Oregon

British Columbia Will Fund Next Phase of Cascadia High Speed Rail

British Columbia Will Fund Next Phase of Cascadia High Speed Rail

The British Columbia Premiere John Hogan met with Washington State Governor Jay Inslee to announce they will contribute $300,000 for the next phase of a study exploring the potential of ultra-high-speed Cascadia corridor transportation service linking British Columbia, Washington and Oregon.

Cascadia Subduction Zone Tremors: 36,377 in 2018

Cascadia Subduction Zone Tremors: 36,377 in 2018

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.

New 'Cascadia Playbook' Documents Oregon Response to Megaquake

New 'Cascadia Playbook' Documents Oregon Response to Megaquake

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.

Cascadia Wildlands Celebrates 20 Years

Cascadia Wildlands Celebrates 20 Years

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.