Ground Truth: Devil's Staircase

Senator Merkley at the Devil’s Staircase Waterfall

The Devil’s Staircase Wilderness Coalition is pleased to report that on October 27th, it led Sen. Jeff Merkley, his staff and family down to the Staircase and back safely.

Sen. Merkley, along with Rep. DeFazio and Sen. Wyden, are Congressional champions of the legislation to create the 30,000-acre Devil’s Staircase Wilderness in the Oregon Coast Range.

While the political climate is difficult right now for gaining wilderness protection for any area in the U.S., the Devil’s Staircase is at the top of the list for likelihood of being included in a wilderness or omnibus bill in the next year. Let’s work to make it happen!