Devil's Staircase

Andrew Kumler

Conservationists are cheering after President Donald Trump signed a sweeping public lands bill Tuesday. Among other things, it establishes the 30-thousand acre Devils Staircase Wilderness in southwest Oregon. 


Andrew Kumler

The U.S. Senate Tuesday passed a public lands package that includes protections for the Devil’s Staircase in Oregon. Conservation groups are hopeful the legislation will also be approved in the House.


Rachael McDonald / KLCC

A bill to protect thousands of acres and miles of river in Oregon passed out of a key US Senate committee last week.

Cascadia Wildlands

Representative Peter DeFazio this week introduced a bill to permanently protect a remote area of southwest Oregon, called the Devil’s Staircase.