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Oct. 12, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Endangered Species Protection Proposed For Airport-Dwelling Larks

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Endangered species, Streaked horned lark, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


July 12, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

A new protection deal for 60 Northwest species

Today, the Obama administration struck a deal with environmentalists to tackle by 2018 the backlog of 757 species in line for protection under the Endangered Species Act. That includes 60 in the Northwest including the (recently discovered in Oregon) wolverine: Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Endangered species


May 10, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

How to tackle an endangered species "bioblitz"

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a new work plan today – a way to deal with a "bioblitz" of endangered species listing petitions without repeatedly missing deadlines and winding up in court. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Endangered species, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Jan. 19, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

NOAA won't appeal sea lion removal ruling

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has decided not to appeal a Ninth Circuit Court decision that found fault with the program that lethally removes California sea lions from the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Endangered species, Marine Mammal Protection Act, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Sea lions


Dec. 21, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

How barred owls make spotted owls harder to hear

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Endangered species, Northern spotted owl


Dec. 16, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Feds consider delisting Northwest Steller sea lions

Steller sea lions on a portion of the Pacific Coast are being considered for expedited removal from the Endangered Species list. National Marine Fisheries Service reported this week that petitions by the states of Oregon, Washington and Alaska to delist the population immediately (instead of waiting for a five-year review) "may be warranted." The agency is continuing with a status review of the so-called "eastern group" of the population, which state fish and wildlife agencies say has been growing by an average of 3 percent a year for 30 years (as opposed to the "western group" in the Aleutian Islands, which have been declining). And public comments will be accepted for 60 days. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Columbia River Basin, Endangered species, Sea lions, Sturgeon


Nov. 17, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Living with Wolves: Join the discussion

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Endangered species, Wolves


Oct. 27, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

3 new threats to the Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Endangered species


Oct. 21, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Fish and Wildlife: Forget Idaho; Call us on wolves

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service just announced it is opening a 24-hour hotline for questions about gray wolf management in Idaho. Don't worry, the agency's announcement said, we're on the job. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Endangered species, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wolves


Oct. 12, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

So long, Bush-era bull-trout policy

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Endangered species



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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