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Scientists Are Closer To Understanding What Makes Ocean's Toxic Algae Bloom

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 21, 2016 4:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

A new study sheds light on the causes and conditions behind toxic ocean algae blooms.

News | Food | Agriculture | Economy | Recreation | Water | Fish & Wildlife | NW Life | Climate change | Nation

Salmon, Steelhead Fishing Closes Early On Columbia River

East Oregonian | Oct. 21, 2016 6:54 a.m.

Recreational fishing for salmon and steelhead will close early on the Columbia River, beginning Saturday.

Environment | Politics | Water | Fish & Wildlife

Puget Sound In Line For Environmental Health Boost

KUOW/EarthFix | Oct. 18, 2016 12:30 p.m. | Seattle

Advocates for a healthier Puget Sound took a big step Tuesday in getting the same kind of coordinated recovery effort that's gone to the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay.

Environment | Fish & Wildlife

Building A Better Birdhouse: Creating Shelter For Swifts As Old Chimneys Disappear

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 18, 2016 8:30 a.m. | Albany, Oregon

Vaux's swifts are losing their roosting habitat as old chimneys get demolished. Bird advocates are testing out a homemade replacement in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

Animals | Environment | Politics | Election | Fish & Wildlife | Sustainability | Election 2016

Oregon Measure Would Create United Front Against Animal Trafficking On West Coast

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 17, 2016 7:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Oregon voters will soon decide whether to ban the buying and selling of certain animal products.  The species covered under Measure 100 are being poached internationally at high rates.

Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Animals

Wolf-Kill Investigators, Conservation Group Offer Reward Money For Information

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 14, 2016 12:44 p.m.

The government and a conservation group both are offering reward money for help find whoever killed a federally protected gray wolf in South-Central Oregon.

Agriculture | Fish & Wildlife | Water | Environment

Klamath Irrigators Should Not Have Gotten $32M From Federal Agency: Report

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 13, 2016 4:42 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The critical audit comes after two whistleblowers accused the Bureau of Reclamation and a local water authority of misusing public funds.     

Environment | Fish & Wildlife

Endangered Columbian White-Tailed Deer Move Toward Recovery

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 13, 2016 6:45 a.m.

After nearly 50 years on the endangered species list, the Columbian white-tailed deer are moving up in the world. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is upgrading their status to "threatened."

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Forest Lawsuit Against The State Turns Into A Class Action

OPB | Oct. 7, 2016 10:23 a.m. | Portland

A lawsuit claiming Oregon has failed to maximize revenues from state-owned forests, is gaining momentum.

Sustainability | Pacific Ocean | Environment | Fish & Wildlife

White House Honors Oregon Man For Helping Make Fishing More Sustainable

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 7, 2016 6:50 a.m.

The White House is honoring Oregon trawl fisherman Brad Pettinger  for his environmental leadership.