OPB | Aug. 01, 2014 11:40 a.m.
The fall salmon fishing season opens at the mouth of the Columbia river Friday. And the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is predicting the largest return of fall Chinook since Bonneville dam was built in the 1930s.
AP | June 09, 2014 2:11 p.m.
Volunteers joined state fisheries biologists in Southern Oregon over the weekend to form a kind of bucket brigade to rescue young salmon and steelhead stranded by the drought.
OPB | April 28, 2014 5:02 p.m.
In the state of Oregon, there are legal bear killings about 1,500 times a year. That number includes bears killed for sport. State wildlife officials estimate 30,000 black bears roam the state.
OPB | April 22, 2014 2:49 p.m.
In Central Oregon, the Bureau of Land Management is putting new restrictions on the outdoor hobby of "geocaching."
AP | March 18, 2014 7:42 a.m.
The state Department of Fish & Wildlife reports it has trapped and killed a second cougar preying on livestock near a Eugene park.
OPB | March 04, 2014 4:11 p.m.
Governor John Kitzhaber says he intends to sign a bill the legislature passed last month that proponents say will help conserve sage grouse in Oregon.
OPB | Feb. 06, 2014 6:45 a.m.
Thousands of horses have been shipped from Oregon and other Western states to pastures in the Midwest. But do wild horses belong there? And should your tax dollars pay to move them?
OPB | Feb. 05, 2014 3:45 p.m.
During an appearance in Portland, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell suggested that the government needs to offer a big prize to get drug companies to make better birth control for wild horses.
OPB | Feb. 05, 2014 6:45 a.m.
Critics have long considered roundups of mustangs by helicopter as inhumane. But an OPB investigation shows that the alternative results in the same rate of death for horses rounded up in Oregon.
AP | Jan. 31, 2014 9:58 a.m.
An animal rehabilitator says two pigeons suffering from tremors in Bend this week were likely poisoned.