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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.
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.
Dozens of area firefighters joined family members and friends Saturday to remember one of the firefighters killed in Arizona two weeks ago.
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.
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.
local | Land | News | Environment | Agriculture | Recreation | Fish & WildlifeFeb. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
My pick for best live performance and best album 2008 was Finn Riggins. Could they possibly pull off the double again?
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.
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.