR

Spring 2005

The Wilderness Alps: Crisis and Conflict close to publication

NCCC and the North Cascades Institute’s Environmental Learning Center A History

NCCC responds to Joel Connelly’s editorial opinion in the Seattle Post- Intelligencer

Upper Stehekin Valley Road NPS Management Options

Coon Run Stehekin Road Reroute

NCCC Assessments of Forest Service EAs

Helicopter use in rebuilding Milk Creek Bridge and Suiattle River Road

Information Superhighway threatens Stehekin

DUSEL: Deep Underground Science and the Icicle Valley

Not Man Apart

NCCC Position on DUSEL

Tunnel affects water tables in Italy

Falling for the Cascade Agenda

Crown Lakes to be added to Mount Si NRCA

The Retreat from Fee Demo Begins

Fight RAT with Survey to Wild Wilderness

Threat looming for the Boulder-White Cloud Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area

Happenings in Our National Forests

Middle Fork Snoqualmie ATM Plan released

Pratt connector trail still looming

Middle Fork ?Trust Land Transfer proposed

Snoqualmie Tree Farm development rights purchased

Lowe Creek Road EA released

Wild Sky Wilderness Bill awaiting action

Venting more fumes and steam than Mount St. Helens

Commercializing Mount Rainier’s High Camp

Of Roads, Access and “Elitists”

Endangered Wildlife Threatened by Draft Legislation

Nationwide Alliance Kicks Off Campaign to Save Arctic Refuge

Book Review: Geology of the North Cascades, A Mountain Mosaic

Major Geological Events in the North Cascades: USGS Maps

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Photo Exhibit at Burke Museum through December 2005.

Winter 2004-2005

NCCC reviews Stehekin road problems

Wheels away Mad River appeal


The Court opines . . . My Turn

Say NO to DUSEL in Icicle Valley

The RAT: Forest Service Adventure Pass revised

Cooperating with the enemy

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Federal government abandons wildlife protection on Alaska’s north slope

Conservation group buys 120 acres along Middle Fork of Snoqualmie

Tales from the Walla Walla Toll Road: #6 Middle Fork, #7 Things to climb when mountains aren’t worth it

Take a hike, America

Grants protect checkerboard wildlife habitat

Refuge manager charged for saving threatened frogs

When the trout arrive, the amphibian exodus begins

Cell phones: Death of solitude

Wolf recovery threatened

Tiny band of grizzlies fights for its life

Introducing three NCCC Board members

Summer/Fall 2004

The NCCC needs YOUR support in publishing the North Cascades book

Why the Pickets are part of the North Cascades National Park-Staking claims to not-mines

Goering’s Law

The Stehekin Landing Proposal

Stehekin Road repair process

North Cascades Institute Update

Mount Rainier: Long journeys with tiny steps begin

Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow

Pay to Play with American Enterprise Institute

Only weirdos look out the window

Yo yo Mount Adams?

Taking the commons away

FEE DEMO: Riding the Recreation Access Tax (The RAT)

Our national parks really in peril

The recent very commercial Adventure Quest

Tales from the Walla Walla Toll Road: #1 Bandera Mountain, #2 Mount Defiance, #3 Mount Washington, #4 Mailbox Peak, #5 Dirty Harry

ORVs: Lullaby of the wheels


Running N + I

Fair exchanges and ripoffs

Mountain goat research in the North Cascades

The largest forest-conservation deal in the country

Boise-Cascade bails out

PERC gives Bush a C+ on environmental policy

National Forest rulemaking on off-road vehicles (ORVs)

Impacts of mountain biking on wildlife and people

Park Service under attack by adviser

Monumental, the David Brower film

Edward Abbey

Spring 2004

Contributions needed for publication of North Cascades history book

Selections from the pages of soon-to-be-published book, Conflict and Crisis

The Ptarmigan Traverse then and now

Harvey’s Burn

Stehekin land exchange lawsuit filed

Politics and the Fee-Demo Carbuncle


Concern grows over Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road Project

NCCC position statements on: Stehekin River Road, Mechanized trail repairs in Wilderness, Helicopters in Wilderness, Ross Lake enhancement

Parks and politics

Why Si?

Managing wild lands the Supreme Court decision

ORV rules well-intentioned but ineffective Snowmobiles in parks

Flora of the Wild Sky Wilderness

Wilderness designation the last hope

Wild Sky update

Suit filed urging recovery of grizzlies in North Cascades

Winter 2003-2004

NPS plans more building in Stehekin

Wild Sky deserves our delegation’s support

A great and famous victory for hikers

Varieties of Wilderness experience

The Wild Sky

Management changes necessary in National Forest Plan update

Bear attitudes about humans

Frolics in the federal forests

Comments on FS Outfitter-Guide EA

Crumbling roads taken out October 2003

NCCC wins a couple rounds in the thinning wars

A second chance for salmon

Fee Demo We won but we have far to go

From Ross Dam to the Environmental Learning Center

Once more unto the Fee Demo, Friends!

Public supports grizzly bear recovery in the North Cascades

Protect BC grizzly bear habitat

Cascades Foothills Initiative

Goose-Maverick off-road vehicle trail project back on track

Summer 2003

Saints and Sinners

North Cascades Storm/Flood Damage, October 2003

The North Cascades Flood

Letter from Stehekin

Storm-Flood Damage Costs

October Flood Damages Many Cascade Roads

Scientists Seek to Drill in Alpine Lakes Wilderness

Senate Passes Wild Sky Wilderness

End of Time: Hot or Cold?

Sauk Thinning: The Forgotten Thin Plus Sale

Timber Sales Appealed

OOPS! Olympic North Fulton timber sale Destroys Proposed Wilderness

Fee Demo: Congress extends Fee Demo through 2005

Fish or Cut Bait: Sierra Club and IMBA Work on Agreement

Spinning Out in Yellowstone B

Earthjustice: Because the earth needs a good lawyer

Birds Decline with Forest Thinning

2004 Northwest Wilderness Conference

Margaret (Mardy) Murie Grandmother of the Conservation Movement 1902-2003

Spring 2003

Stehekin: Park's Policy of Appeasement Betrays the Public Good

From the Chelan Lakeshore Trail

Wilderness: Commercialization of the Deeps

Outfitter Guides

Wild Sky Bill

Yosemite Just Got a Nightlife

Other Things for Which Fee-Demo Income Would Come In Handy

Downsize and Privatize

Wilderness: The Concept and the Law

The Culture of Deceit—Scandal in the Forest Service: The GAO Report

Not Your Father's Second Growth

Motorcycle Lawsuit Against NOVA Fund

Ira Spring

The Owyhee Initiative: A Challenge to the Wilderness Act of 1964?

"Old Growth" Campaign Leader Writes to NCCC and NCCC Responds

Forty Years of Fighting Forewords

Book Review: Fred Beckey Tells All

Hidden Crisis is Taking Root in U.S. Parks

Hike with Mount Baker Wild!

Winter 2002

Stehekin: Land Exchange, Phones in Stehekin?

Highlights of NCCC Board Meetings, October 21, 2001 and January 20, 2002

Never Accept Fee Demo

Alaskan protests Fee Demo

Skykomish Wilderness Update

Walks to take while plotting wilderness

Trails on the edge in the Middle Fork Valley

Not Just the Sky

Massive Blowout on Mount Persis

Middle Fork Snoqualmie Access and Travel Management Plan Released

Grizzlies in the North Cascades

Millers' perseverance saved trees, fragile alpine habitats

Snowmobile Problems in Yellowstone National Park

Choosing Up Sides

Summer-Fall 2002

Park Plans Manipulation of Stehekin River

Charter Forests

It Can Happen Here! Privatization of Parks in British Columbia by Yvonne Zacharias, Vancouver Sun

A Declaration on the Principles of Parks, Valhalla Wilderness Society Parks Campaign (B.C.)

Commercialization of the Wilderness Deeps

NCCC Board Meeting May 20, 2002

Snowmobiles Trespass Alpine Lakes Wilderness

Wild Sky Wilderness: United States Senate Bill S.2565

Wild Sky Wilderness Update

Preserving Our Walking Trails

West Side Fire

Modern Times

Dispatches from the Privatizing Front

Dispatches from the Fee-Demo Front

Winter 2001

NCCC Board Meetings

East from Elephant Mountain, The North Cascades Corridor Project

More Wilderness for the Cascades?

DAVID BROWER, 1912-2000, Recollections

Fee Demo: Year Six

Trampling Out Grapes of Wrath

Snowy Provincial Park, New International Border Park

The Pasayten


EA Pending

Loomis North and South Conservation Areas

Commercial Recreation on National Forests

ORV Litigation Chronology

NOVA Legislative Update


Summer-Fall 2001

Stehekin: Paleck at it again: Another questionable land trade on horizon

On energy security

FEE DEMO AGAIN (and again and again)

Your help needed!

FLASH! Three-quarters of a billion hikers vanish

Smokey the Bear

Beware the frightened rattlesnake— Check the fine print

Battle Mountain Gold throws in the towel from Buckhorn Bulletin, November 2001

Wild Skykomish update

Wilderness proposals of the Kettle Range Conservation Group

Precepts for would-be trail builders

Greenbonding Yes! De-wilding No!

