OPB | May 13, 2013 4:14 p.m.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided that it is not going to continue killing gulls that have been preying on baby Caspian terns at a nesting colony at the mouth of the Columbia River.
OPB | May 06, 2013 5:46 a.m.
Oregon has at least one wolverine living in the state long-term. He’s in the mountains of Northeast Oregon. But efforts to find wolverines in the Cascades so far have come up short.
OPB | April 23, 2013 10:42 a.m.
New Seasons Market placed two colonies of honeybees on the rooftop of its Happy Valley store yesterday as part of a new campaign to discourage people from using pesticides at home.
OPB | April 18, 2013 1:58 p.m.
In Central Oregon, the quest to harness geothermal heat deep below the ground is picking up steam. The Bureau of Land Management has just published an Environmental Assessment for a geothermal exploration southeast of Bend.
OPB | April 12, 2013 2:58 p.m.
A new report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows the gray wolf population in the Northern Rocky Mountain region dropped by 7 percent last year, even as Oregon and Washington's wolf populations nearly doubled.
OPB | March 27, 2013 4:23 p.m.
Activists protesting Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's sea lion branding program reported that one sea lion drowned after being branded with the number 349. Photos taken today show the animal alive and well, according to ODFW.
AP | March 27, 2013 1:22 p.m.
The wandering wolf OR-7 is in his second week back from California and has moved to Jackson County in southwestern Oregon, where he's been feeding on a dead elk.
OPB | March 26, 2013 4:25 p.m.
Activists with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society say a branding operation in Astoria on Sunday caused one sea lion to die this morning. But the Oregon Department of Fish And Wildlife says it has no evidence supporting the group's claim.
OPB | March 25, 2013 3:45 p.m.
Biologists with Oregon's Department of Fish and Wildlife say two cougars killed over the weekend in a Prineville subdivision suffered from malnutrition.
OPB | March 21, 2013 12:03 p.m.
Spared from a death sentence, some Columbia River sea lions caught eating protected fish at Bonneville Dam are now living in captivity. I visited the two that are on display at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium.