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Land | Environment

Support Grows For An Ancient Method Of Managing Wild Lands

Dec. 10, 2013 2:03 a.m.

A new partnership between the Nature Conservancy and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the latest indication that the ancient practice of prescribed burning is continuing to find favor as a way to help wildlife.

local | Environment

BLM Order Could Create Temporary Protection For 'Wild Lands'

Dec. 23, 2010 noon

In Oregon and across the West, the Bureau of Land Management will once again be able to give temporary protection to lands deemed to have special “wilderness characteristics,” at least until Congress decides whether to make that protection permanent.


Family, Firefighters, Friends Remember Percin For Love Of Outdoors

July 14, 2013 4:02 p.m.

Dozens of area firefighters joined family members and friends Saturday to remember one of the firefighters killed in Arizona two weeks ago.

Land | Environment

Logging Plan Next To Crater Lake Draws Opposition

Feb. 28, 2013 12:17 a.m.

Environmental groups are asking want the Forest Service to reconsider a proposed timber sale just outside the western boundary west of Crater Lake National Park.

Land | Environment

Federal Government Blazes Ahead On Comprehensive Fire Management Plan

April 9, 2014 10:45 p.m.

A new national strategy for preventing and fighting wildfires has been announced by the federal government in response to increasingly costly firefighting seasons in the West. Rather than waiting for wildfires to take hold, the new strategy emphasizes restoring forests and rangelands while stabilizing funding.


Fires In Keeping With Global Climate Change Predictions

Oct. 24, 2007 4:24 p.m.

Researchers at Oregon State University predicted 5 years ago that global climate change would produce rampant fires in Southern California. One of those researchers says fires on the level of the California blazes could become commonplace in uncommon areas.

Recreation | Agriculture | Fish & Wildlife | Land | Environment | News | local

Owyhee Wilderness Proposal In Spotlight After Refuge Occupation

Feb. 2, 2016 7:22 p.m.

The possible designation of the Owyhee Canyonlands in southeastern Oregon as a national monument is getting new attention following the militant occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

Nation | Politics | local | News

An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Jan. 4, 2016 7:39 p.m.

An armed, self-described militia group protesting the sentencing of a pair of Burns, Oregon, father-son ranchers for burning federal lands seized control of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon, for 41 days in early 2016.

Communities | Environment

EarthFix Conversation: Is There Hope For Salmon In Northwest Cities?

July 1, 2014 2:03 p.m.

EarthFix reporter Cassandra Profita talks with author Alan Yeakley about why cities are such a problem for salmon and steelhead in the Northwest and what urban-dwellers can do about it.

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May 25, 2016 6:48 p.m.

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May 26, 2015 10:09 p.m.

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Oregon Experience

Road to Statehood

July 27, 2011 4 a.m.

Celebrate Oregon’s 150th birthday by exploring the lives of Native peoples already living here, the mountain men and fur trappers who sought adventure and wealth, and the pioneers who brought hopes and prejudices over the trail.

local | Arts

'Art Of The Wild' Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of The Wilderness Act

July 24, 2014 7 a.m.

Twenty-one Pacific Northwest artists are coming together to showcase work offering a unique look at wilderness reserves. The new show opens in August at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River.

Fish & Wildlife | local | NW Life | Arts | Oregon Field Guide Extras

Photographers Find Wild Horses in Oregon Ready For Their Close-Ups

Feb. 12, 2014 8 a.m.

Maggie and Farrel Rothauge are part of a small and devoted group of photographers that has discovered one of the easiest places to take pictures of wild horses. Find out where and see a slideshow of Maggie's photos.


Slideshow: Wildwood Book Club

Dec. 2, 2011 midnight

Author/musician Colin Meloy and his wife, artist Carson Ellis, met with young fans to discuss their debut children's novel Wildwood for an episode of Think Out Loud. View a slideshow of photos from the event.


Wildlife Painter Jon Janosik's Bird Collection

Jan. 4, 2012 midnight

Wildlife painter Jon Janosik is internationaly known for his exquisite watercolor paintings of birds. View Oregon Art Beat's profile of Janosik and see a slideshow of his recent work.


Wilderness Writer Lynn Schooler Visits Think Out Loud

Feb. 25, 2011 midnight

Acclaimed author Lynn Schooler joined Emily Harris on Think Out Loud for a conversation about his life and his work as a wilderness writer... and they covered everything from bears to broken hearts. Find out more and hear Schooler read from his work.


Interview: Finn Riggins + Review: 'Vs Wilderness' New CD

Sept. 30, 2009 5:23 a.m.

My pick for best live performance and best album 2008 was Finn Riggins. Could they possibly pull off the double again?

Mosaic Artist Jeffrey Bale Follows His Own Path

Feb. 10, 2016 12:30 a.m.

Jeffrey Bale received his degree in landscape architecture from the University of Oregon in 1981 and today creates elaborate and intricate pebble mosaics from stone he gathers in the wild. Today his work is world renowned – he’s been featured in dozens of publications including the New York Times, Martha Stewart Living and Better Homes and Gardens.

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