New trail opportunities in the Skykomish Ranger District

New trails proposed for the Middle-Fork Snoqualmie Valley

Greenway trails forum

Is the Pasayten being pounded?

Are you listening, Okanogan? Court victory for high Sierra wilderness

Again the black hats

The DNR: Now coming, 20 Lean Years?

Another substitute for feet?

More NCCC Board biographies: Tom Brucker, Dave Fluharty, Patrick Goldsworthy, Betty Manning, Thom Peters

Spring 2001

Skykomish Wild Country

RICHARD J. BROOKS, 1923-2001

NCCC Board of Directors Meeting Report, June 3, 2001

"God's in Her Heaven, All's Right with the World"

The Professor Comes To Stehekin, Adapted from Crisis and Conflict: The U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service in the North Cascades, 1892-2001

FEE DEMO: "Fight Fee Demo – What to Do"; "50 Forest Fee Protestors Ticketed"

FEE DEMO: "Fees for Public Lands a Medieval Concept"

THE PASAYTEN: Comments on Okanogan National Forest Action Plan, 2001

THE PASAYTEN: Forest Service Defends Pasayten Management Plan

Geologic Map of the Snoqualmie Pass 30×60 Minute Quad

Cascades Crusade: Reconnecting the Checkerboard

North American Wilderness Conference 2000


Introducing Members of the NCCC Board

Summer/Fall 2000

The President's Report

The Pasayten — Free At Last

Stehekin: Bulletins from a Correspondent at the Front

Constructing History in the Olympic Wilderness
National Park Service in Yosemite Poetic Commentary

The Baker River Project

Negro Creek Pines in Peril

Protect Blanchard Hill

Cascades Conservation Partnership

Industrial Strength Wreckreation
Land Exchange

Who Is that Hiding Behind the Curtain? What to Do?

Some Walkers Write — Excerpts from Letters, Pack & Paddle

North Cascades Environmental Learning Center


Commercial Recreation on National Forests (Okanogan-Wenatchee)

National Monuments
Capturing Snowmelt

Good News on the Goose-Maverick
Destructive Off-Road Vehicle Use
Fire! Fire!

Double Double Fire Burn and Congress Bubble

Spring 2000

The President's Report

Middle Fork Road Needs Gate

Ptripping after the Ptarmigans

USFS Roadless Areas DEIS: Public Hearings this June

What's Up Wenatchee?

NCCC's Pasayten Project: Its Beginnings and Its Goals

Our Public Lands: Commercialization, Privatization, and Motorization

Reflections on Trails

"Trophy Hunting"

Heli-Hiking Industrial-Strength Recreation on the Wing

Update on Goose-Maverick ORV Lawsuit
E-Mail Addresses for Senators and Representatives

Winter 1999-2000

The President's Report

What Future for Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

The Commercialization, Privatization, and Motorization of a National Forest

Stehekin Purchase, Not Swap — Controversial Land Exchange Dropped

History is ???

Battle Mountain Gold — Clean Water Yes, Gold Mine No!
Letter: Department of Ecology Can't See Its Responsibility

The Price of the Riches of Monte Cristo — A Hundred Years Later
Hazel Wolf — An Extraordinary Life

The Pasayten Project — Introducing Martha Hall & Sharon Stroble

Volunteers Needed in Pasayten

The Empire Strikes Back


Forest Service Fee-Demo Plan — If You Pay, You Get to Play

Comments on the Clinton Forest Initiative

"A Sand County Almanac" at 50


Extinction Crisis

NW Wilderness Conference

Summer/Fall 1999

The President's Report

Middle Fork Highway Defeated/Plum Creek Land Exchange Settlement Reached

The Dirty Search of Shining Gold

The Middle Age of Mr. Toad

Motorcycle Club Helps Improve Horsehead Pass Trail

How to Win While (ha, ha) Losing

Here a Chuck, There a Chuck...

News Update: Clinton announces process to protect roadless areas; Forest Service continues to play games

Mad River: A Gentle Wilderness

Lawsuit Victory Stops Goose-Maverick Motorcyde/ORV Project

Don Campbell, 1999

On the Edge

Nibble, Nibble, Nibble...

Book Review: Seattle Citizens Against Freeways

Stillaguamish Citizens Alliances' (SCA) Bid Fails

Trendwest Revises Resort, adds Urban Expansion

Spring 1999

The President's Report

Mad River: Motorcycle Romper Room? Or Addition to Glacier Peak Wilderness?

Hot Flashes from Other Fronts

Bad News for the Beckler
Decision Time Nears for Middle Fork Snoqualmie

The Northern Pacific Land Grant — Revest It Now?
Let's Be Practical: The Pragmatic Crusade
Volleys and Thunders
The Railroad Land Grants Are Not History

New Books of Some Note
North Cascades Crest: Notes and Images from America's Alps, JAMES MARTIN; Geology of the North Cascades, ROWLAND TABOR AND RALPH HAUGERUD; Sunrise to Paradise: The Story of Mount Rainier National Park, RUTH KIRK; An Ice Axe, a Camera, and ajar of Peanut Butter, IRA SPRING; Hiking Snohomish County, 90 Hikes & Walks, Plus Parks, Viewpoints, Water Access & Campgrounds, KEN WILCOX

Land and Water Conservation

Summer/Fall-Winter 1998

The President's Report

NCCC's Position
Excerpts from letters to Superintendent William Paleck

The Stehekin Upper Road

Excerpts from Conservation And Conflict—The U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service in the North Cascades, 1892-1992

A Curmudgeon for the Ages, Book Review

Grazing in the Pasayten: Its Impact on the Land and People (Part Three)

Where the North Cascades Touch the Sea: Protecting Elephant Mountain and Oyster Dome

In Defense of Cougars

Take Back Our Trails for Feet

Letters to the Editor

Construction on the Lakeshore Trail

Spring 1998

The President's Report

Okanogan National Forest Update

Update on Logger's Point
Horseshoe Basin Land Exchange

IMBA (International Mountain Bicycling Association Announces Its Position on Wilderness

—From Signpost July 1998, "Petty Politics or Public Misinformation?"
—Reply: Letters to the Editor, Signpost July 14, 1998

The History of Chopaka - Loomis State Forest

The Privatization of All the Good Stuff

In Memoriam: Jane McConnell

The People Who Created the NCCC

"Silence and Quiet Use" from Wild Earth, Spring 1998

Grazing in the Pasayten and Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness — Part II
Journal (1983)

Judge Blocks Lodge Permit in Yosemite, The Fresno Bee
Book Review: Trails of Destruction

Where are They Now? Careering, Careering Over the Bounding Main
Wilderness as a form of Land Use

Winter 1997-1998

The President's Report

North Cascades Threatened by New Private Growth and Petty Politics

Logging Threatens North Fork Skykomish

Feet vs. Motorcycles

MVCC vs. Arrowleaf (Proposed Development in the Methow)

RR&CG Railroads & Clearcuts Campaign

Roads in the (Roadless Areas) Forest: A Damage Primer

Grazing in the Pasayten: Its Impact on the Land and People (Part One, USFS Management History)

Washington Wilderness

Summer/Fall 1997

President's Message

A Parting Message

Stehekin Endangered by Condo Project

Group Trying to Stop Stehekin Condo Project
Stehekin Alert

Stehekin Overview

Views of the Stehekin River Reclaiming Its Own

The Methow Valley Confronts Another Large-Scale Development

A Road Runs Through It

City Light Buys Wildlife Land to Make Amends for 3 Dams

Time to Get Crackin'! Washington Wilderness Timeline

Environmentalists Opposed to Goose-Maverick ORV Tie-Trail Project
Legal Appeal

Officials Battle Chelan Mine's Toxic Legacy

News Update

Mountaineers Offer NW Environmental Issues Course

Spring 1997

President's Message

U.S. Forest Service Knows Better Than Nature

Spider Meadow: A Grassroots Success Story

Status of the Great Big Stillaguamish Gravel Mine

Letter from Stehekin


Close the Upper Stehekin Road, Permanently, Mr. Paleck
Stehekin Road Update
NPS Environmental Assessment Summary
The NCCC Position

Erosion Control on Company Creek Road
NPS Environmental Assessment Summary
The NCCC Position

The Stehekin Air Strip Game

Conrad Meadows and The Goat Rocks Wilderness Survive Yet Another Forest Service EIS

News Update

Summer/Fall 1996

President's Message

News Update & Letters

In Memoriam, Bill Lester: A Ranger's Ranger

Logger's Point Developments

Book Review

Randall Airport Reopens on Mount Rainier's Flank

The Matter of the Skagit: The FERC Settlement

The Loomis Forest

Irate Birdwatcher: A Modest Proposal

In Memoriam, Isabell Lynn and Kay Kershaw: The End of an Era

In the Footsteps of Wild Bill: Hikes in William O. Douglas Country

Beyond the Golden Triangle of National Parks, Foreword from Conservation and Conflict: The U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service in the North Cascades

Land Exchange in Lake Chelan NRA: It May Be Legal But Is It Right?

