Your Cascadia is a grassroots project to build a Cascadian Economic Direct Democracy – a web-based marketplace that is under the complete direct democratic control of local community members.
As part of our archive of writings on Cascadia and eco-poetics, the Department of Bioregion is excited to share the following writing on bioregional mapping, salmon, and perceptions of place.
In 2018, the Cascadia Subduction Zone saw 36,377 Episodic Thrusts & Slips (ETS). These tremors are different from earthquakes, which are generally more sudden, and that of other, shallower faults, which can be generated from the pressure buildup of magma sitting under Cascadia’s many volcanoes along the Pacific Ring of Fire.
The Department of Bioregion is proud to share an interview between Evan O’Neil and Richard Evanoff, a professor of envrionmental ethics at Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan, who recently wrote the book Bioregionalism and Global Ethics as part of our archive of bioregionalism articles and resources. The interview originally appeared on Carnegie Council on August 3rd 2012.
The Department of Bioregion is excited to share that the award winning Cascadian ambassadors Tyler Bancroft, Ben Worcester, and Jaycelyn Brownmusic, the trio band Said the Whale released a first glimpse of their new feature length album ‘Cascadia’.
The State of Oregon Office of Emergency Management has released a new ‘Cascadia Playbook’ helping outline the first two weeks of government response in the face of a 9.0 Cascadia Megaquake. The playbook provides a two-week blueprint for the state’s response and expectations for prioritizing Oregon's recovery from what would be the deadliest natural disaster in the U.S.
This essay is from Casey, Devin & Mel from Cascadia Matters, released in 2012, and the creators of the Occupied Cascadia documentary. Cascadia Matters was a film and educational collective in Bend, Oregon dedicated to a radical and real decolonization of the Cascadia bioregion by those living here, and a true solidarity with First Nations and indigenous cultures and ways of living.
The Department of Bioregion is excited to reproduce an excerpt by Brian Holmes from Ecotopia Today, a collection of original research, cartography, and essays at a crossroads of cartography, politics, art, and social issues.
Cascadia Wildlands, a grassroots conservation organization, celebrates their 20th year of action protecting Cascadian forests and working to restore vast old-growth forests, rivers full of wild salmon, wolves howling in the backcountry, and vibrant communities sustained by the unique landscapes of the Cascadia bioregion.