OPB | Aug. 22, 2016
Don't be fooled by their enthusiastic behavior — the invasive "Asian jumping worm" poses a serious threat to Oregon's natural ecosystem.
OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 19, 2016
A new survey finds a growing number of Douglas fir trees in the Oregon Coast Range have been infected over the past decade with the fungal disease known as Swiss needle cast.
AP | Aug. 22, 2016
State officials will resume efforts to kill the remaining members of a wolf pack in northeastern Washington after finding two calf carcasses and an injured calf.
News | Environment | localNorthwest News Network | Aug. 23, 2016 5:43 p.m.
Three consecutive summers of severe wildfires have stretched the resources of the state's agency dedicated to forest management.
News | Environment | localNorthwest News Network | Aug. 23, 2016 5:25 p.m.
Lawyers for victims of the deadly 2014 Oso landslide say the state of Washington has engaged in a "shocking" cover-up to hide evidence.
Obama will visit a neighborhood in Baton Rouge more than a week after flooding hit southeastern Louisiana, killing at least 13 people and damaging or destroying more than 60,000 homes.
News | Environment | Health | localOPB | Aug. 23, 2016 3:23 p.m. | Portland
The EPA wants Oregon to fix rules that limit penalties against contractors working on lead paint-era homes without a license.
News | Environment | Election | Politics | local | Election 2016Northwest News Network | Aug. 23, 2016 3:11 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday declared a state of emergency in 20 counties mostly on the dry side of the Cascades, an area vulnerable to wildfire.
Environment | Science | NationNPR | Aug. 22, 2016 5:39 p.m.
More than a dozen people have died and tens of thousands of homes have been damaged by floodwaters. Local authorities and residents wonder if something more could have been done to lessen the toll.
Florida, with its lush grasslands, ranks tenth in the nation for its beef cattle herds — nearly 2 million head. And the Seminole Tribe of Florida is a major player in the cattle industry.
News | Environment | localAP | Aug. 22, 2016 7:58 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
State authorities and forest officials say at least 14 wildfires that have erupted across central Oregon over the last three weeks are believed to have been intentionally started.
Environment | World | NationNPR | Aug. 21, 2016 1:29 p.m.
The state is entering recovery mode after the flooding killed 13 people and damaged at least 60,000 homes across 20 parishes. It's expected to take months and the governor says the state needs help.