Another Airplane Crash

Spring 1996

The President's Report

Spider Meadow threatened

Battle continues for Middle Fork Snoqualmie
Chelan County Commissions get little done

News Update

Bait may become Unbearable to State
Volunteers Needed for Measure to Ban Unsporting Hunting Practices

Timber firm's habitat plan puts wildlife, public at risk
Logging Without Laws on Olympic Peninsula

Forty Years of Geology in the North Cascades & Growth of the Wilderness Ethic

The Stehekin Flood: 1995

Fall 1995

The President's Report

News Update

The Tasks Remaining: A Half Century Look Back and A Half Century Look Ahead

Cascade Checkerboard Project

Sheep are Eating the Pasayten

Canada: Land Designated for B.C. Park
International Park: Too Reasonable a Plan?
Good and Bad News from the Canadian Cascades

Skagit Project Relicensing

What NCCC Wanted and Didn't Get: The Lake Chelan NRA Decision

Chelan County Okays Condos at head of Lake Chelan

NCCC Board Members Meet with Roger Kennedy in Stehekin

Book Review

Summer 1995

The President's Report

News Update

Forest Service Land Exchanges: Good, Bad and Ugly

Military Aircraft Overflight in the Cascades and Other Unwelcome Intruders

Helicopter Rescue?

Join Us on Summer Hikes in the North Cascades

Impact on Habitat Salvage Logging Plans for 1994 Fire Areas

International Park: A Concept Whose Time has Come

What is Eating the Pasayten?

Stehekin Public Feedback

Proposed Sand and Gravel Quarry Threat to Mt. Loop National Scenic Byway

"I'm Ba-a-ack"

Book Reviews

Spring 1995

The President's Report

News Update

International Park: A Plot?

Mountain Loop Highway

Land Trusts

North Cascades Glaciers Retreat


October 1994

The President's Report

News Update

Log It: The Forest Service's Answer

Irate Birdwatcher and Smokey the Bear

Chelan County and Catron County Ordinances


Where We Stand: NCCC and the National Park Service Plan

Getting to Stehekin

Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in the North Cascades

Trading Trees for Stumps?

We Are Not Alone

June 1994

The President's report

Looking Back into the Future

News Update

A Kinder, Gentler Way to Log it All

It's Never Over Until the Fat Lady Sings

Your Values and Your Wallet Under Attack

Pyramid Peak — Case Decision

Catron County in Chelan County?

Cascade International Park Campaign Takes Off

Overflight — Sky watchers Needed

Change of Venue

Council Report

February 1994

The President's report

News update

Stehekin — 50 years into the future

Abigail Avery — December 21, 1993

Speak up George, stop mumbling

North Cascades glaciers

Grizzly facts

Book reviews


Council report

October 1993

The President's report

News update


Stehekin myths

Trails debate

The next step: A Cascades international park

Grant McConnell, September 27, 1993

The past, the present, the future

A backcountry ranger's log


June 1993

President's Message

NCCC Board Members Meet with Stehekin Residents

News Update

Update on Litigation Proceedings

Stehekin Valley Road Repair

Stehekin Myths

Ancient Forests — An Essay on Solving the Present Impasse

Joe and Margaret Miller Honored

Are We Chicken About Grizzlies?

Domestic Grazing in the Pasayten

The Proposed International Park — Visit the Borderlands

February 1993

President's Message

News Update

Welcome, Kevin Herrick

Who Owns the Land — The Public Trust Doctrine

Stehekin Myths

The Infestation: Grazing Animals on Public Land

Park Service Gives Birth: Big Beaver Research Natural Area


Transboundary Park

October 1992

The President's Message

Welcome to the North Cascades National Park Complex, Superintendent Paleck

Hugh Dougher — New Wilderness District Ranger

News Update

A Reexamination of Stehekin Myths: Chapter One

Who's Really in Charge in Stehekin?

North Cascades Conservation Council Fundraising Appeal 1992-1993

History Corrected — Sam Strom: Hero of Darrington

Suiattle River Road to Be Reopened

Did the National Park Service Force Land Sales in Stehekin?

Grizzly Bear Fact Sheet: Grizzly Bears in Washington

Review: To Mimic Nature — New Forestry in the Northwest

June 1992

The President's Message

Political Interference in the National Park

News From North Cascades National Park
Okanogan Country News

Having It All In Stehekin

Oliver Webb

Touch The Wilderness Gently!

Moral Tales For Young Birdwatchers

Book Reviews:
Managing National Park System Resources, Michael Mantell; Regreening The National Parks, Michael Frome; A Forest Journey: The Role Of Wood In The Development Of Civilization, John Perlin

February 1992

The President's Message

North Cascades National Park Update

Superintendent Earnst Responds to N3C Concerns

The Matter of the Skagit: (N3C and Seattle City Light)

The New Wild Cascades

Washington State Wilderness-Like Areas

The Monster Moly Mine That Got Away


Tracking a Wolf Pack

Of the Watching of Many Pots There Is No End


Carsten Lien, Olympic Battleground
Arthur Kruckeberg, The Natural History of the Puget Sound Country

Winter 1991

President's Message

Fear and Loathing On Lake Chelan

Log the Whitechuck? Never!

Afoot In A Maelstrom Of Rolling Toads

The Newest Kid On Our Block

Settled Out Of Court

Climate Related Landscapes In World Mountain
Word Mountains

Icicle Canyon Needs Help

Skagit Wild And Scenic Rivers Lands

Washington Pass Visitor Center Appeal

Cedar River Forests Saved

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Forest Office Moves

October 1991

The President's Message

Ancient Forests

Forthcoming Book: History of the North Cascade

Stehekin, Summer 1991

The Greening of the North Cascades

Victor A. Josendal

Summer-Alert Issue 1991

President's Message

North Cascades Conservation Council, Plaintiff v.
MANUAL LUJAN, Secretary of the United States, Dept. of the Interior, et. al., Defendants
Consent Decree

Spring 1990

President's Message
When is a Compromise Not a Compromise?

NCCC vs NPS Lawsuit Settlement Near

Chuck Hessey, His Memory Lives On

Snow White, Cinderella, and the Sthekin River

No Open Pit Mine! Kennecott Leaves

Ancient Forests Threatened by Congress

Books for a More Effective Conservationist

An American Heritage

Fall 1989

President's Message
Relicensing The Skagit Dams

Seventh Irving M. Clark Award

See You In Court: NCCC Challenges NPS Plans

How Wild The Wild Cascades?

Polly Dyer Honored

A Park For The Canadian Skagit?

Wild And Scenic Rivers

An Emissary From The North Cascades

Wilderness Or Logs To Japan? Clear Cutting Mining Claims

The Pratt River Valley: Recreation Or Logging?

Military Wilderness Overflights

Summer 1988

President's Message

Why Wilderness in Parks?

Washington Park Wilderness Act of 1988 (S. 2165 / H.R. 4146)

New Wilderness Boundaries, N.P.S. / N.C.C.C.

What You Can Do!

Park-U.S.F.S. Boundary Changes

Save Noisy Creek

Park-N.R.A. Boundary Changes

Spring 1988

President's Message

Save the Whitechuck, Parcels "M" & "J"

A West Side Tragedy Continues

A Recipe for Disaster

Spotted Owls

Trails: Backcountry Areas

Wetlands & Research Areas

Wild & Scenic Rivers

Fish & Their Streams

A Recreation Forest

How You Can Help!

Winter 1987

Presidents' Message

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: General Management Plan, North Cascades National Park Complex

A Letter From Stehekin

North Cascades National Park Complex and Sand and Gravel Company

Draft General Management Plan, North Cascades National Park Complex

Summer-Fall 1987

President's Message

Goin' Fishin' — Follow These Guys

Firewood Plan: Logging, Park Service Style

Overcutting: Logging, Forest Service Style

Great Western Cattle Con Game

Fall 1985 - Spring 1987

President's Message

John Muir is Exonerated!!

The Elephants are Coming, The Elephants are Coming

Small Hydro

Conservation and the Use of Campfires


Environmental Bookshelf

William O. Douglas Wilderness

The Evolution of the High Ross Dam Settlement

Spring-Summer 1985

President's Message

Forest Service of the Future: USFS Management Plan Schedule

Fighting on a New Front in the Wilderness

A Wilderness Valley Lost: Mountain Huts Are Next

Appeal Delays Kangaroo Ridge Hut

Mount Baker: Agony and Ecstacy

Of Feet and Wheels, Your Tax Dollars at Work

Of Feet and Wheels and Three Questions

Fall 1984

The President's Message: Once the Lines are Drawn, the Battle is not Over

Lake Chelan National Recreation Area: What Does N.R.A. Mean?

Crisis in Stehekin

One More Milestone Along the Wilderness Road: The Washington State Wilderness Act of 1984

The Return of the Irate Birdwatcher

Have You Renewed Your Membership?

North Cascades Conservation Council Board Members

Spring 1984


Land Protection Plan: North Cascades National Park

Big Beaver Valley Research Natural Area

The N3C Past & Future

Fall-Winter 1978-1979

N3C Sues to Overturn High Ross Decision

Vickery Jumps Gun on High Ross Construction

Recycling in Washington

Emily Haig

The Thoughts of Chairman Ray: Volume 4 of the Little Red Book

Spring 1978

An Appalachian Trail — West?

