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Firefighter Dies Fighting Mt. Washington Wilderness Blaze

Aug. 1, 2013 8:59 p.m.

Authorities in Sisters say a wildland firefighter died Thursday morning after he was crushed by a falling tree. 

local | Politics | Environment | News

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.

Communities | Land use | Recreation | local | Politics | Environment | Economy | News

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

Wilderness: The Great Debate

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

Alone In The Wilderness

June 17, 2015 8:19 a.m.

Alone In The Wilderness, Part 2

June 17, 2015 8:19 a.m.

50 Years Of Wilderness

May 2, 2015 7:53 a.m.

Wilderness Plots: In Concert

May 14, 2015 8:15 a.m.

NW Life | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Wilderness Medics

March 26, 2014 6:46 p.m.

The Reach and Treat Team trains every month to take professional paramedic skills into the wild. AMR provides advanced life support in the wilderness when medics join in rescues in the snow, dangling from ropes and in rushing rivers.

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.

Land use | Environment | NW Life | Oregon Field Guide

Celebrate Wilderness Photo Essay

Nov. 20, 2014 noon

A tour of northwest wilderness areas marks the 50th year of the Act that preserved them.

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.

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