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July 21, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

A new home for spotted owls: State forestland?

OPB's Rob Manning made a key connection in this story about more logging on Oregon's state forests. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized its plan for recovering the northern spotted owl, and it includes using new mapping technology to find new potential habitat for the threatened bird (as well as killing competing barred owls). Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Forestry, Logging, Oregon Department of Forestry, Spotted owl


May 11, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Study: New counts reveal more barred owls

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey has found there are probably a lot more barred owls in Northwest forests than past studies have shown. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Barred owl, Spotted owl, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Geological Survey


April 21, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Spotted owl plan: More comments, more controversy

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reopened the public comment period on the revised draft recovery plan for the Northern spotted owl. Revised. Reopened. Can you tell it's been a long haul for this plan? Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Spotted owl


Feb. 10, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

New rule for the Forest Service: More time in forests, less time in court

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Filed under: Forestry, Logging, Spotted owl, Tom Vilsack, U.S. Forest Service


Dec. 17, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Scientists: Spotted owl plan still not good enough

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Spotted owl, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service



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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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