Dedicated Millers Recognized: American Motors Conservation Awards Program

N3C Annual Board Meeting

Legacy of the "Dirty Miners"

The Thoughts of Chaiman Ray: Volume Three of the Little Red Book

Baker Lake — A Potential Visual Eyesore

Irving M. Clark

Whatever Happened to High Ross Dam?

Katharine Anne Goldsworthy, 1956-1977

More on ORV's

A Border Yes. A Swath No!

Credit Where It's Due: A Battle Lost--A Point Proven

Winter 1978

Copper Creek Environmental Assessment

Thoughts of Chairman Ray: Volume Two of the Little Red Book

To Protect A Park Far Too Small

RARE-I: A Citizen's Handbook for teh National Forest Roadless Area Review and Evaluation Program: 1977-1978

Insert: Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail

Cougar Lake Hearings: Yakima Phase, Tacoma Phase

Highway Hijinks

Newspaper Article: Year-round opening is major goal for highway group

Newspaper Article: Land-use and mill closure are topics at Planned Growth Meet


Fall 1977

Dixy and the Skagit

Skagit River: Summary of Findings and Recommendations

One Last Big Push for The Cougar Lakes: Washington's Next Wilderness

Insert: Cougar Lakes Wilderness Hearings

Boondoggling on the North Cascades Highway

Text of Carter's Executive Order on ORV's

Fighting Hirohito's Revenge

North Cascades National Park — Future Directions?

Two Answers: Stehekin Valley

Cougar Lakes Wilderness and You

Summer 1977

Dixy Heats Up Ross Dam Issue

A Canadian View: Skagit Update

Newspaper Articles

N3C To Appeal High Ross Ruling

The Thoughts of Chairman Ray

Big Wayne Rides Again

Emily Haig Receives Sixth Irving Clark Award

The Alpine Lakes: The Next Step


Scenic Rivers Legislation for Washington

Spring 1977

A New Start

Long Live the Old! Bring On the New!

Congress Adds Shores to Olympic National Park

Alpine Lakes: Several Ceremonies and a Victory to Celebrate

Year In Review

ORV Plans: A Progress Report

South Cascades Report

Incident at Miners Creek

Jane Frances Goldsworthy: 1919-1974

Polly Dyer discusses Washington State's Forest Practices Regulations

High Ross Dam Update

Harvey Manning: The Tubing By Our Agents In The Trenches of the Tranquil Methow

Land Use Plans

Whatever Happened to the I-90 Suit?

Mount Rainier Park Defenders, To the Barricades!

Recent N3C Board Resolutions

Review, Preview: The Cougar Lakes

The Glacier Peak Wildlerness Management Plan

Forest Management Act Clears Congress

October-November 1974

The Trail: Ron Strickland Makes Progress

The Sabotage of Depot Creek

Honors to Pat and Jane!

Putting Cascade Volcanoes to Work

The Gutting of Vesper Peak

Donald C. McKinley: The High Bridge Accident

Notes on the Winterizing of the North Gollydarn Highway, On the Crudding of the Methow, and On the Great Big Early Winters Scheme

News & Views of the North Cascades

Newspaper Articles

Only One Thing is Sure About North Cascades Weather — there's always plenty of it!

Recommended Additions to a North Cascades Library

August-September 1974

Hal Foss, July 14, 1974

Ross Dam Battle Grinds onn Through Sixth Year

F.P.C. High Ross Dam Hearings: Western Washington Phase

Poem: Farewell to the Wilderness

Newspaper Articles

F.P.C. High Ross Dam Hearings: Potomac Phase

State Joins In Effort To Block Ross Dam Elevation

And in the other rings, la-a-adeez and gen'lemen

Letter: Get the Guns Out, Out of the Big Beaver

First Annual International Skagit River Canoe-In and Picnic

News and Views of the North Cascades

August-September 1973

Insert: Erratum

Reflections of a Wilderness Ranger: Summer 1973

1973 Annual Report of CTNGHA

News and Views of the North Cascades

National Forest Planning

June-July 1973

The Stehekin Way of Life

Douglas W. Scott: The Northwest's Fourth Conservation Representative

Operation Cascade: A Plan for Newhalem and Diabo

News and Views of the North Cascades

Environment Up For Bids

Carmelita Lowry, January 11, 1974

Stehekin Diary

April-May 1973

B.C., Ottawa Bury Skagit Hatchet

A Very Simple and Almost Perfectly Legal Way to Eliminate Motorcycles From Trails

Newspaper Articles

North Cascades Conservation Council Board of Directors Meeting

Newspaper Articles

News & Views of the North Cascades

February-March 1973

National Parks for the Future

New Hope for Miners Ridge: Expelling the Miners From the Wilderness

High Ross: Death of Skagit Plan Disputed

Zahn is a Four Letter Word: Over the North Cascades Highway in Sorrow and Loathing

North Cascades Foundation

Recommended Additions to any proper North Cascades Library

Stehekin Diary

News & Views of the North Cascades

December 1972 - January 1973

From Washington to Washington D.C.: Brock bids an aching farewell to the Northwest

A Bit of History — and Everlasting Appreciation to Congressman Thomas M. Pely

H.R. 17202

Insert: Sixth Annual Conservation Garden Sale

High Ross Dam: Progress Report

N.C.C.C. Invites N.P.S. Director: An Open Letter

VW Visits Kennecott Open Pit

October-November 1972

Showdown on the Skagit

Some Historical Aspects of the Skagit River Between United States and Canada and the Northwest Boundary

North Cascades Conservation Council Board Members and Officers

N3C Directors Meet

The Cougar Lakes Wilderness Alliance

Skagit River Study

Torrence leaves the forest...

NCCC & Sierra Club vs. Forest Service

National Parks Changes Urged

Transition at Mount Rainier

News & Views of the North Cascades

August-September 1972

I-90 Finally Halted

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Finally Halts I-90 Construction at Snoqualmie Pass

Cascade Highway Opens

Economic Impact of North Cascade Highway Cited


Aspinall Out: Another Defeat for the Dirty Dozen

Some Comments on the Wilderness Permit System

N3C Bookshop

June-July 1972

Park Diretor Hartzog and Senator Church Clash Over Enclaves

Taling It Over

Lawsuit Challenges Forest Service Wilderness Review

Trails in Wilderness

Trails Handbook

Fragile Meadows

A Hotel on Ross Dam?

A Unique Alternate Proposal for North Cascades Complex

Encounters With The Archdruid

Book Review: Prospecting the Pasayten Wilderness

April-May 1972

Senator Frank Church: A Champion of Wilderness Presevation

The Church Statement...

An Exercise in Futility

The Kid Strikes Agin: The High Ross Rat Hole

A Proposal: The Mt. St. Helens National Monument

N3C Bookshop

Leo Gallagher Receives Fifth Irving Clark Award

News & Views of the North Cascades

February-March 1972

Congress Condemns Park Wilderness "Enclaves"!

High Ross Roundup

The Skagit: a wild and scenic river

International Wilderness: Sapper Park, a new neighbor to the north

Okanagan Similkameen Parks Society Requests Expansion of Cathedral Lakes Class "A" Provincial Park

Baker Forest Acts in Good Faith

More About the Forest Service Love Affair with Sheep and Motorcycles

Brenmac Mine, Sultan Basin

Letter: Professional Rangers Organization

Book Review: The High Adventure of Eric Ryback: Canada to Mexico on Foot

December-January 1973-1974

Ross Dam Review

Five Years of National Park Service Administration in the North Cascades


The Miners are Coming, The Miners are Coming! 1 February 1974

N3C Bookshop

The Pacific Northwest Trail

The Lake Washington to Cascade Crest Ecology Trail

December-January 1971-1972

Northwest Wilderness Conference

High Ross Dam Appears To Be Doomed

La Bohn Gap Lawsuit Ends

Why We Need A Mt. St. Helens National Monument, Part II

Cougar Lakes Wilderness Bill Finally Moving

Fifth Annual Conservation Garden Sale

Money Still Needed in I-90 Lawsuit

I-90: Statement for the Case

Air Closure in Alpine Lakes Area

October-November 1971

High Ross Dam Dealt Severe Blows

State Department of Ecology Position Statemenet on High Ross Dam

Newspaper Articles

A Cougar Lakes Bill Now in Congress

Our National Lans in the North Cascades — And Our Men in Charge

August-September 1971

Major Action Begins on the Alpine Lakes Front

National Wilderness Areas — The Exist In Name Only

Death and Transfiguration

What's Going On Under Vesper Peak?

Snoqualmie Pass Cure for a Scenic Blight

A National Disgrace! Why We Need a Mt. St. Helens National Monument

Conservation Film Center

N3c Bookshop

News & Views of the North Cascades

June-July 1971

Seattle City Light Strains U.S. - Canadian Relationships

Newspaper Articles

The Alpine Lakes

News and Views of the North Cascades

Wilderness Recommendations: North Cascades Complex

Forest Service Moving to Keep Track of Miners

Newspaper Article

Letters! Letters! Letters!

