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Interior Department Not Working On Owyhee Wilderness Designation

March 2, 2016 8:35 p.m.

The Oregon Natural Desert Association has been talking about a wilderness designation for years, but that can only happen through Congress. Obama has already created or expanded 19 national monuments.

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

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.

Environment | News | Politics | local

Wilderness Advocates Want Protections For Crater Lake

Oct. 21, 2015 6:09 p.m.

Thousands of petitions were delivered to Sen. Ron Wyden's office Tuesday, asking to add protections to Crater Lake National Park.

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Painted Hills Wilderness Proposed For Eastern Oregon

May 7, 2015 10 p.m.

Newly introduced legislation promises economic development in Wheeler County and increased habitat protections for the recreation destination.

Why It’s Harder To Create Wilderness Now, 50 Years After Landmark Law

Sept. 4, 2014 8:33 p.m.

It's gotten harder to create wilderness in the 50 years since Congress passed the Wilderness Act. Wilderness designations have dropped off since the 1980s, and now things are at a near standstill.

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Open Doors For The Next Generation

OPB Legacy Society Members

May 26, 2015 10:09 p.m.

OPB Legacy Society Members

Alone in the Wilderness

March 20, 2016 8:10 a.m.

Wilderness: The Great Debate

Nov. 20, 2013 11:53 a.m.

50 Years Of Wilderness

March 20, 2016 8:04 a.m.

Alone in the Wilderness, Part 2

March 20, 2016 8:10 a.m.

Wilderness Plots: In Concert

May 14, 2015 8:15 a.m.

Environment | Think Out Loud

What's The Best Way To Preserve Wilderness?

June 8, 2015 3:58 p.m.

Some conservationists say wilderness must be left alone entirely, but others say if humans don't intercede, some species will be lost forever.

Think Out Loud

U.S. Forest Service Imposes Restrictions On Photos And Videos On Wilderness Land

Sept. 26, 2014 7:06 p.m.

We'll hear about the U.S Forest Service's plan to limit photography and videography on certain protected lands.

Think Out Loud

Environmental Update On The Elwha Dam And The Wilderness Act

Sept. 2, 2014 7:20 p.m.

Journalists from our EarthFix team will give us an update on the removal of Elwha Dam and the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

Think Out Loud

Our Computers, Ourselves: Technology and Wilderness

Aug. 28, 2014 7:30 p.m.

In the third installment of our tech series, we'll ask if the capacity to access the internet almost anywhere diminishes our ability to enjoy wilderness.

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