What is the South Kalmiopsis?

The South Kalmiopsis is an unprotected roadless area south of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness in Oregon. It contains three beautiful streams the  U.S. Forest Service has found eligible to be added to the Wild and Scenic River System—Baldface Creek, Rough and Ready Creek and Josephine/Canyon Creeks. In 2004, the Secretary of Agriculture recommended that the watersheds […]

Meeting Our Congressmen on Behalf of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness

In March 2019 I traveled to Washington D.C. to meet our representatives for the Kalmiopsis Guides Association. With the goal to discuss the recent public lands package and future protections for the South Kalmiopsis, we arranged constituent meetings with the Oregon and New Mexico delegation, as well as nonprofit organizations. I met Congresspeople from both […]

This Holiday Season Help Give the Gift of River Conservation

2018 was a year of celebration in the river community for the 50th anniversary of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. Congress passed this bill in 1968 to protect free flowing rivers with outstandingly remarkable values for future generations, and as a member of those “future generations” I am forever grateful. The time I have […]