Dig Those Holes, Sell That Stock, Mining in Washington: 1969-70

In Memorim: Michael Woodward Hane, 1935-1971

April-May 1971

Trailbikes and Stumps: The Proposed Mt. St. Helens Recreation Area

Ross Dam International Hearings

The Far East of the North Cascades: The Meadows Project, Chopaka Mountain, Pasayten Wilderness Area

Newspaper Article


Canadians Threaten Chilliwack Wilderness

Newspaper Article


N3C Bookshop

Newspaper Article

North Cascades Conservation Council Board Members and Officers

Another View

News & Views of the North Casades

February-March 1971


Newspaper Article

The Forest Service in the Seventies

Newspaper Article


3 to 2 Against High Ross Dam

When Noise Annoys

The FWOC Resolves...

News & Views of the North Cascades

December-January 1970-1971

Call to Action: Cougar Lakes in Congress

La Bohn Gap Status of the Lawsuit


North Cascades National Park: The Second Year

What to do About Our Mountain Wilderness

The National Foroest Soil Resource Reports

Newspaper Articles

Goldmeyer Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road

News & Views of the North Cascades

October-November 1970

Seattle Passes the Ross Dam Buck!

The Ross Dam Railroad Job

Newspaper Articles


The Ballad of Big Beaver or The Ross Dam Blues

The Great City Light Hearings

High Jinx on the Skagit or High Ross Won't Go Away


Newspaper Articles

High Ross Support Fails

High Ross Opposition Wins

An Environmental Leader

Skagit Valley Forever


Newspaper Articles

Yankee Aggressor

Newspaper Articles

Flooding the Skagit Valley

August-September 1970

Autumn 1970: Where We Stand and Where We Go

The Incredible Ross Dam Story

Newspaper Articles

North Cascades Recreation Plan

N3C Bookshop

In Memoriam: Dwight Crowder

News & Views of the North Cascades

June-July 1970

Master Plan: Management Statement, North Cascades National Park

Wilderness Proposal / Public Hearing

Park Hearing Opens Here

Newspaper Articles

May 1970

North Cascades National Park: The First Year

Status of Cougar Lakes Wilderness Area Proposal

Irate and His Friends

Salmo-Priest Wild Area

Measuring Skagit Snows in the Old Days

N3C Bookshop

The Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs Resolutions

February-March 1970

The Continuing Theat to Miners Ridge

More on Kennecott


Mining in Glacier Peak Wilderness

Newspaper Articles

The Inside Story of Glacier Peak

More About Miners

Nix on New Parks

Newspaper Articles

Songs of Ron McLean

Newspaper Articles

December-January 1969-1970

North Cascades Under Attack: Battle Lines Drawn, Seattle City Light's High Ross Dam

October-November 1969

Farthest East: Chopaka Mountain

Trail Bike Trips in Wenatchee National Forest

Snoqualmie River Dams

Sheep Go Home!

The Stehekin Airstrip

Motorcycles and Sheep on the Chelan Crest Trail

More -- Not Less -- Wilderness is Needed and People Don't Like Trail Bikes

N3C Bookshop

Irate and His Friends

August-September 1969

Tramways and the North Cascades

My Introduction to the North Cascades

Songs of the North Cascades

Toward a Mount St. Helens National Monument

St. Helens in 1969: The Dark Outlook

Mount St. Helens: A Possible National Monument

Good Clean Sport in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area

La Bohn Gap

Conservation in Poland

Gorge Areas the State Wants for Public Use

Irate and His Friends

Timber Supply Act

Alpental Luxury Condominiums

Easst Siders Seek Own Supply of Water

Mt. Rainier Is Only Half-Safe

The Bad Loser, I. B., Comments

June-July 1969

Editor's Foreword

Dave Brower's Farewell

Army Engineers and Snoqualmie Dams

Forest Service Recreation Plans for the North Cascades

Development Plan for the North Cascades National Forests

The Great Confirmation Flap of 1969

In Memoriam: Willis Erwin

April-May 1969

More (But Not The Last) About Alpine Lakes

An Invitation To Join Alpine Lakes Protective Society

Look Out! The Miners are Coming, The Miners are Coming

New Directions Urged For Army Engineers

Springtime in Garbage Heights

The Ice of the North Cascades (and elsewhere): Distribution and Variations of Glaciers in the United States Exclusive of Alaska

The Forgotten Father of North Cascades National Park

Newspaper Articles

February-March 1969

H.R. 7616

How to Save Our National Parks

New Books on the North Cascades

N3C Bookshop

North Cascades Conservation Council Board Members and Officers

Bang, Bang, Bang!
     Hunting is a Dirty Business
      Elk Populuation Control

Newspaper Articles

Time Now For The Final Solution: Revest the Railroad Land Grants

Lo! The Multiple-Ue Hemlock Looper

Timber Holdings By American Companies

December-January 1968-1969

Poetry in the Pasayten Wilderness

So We've Got Our Park: What Do We Do With It?

Timber Industry Counteroffensive: A Warning

Fact Sheet on the Possible Enlargement of Seattle City Light Facilities on the Skagit River

Balderdash, Mr. Schear!

The New Complexity of the North Cascades

Thinking Black

Tundra Treks

Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs Resolutions

October-November 1968

How Horseshoe Basin Was Saved

36 Years

The Irate Birdwatcher Retorts

Across the North Cascades by Bulldozer and Hay Wagon

The Supreme Beauty of the Lake Chelan Region


The Hoofed Locusts in Spider Meadow

August-September 1968

N3C President at Signing Ceremony

President Signs Cascade Park Bill

Conservation and Recreation Area Bills


Newspapers Articles (pertaining to the creation of North Cascades National Park)

Beat the Drums for N3C, A Victory Banquet

June-July 1968

A Milestone Not the Trail's End

Newspaper Articles

Una V. Davies, 1903-1968

State's Other Half Speaks to House

Newspaper Articles

What's Up at Lake Chelan?

A Retaliatory Fulmination

Alpine Lakes vs. Mining Road

One More Hearing!

April-May 1968

Newspaper Articles

Timber Boys Fight Parks

Yes, America's majestic redwoods have already been saved!

N3C Bookshop

Hunters' Plan Introduced — HR. 16252

A Moly Miner Fights Park

There's A Monster in our Mountains

February-March 1968

Our Troops Victorious at House Hearings

Witnesses Clash on North Cascades

How Would Recreational Conservationists Provide for a Mining Industry?

Kennecott vs. the North Cascades

Irate and His Friends

The Seventh Biennial Northwest Wilderness Conference

Washington Environmental Council

Newspaper Articles

N3C Garden Sale Howling Success

"Voice of the Troglodyte"

North Cascades Conservation Council Board Members and Officers

December-January 1967-1968


Congress Needs More Help to Decide North Cascades Issue

Bumping Boondoggle

Big Mountains and Little Men Digging, Digging, Diggin

First Annual N3C Plant Sale

Cougar Lake Hearings

October-November 1967

The Alpine Lakes: Stepchild of the North Cascades


Special Notice: Congressional Hearings in the West

Mammon Strikes Again: A New Mining Threat on the Snoqualmie Middle Fork

Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs Resolutions — 1967

August-September 1967

Sensitive Zones Unprotected by Senate

S. 1321 [Committee Print No. 2]

Newspaper Articles

Calendar No. 683, Report No. 700, Senate — 90th Congress, 1st Session

N3C Christmas Shopping List

In Memorium

June-July 1967

90th Congress and the North Cascades

Quotations from S.1321 Hearings

Newspaper Articles

The Nation Is Watching — Miner's Ridge 1967

The White Wolf of the Northern Cascades

Crossing the North Cascades Barrier

Jackson Lectures the Timber People

North Cascades Conservation Council Board Members and Officers

April-May 1967

Residents of Washington's Second Congressional District Take Note

S. 1321

A Call for Help in the North Cascades


February-March 1967

The Bases are Loaded!

A New Northwest Conservation Representative

N3C Bookshop

The Bumping Lake Enlargement: A Cascadian Reaction

More About National Parks

Irate at Large: 1966

Irate and His Friends

Cascade Crest Trail: Past, Present and Future

December-January 1966-1967

Showdown at Miner's Ridge

Kennecott Meets with Conservation Leaders

Mining the Glacier Peak Wilderness Area

About the Mine

About Kennecott

The Wilderness Act: Provisions Relevant to Miner's Ridge

Cascade Park Action Looms

October-November 1966

The Eye of the Storm

The Lowdown on Outdoors Unlimited

Newspaper Articles

An Historic Event: The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture Tour the North Cascades

Kennecott Closes in on Miner's Ridge

Insert: Mining Industry Plans to Rape the North Cascades

Conservation Film Center

Newspaper Articles

SUN Prints Complete Text of Study of Bumping Lake By Cascadians

Dick Tracy Unmasks the Tree-Lover Conspiracy

August-September 1966

Bureaucratic Wrangling Over Cascades

Udall Takes First Look At North Cascades

Fate of New Road Up to Solons

The Nooksack Blowdown: A Case History of Citizen Action

National Trail System Bill

How to Frustrate Wheels

Irate and His Friends

Agnes Mud

Wenatchee Forest Likes Sheep

Anna Stevens in the North Cascades: Part III

Support Olympic National Park

June-July 1966

The Governor's Park, Another Compromise

Governor Daniel J. Evans' North Cascades Study Committee

A Cascade Calendar for 1966 First Half

Washington State Game Commission's Comprehensive Plan for the North Cascades

Recommendations to the Governor's North Cascades Study Committee from Jonathan Whetzel

Recommendations to the Governor's North Cascades Study Committee from Mrs. Neil Haig

Recommendations to the Governor's North Cascades Study Committee from Dr. William R. Halliday

Recommendations of Governor's Sub-Committee on Recreation

Recommendations of Governor's Sub-Committee on Use

Recommendations of Governor's Sub-Committee on Boundaries

Governor Daniel J. Evans' North Cascades National Recreation Area Report and Recommendations

April-May 1966

Will Colby Award: Sierra Club Honors Patrick Donovan Goldsworthy

N3C Bookshop

Irate in the North Cascades: Summer 1965

All About National Parks

P.R. in the Forests

Anna Stevens in the North Cascades: Part II

Status of the Proposed Cougar Lakes Wilderness Area as of February 1966

Conservation Film Center

Insert: Washington's Governor Advised to Propose Small Compromise National Park

Snoqualmie National Forest 1965 Letter to the Stockholders

North Cascades Conservation Council Board Members and Officers

February-March 1966

Reactions to Study Report

North Cascades Study Report

Comments and Recommendations Pertaining to the Crafts' Report of August 27, 1965

December-January 1965-1966

At Last! The North Cascades Study Team Report

A Sonic Boom

A New Timber Resources Review

Irate and His Friends

Whereaway flows — will flow — the Columbia?

