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Nov. 26, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Babbitt: Why wait for Obama to protect Owyhees?

Former Arizona governor and secretary of the interior Bruce Babbitt opined in the Oregonian this week that Oregon could take the reins to protect the rugged Owyhee Canyonlands in southeastern Oregon as wilderness – as Idaho did for similar lands last year. Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Land use, Grazing, Owyhee Canyonlands


Sept. 10, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

How environmentalists become ranchers, loggers and fishermen

Ranchers along the Ruby natural gas pipeline are upset that developer El Paso Corp. has given $22 million to two environmental groups that aim to buy up grazing permits on public lands. Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Ecosystem services, Grazing, Natural gas



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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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