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Conservationists Question Oregon Fish And Wildlife Over Latest Budget

EarthFix | May 27, 2016 6 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, seeking comment on its latest budget proposal, drew hard questions from conservationists Thursday night in Portland.  

Environment | News | Fish & Wildlife | Energy

Judges Reject Steens Mountain Wind Project

OPB | May 26, 2016 4:39 p.m.

The Ninth District Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Oregon Natural Desert Association, and rejected a wind turbine project on Steens Mountain in southeast Oregon.

Fish & Wildlife | News | Animals | local

Lost Klamath Falls Falcon, Captain Jack, Still At Large

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | May 26, 2016 2:46 p.m.

Despite multiple sightings in the area, Badger Run Wildlife Rehab still needs help finding a lost falcon after the bird flew away during a demonstration in Downtown Klamath Falls May 14.

Environment | Fish & Wildlife

Thousands Of Cormorants Abandon Their Nests On The Columbia River

OPB/EarthFix | May 19, 2016 5:15 p.m.

Officials say thousands of cormorants have abandoned their nests on an island in the Columbia River and they don’t know why.

Environment | Sustainability | Water | Fish & Wildlife

Carbon Pollution Could Be A Big Problem For Northwest Crab Business

OPB/EarthFix | May 18, 2016 4:15 p.m.

Increased carbon emissions are putting Puget Sound Dungeness crabs at risk, according to new research from the Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle.

Environment | Fish & Wildlife

Protesters Call For Feds To Stop Killing Cormorants

OPB/EarthFix | May 17, 2016 4 p.m.

Dozens of protesters rallied outside the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service office in Portland Tuesday. They’re calling for federal officials to stop killing cormorants on the Columbia River.

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Diverse Groups Challenge Western Oregon Forest Plan

OPB/EarthFix | May 16, 2016 3:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Timber, environmental, local government and tribal groups are complaining land managers aren’t doing enough to protect their interests. 

local | Environment | News | Animals | Fish & Wildlife

Hobby Drones Over Orca Whales: Legally Murky And A Potentially Bad Mix

Northwest News Network | May 15, 2016 1:30 p.m.

Boats have to stay 200 yards away from the Northwest's endangered resident killer whales. But what if one of those boaters launches an aerial drone?

Food | Air | Pacific Ocean | Environment | Water | Agriculture | Science | Fish & Wildlife | Sustainability

UW Fisheries Professor Targeted By Greenpeace Over Industry Funding

OPB/EarthFix | May 12, 2016 6 p.m. | Portland

University of Washington fisheries professor Ray Hilborn is facing accusations from the environmental group Greenpeace about conflicts of interest and failures to disclose industry funding in some of his research.

Environment | Fish & Wildlife

Anacortes Climate Protest Clashes With Heron Nesting Season

OPB/EarthFix | May 11, 2016 7:45 p.m.

Environmental protesters will rally to block the oil flowing to refineries -- raising a ruckus in the midst of the Salish Sea’s largest colony of great blue herons.