This is it at Last! — Senate Interior Committee Hearings

Our Landlord's A Softy

Anna Stevens in the North Cascades: Part I

Two Splendid Packets of Information

North of the North Cascades

News Articles

October-November 1965

Mongering Rumors

Preservations of the North Cascades, Unite!

Public Pulse on Park Taken

Wilderness Laboratories in the High Cascades

Conservation Film Center

Resolved By the Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs

Irate and His Friends

A Proposal to Preserve Green River Gorge

Special Bulletin on North Cascades Study Report

What's Ahead for Washington's North Cascades?

Normative Decision-making in Federal Land Management Agencies

NCW Groups to Battle Wilderness Lockup

The Century of Change

Planning Now - For Parks Later

August-September 1965

"Wind in the Wilderness" Producer Honored

The Stroller

The Wild Cascades: Forgotten Parkland

N3C Christmas Shopping List

Wilderness Cards

Another Dam Plot: Chelan County PUD Plans Destruction of Cascade Scenic and Recreational Resources

West Side Tragedy

Eldorado Peak Area: A Discussion Between a Forest Service Spokesman and a Member of the N3C Board

The Bulldozed North Cascades

First Banquet a Success

The Mountain That Is Still God

A New Film!

About the North Cascades Study Team Report

News About the Cascade Crest Trail

Late News About the Ross Lake Trail

June-July 1965

An End — And A Beginning

Walt Woodward Reports in the Seattle Times

Irate and His Friends

April-May 1965

Sunrise on a Tidal Wave

Recreation Conservation Sticker

Maps and Books useful in planning a North Cascades Summer

That Eldorado Peaks So-called "Recreation Area"

Outdoor Recreation Congress for the Pacific Northwest

Mass Recreation Comes to the North Cascades

Phantom Recreation Areas

Marvin Durning Honored

Charting the N3C Course of Action

February-March 1965

They're Changing Guards on the North Cascades...and other northwestern conservation fronts

Routes and Rocks: Hikers Guide to the North Cascades from Glacier Peak to Lake Chelan

436,662.1 Acres of Water

The White House Message on Natural Beauty

Recreation Area Formed

Forest Service Jumps the Gun

Problems in Classifying Recreation Areas

River Wilderness: Udall Sends National Wild Rivers Bill to Congress

The Irate Birdwatcher in the North Cascades: Summer 1964

What They're Saying About the North Cascades, The Book and the Parkl

New Survey Indicates U.S. Timber Surplus

Conservation Film Center

December-January 1964-1965

North Cascades Parkway?

Forest Service Comes Out Against Bridge Creek Road

Highway Boosters to Meet In Fall at Washington Pass

Map of Region Needs a New Name — Hollaway Pass

Chelan Urged to Take 'Long Look' At Stehekin Road

Forest Service Plans Big for NCS Highway Area

The Older and Younger Youngs in the North Cascades

Internal Combustion Machines on the Trails

Comprehensive Water Resource Study, Puget Sound, Washington

Should We Change the Name of Conservation?

Forest Forum

Why Not PROservation?

October-November 1964

News Notes on North Cascades

Wind in the Wilderness

The Future of the Cougar Lakes Limited Area (Washington)

Horses and Trails

Concept of River Wilderness

Multiple-Use on the Whitechuck ?? "...The greatest good..." ??

N3C Bookshop

A Forester's View: A Professional Forester's View of Wilderness

Projected Future Needs for Wood Products

August-September 1964

Hello, Again!

Wind in the Wilderness

The Wilderness Act

What They're Saying About the North Cascades — The Book and the Park

June-July 1964

Latest From the Front

Thoughts on Thrushes, Weeds, and Trees

Remedy For (W)rec(k)reation

State Committee Reacts to Federal North Cascades Study


The Wilderness in the North Cascades

North Cascades Wildernes Area Proposal

New Theories in Forest Recreation

April-May 1964

Strike Up the Band

Resource Reports: The Release of Resource Reports on the North Cascades

Department of Correction and Amplification

Another Crisis Averted

Alpine Lakes Proposal

Grass and Salmon (and trees)

Table of Land Area Statistics — Washington State

February-March 1964

One-Tenth of a Cent Per Acre

An Explanation of the Inadequecies of Forest Service Administration

The Cascade Crest Trail
     High Road to a Wild Paradise
     From Monument 83 to the Columbia River
     From the Columbia River to Monument 83

Multiple Use ...??

Department of Correction and Amplification
     Irate Birdwatcher

December-January 1964

Crisis, Sorrow and Horizons

The Economic Impact of a North Cascades National Park

Northwest Groups Ask Alpine Lakes Wilderness

Northwest Conservation Briefs

The New Wilderness Bill

Good Little Booklets

Quiet Crisis

N3C Bookshop

October-November 1963

In Retrospect

Public Hearings on North Cascades

Summary Prospectus For a North Cascades National Park

FWOC Resolutions

The Wilderness Bill and the Hon. Jack

Good Guys and Bad Guys

Men and a Mountain

N3C Bookshop

Christmas Shopping List

August-September 1963

The Sweet Smell of Success

North Cascades Study Team

The Leopold Report Says National Parks Should Be ... "A Vignette of Primitive America"

Multiple Use on the Cascade River — ?? "...The greatest good ..." ??

The Irate Birdwatcher in the North Cascades


May-June-July 1963

The New Strategy: Summer 1963

Proposal for A North Cascades National Park: Spring 1963

FLASH! North Cascades Moutains Study Team Plans Announced

March-April 1963

We're Late, We're Late

Interior Agriculture North Cascades Study Team

That You May Know The Truth About Your National Forests

February 1963

Documentation & Discussion

The Pelly Moratorium Viewed and Reviewed

Cascades Ice Peaks National Park and Other Past Park Proposals

January 1963

Conservation Progress in 1962

Book of North Cascades Photographs — it's almost yours

The North Cross-State Parkway (continued from December)


FWOC Resolutions

Facts, Facts Facts Facts

December 1962

Freida O Freida: Is You Is or Isn't You Wasn't a Good Typhoon?

Freida O Freida: Good or Bad, You Are a Big

Major Policy Changes May Presage Northern Cascades National Park Legislation

Trees and Fish

The North Cross-State Parkway

Forest Service Use of Advisory Committees

Northwest Conservation Briefs

November 1962

Poem: The Kitten and the Lion

The Pelly Moratorium...Senator Magnuson's Support

Letter: Forest Service Plans for Logging a Future North Cascades National Park

The Proposed Cougar Lakes Wilderness Area

Typhoon Freida: Catastrophe or Opportunity

Economic Relief — Yes!

Industry Raid — No!

Books and Cards For A Wild Christmas

October 1962

Dear Friend

Agriculture Department vs the Pelly Moratorium

Who's the Pirate?

Westland is Asked 6 Questions

Westland Answers (?)

North Cascades Logging Moratorium Requests

The Non-Wilderness Bill

News and Notes

N3C Christmas Card and Gift Shop

The Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs Resolves

September 1962

Summer's Over

Our First Order of Business

People Who Know Wilderness, Value Wilderness

Weyerhaeusers Go High and Wilder

But Springs Go Just as High, and Wild, And Younger

The So-Called Lumber Crisis

A Walk in the Sun

Hope Arises on the State Level

The Hon. Representative from the 19th Century

Wld Books for Wild People

August 1962


Have You Written Secretary Freeman Yet

Packwood Limited Area and its Multiple-Use by the Forest Service

Miller River Timber Sale


Two New Wilderness Areas Coming to Washington

July 1962


Map of the Pelly Moratorium Request

Congressman Pelly's Letter to Secretary Freeman

A Real Victory for the Troops

Come to the National Park by way of Lake Chelan

A Sense of Mission -- Secretary Udall Speaks

Special Summer Offer by the N3C Bookshop

June 1962

Everybody Hates War

Wilderness Act—Whereaway?

Quo Vadimus?

