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Tim Wigley is an American lobbyist working primarily on resource and environmental issues. He is Executive Vice President of PAC/WEST Communications. He was formerly the president of the Oregon Forest Industries Council and worked as director of communications for pulp and paper company Georgia-Pacific. [1] Wigley led the group Project Protect, which supported the Healthy Forests Initiative. He received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, and is also a graduate of The American Campaign Academy in Washington, D.C. [2]


Wigley has been criticised for his alleged use of Astroturfing techniques in relation to the establishment of groups such as Project Protect and Save Our Species Alliance [3]

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  1. "PAC/WEST Communications: Tim Wigley". www.pacwestcom.com. Archived from the original on March 14, 2007.
  2. PAC/WEST Communications: Tim Wigley Archived September 1, 2004, at the Wayback Machine
  3. Organizing Astroturf: Evidence Shows Bogus Grassroots Groups Hijack the Political Debate; Need for Grassroots Lobbying Disclosure Requirements Public Citizen, Cleanupwashington.org, January 2007. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on May 23, 2011. Retrieved 2006-03-28.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)