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Oregon Moves To Buy 10,000 Acres To Expand Lower Deschutes Wildlife Area

Aug. 11, 2015 1:55 a.m.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is moving to buy more than 10,000 acres to add to a wildlife area on the lower Deschutes River.

Communities | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | News | local | Flora and Fauna

Wildlife Officials Consider Endangered Listing For Spotted Owl

April 8, 2015 7:15 a.m.

Wildlife officials are taking a new look at the status of the threatened northern spotted owl. Despite decades of efforts to save the species, it could soon be considered endangered.

Environment | Flora and Fauna

Our Messy Relationship With Urban Wildlife

Sept. 27, 2013 9 p.m.

Can we be 'gracious co-inhabitants' in our daily encounters with urban wildlife?

Wildlife Agency May Stop Tracking Wandering Wolf OR-7

March 20, 2014 1:51 p.m.

Oregon wildlife officials have announced that they don’t plan to recollar the wolf – meaning that his future travels across the West would no longer be tracked.

Environment | Flora and Fauna

Wildlife Agency May Stop Tracking Wandering Wolf OR-7

March 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The wandering gray wolf, OR-7, may be wandering out of the picture if wildlife officials decide to not replace a tracking device that has garnered the animal a worldwide audience.

News | local | OPB News Blog

Wildlife Refuge Looking To Cull Elk Herd

March 10, 2014 5:03 p.m.

A wildlife refuge 15 miles south of Corvallis may allow elk hunting on its grounds to cull the abundant elk herd by 20 percent over the next five years.

Environment | Flora and Fauna

Crushing Ivory To Crush Illegal Wildlife Trade

Nov. 14, 2013 9:33 p.m.

The Washington Post reports that six tons of confiscated ivory have now been crushed, a message to would-be elephant poachers.

Environment | Communities

Wildlife Refuge In Oregon Will Allow Pesticide Use For Mosquito Control

Aug. 28, 2013 12:39 a.m.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is permitting a Southern Oregon county to apply pesticides within a national wildlife refuge to control a mosquito onslaught.

Environment | Flora and Fauna

Wildlife Officials Move Ahead With Killing Barred Owls

July 23, 2013 4 p.m.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces that it will experiment with killing barred owls in Northwest forests to keep these aggressive birds from crowding out their more genteel cousins, the federally protected northern spotted owls.

Fish & Wildlife | Environment | News | OPB News Blog

Wildlife Working Together - Maybe They Could Build A Bridge Over The Columbia

Feb. 19, 2015 6:56 p.m.

The folks at Metro have put together an amazing time-lapse video of beavers and nutria building a dam in the Smith and Bybee Wetlands. Other critters, mostly ducks and herons, stop by to watch.

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Oregon Field Guide

July 10, 2013 12:11 p.m.

Oregon Field Guide is OPB’s long-running local weekly TV series covering natural resources, ecological issues, outdoor recreation and travel destinations across the Northwest region. Join us Thursday, October 1st when Oregon Field Guide will launch it's new season. Until then, enjoy the summer with the Oregon Field Guide crew!  Reflections of Summer takes us down memory lane with a series of behind-the-scenes clips, recommended summer destinations and activities, plus favorite stories and experiences. This week - Oregon Field Guide's team looks back on one of those amazing wildlife experiences, especially for videographer Todd Sonflieth and producer Steve Amen where on a shoot in Southwestern Oregon, they hoped to capture footage of the legendary Mesteno. Watch the full story unfold here! Check back weekly for more web-exclusive video clips as we count down to Oregon Field Guide's new season!

About OPB

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Aug. 15, 2015 9:26 p.m.

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Environmental Update On Wildlife Detectives

May 20, 2015 4:15 p.m.

We talk to EarthFix reporters about poaching and other crimes against wildlife in the Northwest.

Think Out Loud

The Wildlife In The Backyard

Sept. 26, 2013 7:20 p.m.

Lyanda Lynn Haupt's The Urban Bestiary urges us to consider, and appreciate, the wildlife in our cities.

Urban Wildlife Refuge

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

Summer Lake Wildlife Refuge

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

Wildlife Images

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

Wildlife Viewing

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

Wildlife Artists

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

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