Dictionary for C-21 Slurbites

The Product of an Appeal: The New High Mountain Policy

Logging Wilderness Boundaries

Northwest Conservation Briefs

May 1962

Julian Huxley says: "YOU ARE LUCKY"

The Forest Service in Wonderlands

The ORRRC Doom Fulfilled

The Irate Birdwatcher Views the News

The Birth of an Abomination

April 1962

The World Can Never Forget

"A Thorough, Time-Consuming Study"

All Unquiet on the Western Front


Wilderness Protection Urged for Cougar Lakes

N3C Board Members and Officers

"Many Thoughts of Value"

N3C Bookshop

"Industry Lights Fire Under Forest Service"

March 1962

Needed: New National Parks

Dear Friend of the Wilderness

Northwest Wilderness Conference

A Pause for Reflection

Withdrawals from Nature's Bank

The City of Puget Sound

Nature and Man

Know Your Ranger: Robert A Perske

Somebody Else: a Nut Tree

Blueprint for Outdoor Recreation: Year 2000

Forests into Parks

Glacier Peak Wilderness Map

King County Map

When I was a Boy Gypo

February 1962

Our Leader Has Spoken

And He Will Soon Say More

What Do You Say?

Anacortes: A City to'Applaud and Emulate

Is There Life on Earth?

The N3C Bookshop

Know Your Ranger: Cal Dunnell

The Saddest, Least Necessary Feud of All

The Boiling Pollution Pot

The State of the State of Washington

THE GREAT DEBATE: Between The Heretical Birdwatcher and The Irate Birdwatcher

Insert: Cougar Lakes Wilderness Area **First Anniversary**

January 1962

Resolutions for a Wild New Year

Out of the Mouths of Babes

First Things First: The Wilderness Bill

More Forestry and More Wilderness

Wilderness and Job

The Logger's Best Friend: The Preservationist

Hagenstein Rides Again or The Broken Record

My Wilderness

The Dirty Miners

Hunters (Some) Want Wilderness

A Family Friend of Wilderness

Statement in Favor of New Wilderness Bill

Voices on the Wilderness

A Plea for Fair Play

Know Your Forest Ranger: William E. (Bill) Johnson

December 1961

The Quiet Crisis—and Our Opportunity

White House Regional Conference at University of Washington

Was It the Golden Year?

Conference Quotables

USFS Concedes North Cascades Desirable for a National Park

Economic Effects for Establishing National Parks

Who Needs Three Parks? We Do

Skeleton at the Feast

N3C Stars of TeeVee and Radio

Are These the Trustees of Our Heritage?

N3C Board Actions

November 1961

Stacking a Dirty Deck

Loaded Itinerary by Region 6

Multiple-Use Act Panned

Water, Water, Everywhere

The Elected Representatives Reply

Noted in Passing

Cougar Lakes and the East Side Press

The Beautiful Bitter Birdwatcher

October 1961

Our Representatives: For or Against the Pelly Park Study Bill

The Elected Representatives Reply

H.R. 8243

Wilderness Society Visits Proposed Wilderness Areas

Know Your National Forest Rangers: Ross T. Files

Report on Cougar Lakes

Muddy Flows the Naches

Book Review: The Living Land

Tote Gotes

The Signs Are Going Up

O Spokane! O Horan!

Old Bert Cole is a Merry Old Soul

Roundup of Minutes—N3C Executive Committee

N3C Film Library

The Readers React: Assent and Dissent

September 1961

Meadow Mountain Manifesto

Park Plan for Tomorrow

In Memoriam

Know Your Ranger: Maurice F. Barber

Geologic Map of Washington

Boosters' Dictionary

A Pack-Train in the Cascades

Rally Round the Flag

They Shall Not Pass

Two Birds of the High Country

August 1961

Citizens of the Wilderness, Unite!

Mercer Island Is Mobilizing!

Making Haste Slowly in Ellensburg


Moral Tales for Young Birdwatchers

Thoughts on the Olympics

Secretary Freeman Makes a Move

Know Your Ranger: W. Dale Heigh

A Pack-Train in the Cascades (Part 8)

An Economic Stimulus to the Northwest

July 1961

Park Bill, Park Bill — Who's Got the Park Bill?

Our Man in the Cabinet

A Proposal for a Cougar Lakes Wilderness Area

The Plot that Is Not

The N3C Bookshop

Moral Tales for Young Birdwatchers

A Pack-Train in the Cascades (Part 7)

Enough Is Enough


How Wild The Wild Cascades?

June 1961

Once More, Dear Tigers!

When the Wilderness Bill? NOW

Voices on the Wilderness

Conservation by the Lunatics

A Distant Sound of Wings

Flailing Ground

Dank Forests into Board Feet

Moral Tales for Young Birdwatchers

The Natives are Restless Tonight

Lessons in Civics

Birds of the Cascades

Plunder or Plenty

It Never Will he Missed

A Pack-Train in the Cascades (Part 6)

We are not Alone


May 1961

The Golden Year for the Golden Triangle

Seventh Biennial Wilderness Conference

Do the North Cascades Really Exist?

Population Explosion = Wilderness Implosion

Ring of Bright Water

People and Dollars

A Pack Train in the Cascades (Part 9)

We Are Not Alone

Moral Tales for Young Birdwatchers

Dank Forests into Board Feet

Skirmishes and Cannonades

Flailing Around in the Slide Alder of the Human Mind

Something Lost Behind the Ranges

President Kennedy's Natural Resources Message to Congress

April 1961

Why a Golden Triangle of National Parks

Annual Board Meeting and Officers

Hunting in National Parks Proposed

A Pack Train in the Cascades

March 1961

What is the Forest Service Afraid of

Ah, Wilderness

Topsy Turvy Forest World in 1979

Wilderness Job Tough

The Primeval Stockade

Kennedy Calls for Protection of Wildlife

A Pack Train in the Cascades

February 1961

Support for Park Study Bill

baking Big Value Out of Small Logs

New Books


"Try the Vigorous Life"

"A Pack Train in the Cascades"

January 1961

Cascade National Park Study Bill in Congress

Wilderness Film Receives Award

In Memorium - David R. Simons

Northwest Watershed Research

Forester Attacks Wilderness Bill

Wilderness Society Explains Wilderness Bill

Foresters Angry over Wilderness Area

Highway Billboard Control

A Pack - Train In The Cascades by Mary Roherts Rinehart

December 1960

Oregon Cascades Conservation Council

Battle Between Two Federal Services

Secretary Udall and National Parks

Forest Service Policy Analyzed

Multiple Use Word Picture

St. Heiens Limited Area Declassified

Shaky Timber Economy

Highway Billboard Legislation

National Park Drive, 1961

November 1960

The Whims and Caprice of the Forest Service

Largest Primitive Area to be Reclassified

The Little Line That Isn't There

Grazing Damage

Book Review - My Wilderness, The Pacific West

Ah ...Wilderness!

Council Answers Seattle Chamber

October 1960

"A Job One-Fourth Done"

Wanted: Refuges For Non-Hunters

Wildlife Harvesting

Mountaingoat Attractive

Hunting On "Park-Like Lands"

Wilderness A Place To Leave No Mark

Federal Aid To Cascade Ski Area

Lutherans Given Holden Mining Town

September 1960

Differing Opinions on Wilderness Area

Establishment of Glacier Peak Wilderness Area

Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs Meets

North Cascades Primitive Area Tour

August 1960

North Cascade Primitive Area Study Continues

Establishing Parks Wasn't (and Isn't) Easy

Natural Resource Planks in Party Platforms

SPECIAL - The Relationship of Man and Nature (Courtesy of Royal Rank of Canada)

July 1960

Irving M. Clark - In Memorium

Revival of Crusade for Cascades National Park

Roads to Invade Indian Wilderness

"You Can Take It With You"

It Is NOT Too Late

Hornblower Hearings Ccncluded

On The Edge of Wilderness

June 1960

The Fight for Glacier Peak

Hornblower Hearings

Ancient Chinese Philosophy of Nature

National Parks Tourist Season

Bird-Watchers Now in Propaganda's Big League

Multiple Use Bill a Threat to Future National Parks

Sea Shore National Parks Legislation

Wilderness Camping for a Strong America

Adventure Roads

Nationwide Support for a Cascades National Park Study

Washington's Glaciers May be Melted Artificially

May 1960

The Eleventh Hour or Is That Your Tear Drop?

Wilderness, Know Your Opponents

Write Right Now For the Wilderness Bill

Republicans Support National Park Study

Democrats Support National Park Study

National Conservation Leader Speaks

Change of Editors

Welcome New Members

April 1960

Policy Reformation in Forest Service Thought

Campfire Confessional

Hornblower Hearings — continued

New Conservation Group in Alaska

Board Members and Officers

Charges Try to Discredit Logging Firms

Who Has "Millions to Spend" on Propaganda?

