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Oregon Officials Kill 4 Cougars After Attacks On Domestic Animals

Statesman Journal | Jan. 24, 2017 12:54 p.m.

State officials killed four cougars and are tracking a fifth following a spate of attacks against domestic animals in La Pine, according to a release.

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Is 'eDNA' The Next Big Thing For Wildlife Science?

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 23, 2017 7 a.m. | Alsea, Oregon

Emerging advances in DNA science promises to help keep better track of native and invasive fish and wildlife. 

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California Condors May Fly Once Again Over Oregon Skies

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 20, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The largest land bird in North America is still critically endangered.  A new plan could see the reintroduction of the condor in the Northwest.

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Conservation Groups Sue To Get More Water To Klamath Wildlife Refuges

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 18, 2017 6:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The five refuges straddling the Oregon-California border comprise some of the most important migratory bird habitat on the West Coast. Conservation groups saying they're being shorted on water.

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2016 Was The Hottest Year Yet, Scientists Declare

NPR | Jan. 18, 2017 8:03 a.m.

Global temperatures soared above the 20th century average last year, as the climate continues to change. It hasn't been this hot since scientists started tracking global temperatures in 1880.

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Invasive Species Add Up To Big Losses For Washington

KUOW/EarthFix | Jan. 17, 2017 5:45 p.m. | Seattle

A new study finds invasive species could cost the state of Washington $1.3 billion a year if left unchecked.

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Feds Seek Public Comment on Grizzly Reintroduction Proposals for North Cascades

Northwest News Network | Jan. 17, 2017 3:01 p.m.

Grizzly bears have been listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act since 1975. In Washington, they are considered endangered. Last week, federal officials unveiled their draft plan to reintroduce grizzlies in North Central Washington.

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NOAA Finalizes New Plan For Columbia River Hatcheries

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 17, 2017 11:33 a.m.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a final plan Tuesday for producing hatchery fish while protecting wild fish in the Columbia River Basin.

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Juvenile Bald Eagle Released Near Svensen

Daily Astorian | Jan. 17, 2017 9:12 a.m.

The eagle, with dark eyes, plumage and the beak of a juvenile, took off out of the gate, flying in spurts west along Burnside Loop in the direction of the Twilight Eagle Sanctuary.

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Rule Change Easing Public Lands Transfer Has Hunters, Outdoor Enthusiasts Worried

AP | Jan. 17, 2017 8:17 a.m. | Boise

A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts across the West who fear losing access.