Congress and the North Cascades

Welcome New Members

Conservation Glossary

March 1960

Quotes from "Evasion" by Montmollin, Huguenin and Epiney

"Woodland Monsters of the Future"

A Race for the Last Tree

"Cut Four True Firs" by Edith English

Support for Park Study Growing

No Timber Shortage

"Hornblower Hearings", Part II

Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs Wilderness Conference

Is Multiple Use to Become Law

Welcome New Members

February 1960

Citizen Support for Cascades National Park Growing

To Pull The Wool Over Someone's Eyes, Start With a Good Yarn

Support for Cascades Park Study Bill


Annual Board Meeting

"The Hornblower Hearings"

Game Hunters Opposition to Park Opposed

Washington State Game Department Statistics

Glossary of Terms

Welcome New Members

January 1960

Washington's GOLDEN TRIANGLE of National parks


Reader's Digest to the Rescue

Wilderness World

Foresters Lash Plan for Western Reserve

Wilderness in Other Lands

Support from New York

December 1959

Quotations from Statements Made at Wenatchee Forest

Service Hearing on Glacier Peak Wilderness Area

November 1959

Box Score of Forest Service Hearings

Quotations from Statements

Wilderness Society North Cascades

Assistant Secretary Peterson Opposes National Park

October 1959

Majority Oppose Forest Service Proposal

Statement, Editor of Living Wilderness

Statement, Department of Commerce and Economic Development of Washington

Statement, Seattle Audubon Society

Statement, Helen Loggie

Statement, Seattle Chamber of Commerce

Statement, Chelan Box and Manufacturing Company

Statement, Society of American Foresters

September 1959

Council Critizes Forest Service at Bellingham


What Will the Future Be?

Land Commissioner Praises Film

Federation Supports Cascades Protection

Infinities or Padded Cells?

North Cascade National Park

August 1959

Wilderness Bill News

Ways To Reach The Public

"Thou Shalt Not Destroy The Trees"

FS Glacier Peak Wilderness Area Proposal Hearings

Whose Cotton-Picking Hands?

"A Call To Action" — A Poem

A Sand County Almanac — Book Review

U.S. Tree Farm Program Gains Momentum

Bert Cole's View Of The Wilderness Bill

Sportsmen's Council Meets

New Members

July 1959

Writer's Conference

The Forest Conservation Plan

Another Willerness Gone

A Crack at the Wilderness Bill

That Population Problem



Help Wanted

Trail Trips for the Summer

Citizen's Committees for Cascades National Park

New Members

June 1959

Conservationists Meet with Forest Service

Forest Conservation Plan

The N3C, People, and North Cascades

What the Times Forgot

Trail Trips for the Summer

Wilderness Cards and Movies

"Recreation Boom Will Jam Forests"

Pulp by Pipeline

Welcome New Members

May 1959

A Bright Future

A Card In Time! Now!

Time Is Punning Out (Part II)

White Pass Bid Planned

Wilderness Talk


Teaching School in the Woods

Welcome New Members

Holden Resort

April 1959

Wilderness Bill Hearing, Seattle

Report on N3C Board Meeting

"A Wilderness Starfish"

Rescuing Wilderness

Save Scenery For Tourist

Let's Get Busy Against Vandalism

"God Bless America"

Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?

New Members

March 1959

N3C Statement on Proposed FS Wilderness Area

Wenatchee Alpine Eoamer Reaction

Wilderness Bill Hearing

Board Members and Officers

Time is Running Out in Salmon La Sac Area

"Rediscovering the Webs"

"Unfinished Business"

Spokane Mountaineers Support Park

Make It Yourself Wilderness

New Members

February 1959

Skykomish Wild Country

U.S. Forest Service Glacier Peak Wilderness Area Propoaal

Do It Yourself — Build A National Park

Map of U.S.F.S. Proposed Glacier Peak Wilderness Area

Is Wilderness Travel Expensive?

Helicopter Logging

Rambling Through The Enchantments

Wilderness Is Vital

Construction of New Ski Resort Set

New Members

Membership Renewal

January 1959

Let's Not Take Conservation for Granted

"Rotten Log" — a Poem by Elizabeth Landewear

Speaking of the Wilderness Bill

Sojourn Among the Alpine Lakes

Cascade Park Scheme

Eastern Washington Wildlife Refuge

National Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission

Lake Chelan Vacationland

December 1958

The Bend Hearing on the Wilderness Bill (S-2048)

Enabling the Undiscovered Cascades — Part Two

Welcome New Members

Pacific Crest Trail

Membership Henewel Application

November 1958

Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs Report

"Time for the Underground to Come up Fighting"

"Rambling the Undiscovered Cascades"

Wilderness Council Talks

New Members

"State Park Visitors Up"

Wilderness Hearings — Bend

October 1958

North Cascades Primitive Area

The End of a River?

Salmon Unlimited, Inc

To Keep Our Salmon Alive, Initiative 25

Roads Don't Destroy Wilderness

Forest Highway Improvement Aid

New Members, Wilderness Bill Reminder

Largest Game Kill Forecast

The Farmer and the Hunter

"Alone on a Mountaintop"

September 1958

Stehekin, Washington, Eastern Gateway to the Magnificent Northern Cascades was the Scene of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Council of The Wilderness Society

Riley, Again

Washingtons Third National Park?

Western Hearings on Wilderness Bill Next

John Osseward-Seattle — Describes Organizing "Grass Roots" Support

"What Other Editors Say"

"Mount Rainier Boost Studied"

The National Parks Idea Spreads

Promises Evidently Mean Nothing

Welcome New Members!

A Letter To The Editor

Trail Trips For The Fall

August 1958

Salute to Sunset Magazine

Sierra Club Folder

New Members

Seattle Times Stabs Wilderness Bill

Wilderness Bill in Senate Committee

Status of Lumbering Industry in Wash

Trail Trips for the Summer


July 1958

"Is Timber a Crop?"

Box Score "Wilderness Alps of Stehekin"


Pelly Comments

Revised Wilderness Bill

Montana Conservation

Between the Lines

Recreation Unlimited, Incorporated

New members

Glacier Theory


Board Meeting

Trail Trips for the Summer

June 1958

List of Board Members

Salmon La Sac Trip

Washington Tourists

National Park Service Needs

"Rewards Along the Trail"

News about "Wilderness Alps"

Forest Fire Reports

List of Available Movies

TransCascade Highway Surveys

Trail Trips for the Summer


May 1958

More on the Wilderness Bill

Scouts in the Wilderness

"Five Cities", a book review

Articles of interest in other publications


Rainbow Bridge

April 1958

Letter from the President

Results of North Cascades Conservation Council's Election of Executive Officers

Notes on FWOC Northwest Wilderness Conference

Welcome New Members!

Indus River Adventure, concluding installment

Book Review

March 1958

Intensive Forestry and the Industry

February N3C Board Meeting is a Success

Part III, Indus River Adventure

FWOC President Pauline Dyer Describes Approaching Wilderness Conference

Emergency for Conservationists

The "Silence" Barrier is Broken

Visitor Use at Mount Rainier

Welcome New Members!

North Cascades Conservation Council Executive Committee

Newsletter Acknowledgements

News Notes Here and There

February Board Meeting

February 1958

Olaus Murie Gives Reasons for Wilderness Protection in Letter to President Zalesky

Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs Sponsors Wilderness Conference

Forest Service Stands Pat On Wild Area Policy

Welcome New Members!

Indus River Adventure, continued

"Nocturnal Discovery oon the Waptus"

Suggested Reading

North Cascades Conservation Council Executive Committee

January 1958

Wilderness Philosophy and Glacier Peak Land Management Study

Help From the Spokane Mountaineers

Poem: "Heaven"

A One Sided Story

Recreation Unlimited, Inc.

A Wilderness Adventure

Indus River Adventure

Glacier Peak Wilderness Attacked

How Do We Stand?

Stepped Up Sale of Timber

Important! Board to Meet in Seattle

"Timber in the Whitechuck River Valley (Washington)"

Suggested Reading

December 1957

Our Economy Can Afford Wilderness


Youth In the Wilderness

Arctic Wildlife Range

New Park Association Formed in Nevada

Desert Too, Is Wilderness

November 1957

N3C President to Attend Meeting of Puget Sound Section of Society of American Foresters

The True Wilderness of the North Cascades

A Wilderness Consumer 'Speaks Up'

Welcome New Members

Progress and Conservation

"Alaska Timber Deal"

Tent Architecture in the Northwest



A Definition of Wilderness

North Cascades Conservation Council Officers and Board Members

October 1957

North Cascades Conservation Council Board Hold Meeting

What We Support?

More Than Board Feet

"Timber Group Against Wilderness Area Plan"

What is the Real Price of Copper?

Seattle Audubon Society Supports Mountaineer Proposal

Welcome New Members!

Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs Resolution

About the Newsletter

Dana Sees Recreation as Big Business in Northwest

The Wenatchee Project — Good or Bad?

September 1957
August 1957


Missing the first two issues.

The Council Report

Fall 1991

Mean, Little Battle Book

Writing for E.I.S. Contracted

Stehekin Road

Land and Water Conservation Funding

Firewood Pln

Sewage in Lake Chelan

Fall 1992

Fund Raising Campaign Needed

New Superintendent Bill Palek Welcomed

Legislation for National Biodiversity System

Spring 1993

Lake Chelan National Rereation Area Enivironmental Impact Statement Delay Requested

"Understanding Forests and Preserving Timber Jobs"

Plans for an International Park

North Cascades National Park 1968-1993: 25th Anniversary

Results of Annual Elections

October 1993

Come Join the 25th Anniversary

Mr. President, We Object

Grizzly Bear Decision Time

Change Is Coming

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