Oregon Looks Nationwide For State Wildlife Chief

AP |Oct. 20, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The state is asking for public input as it prepares a nationwide search for a new director to lead the Oregon Department Fish & Wildlife.

Bend Plans To Add 25 Municipal Jobs

AP |Oct. 17, 2014 8:05 a.m.

The Bend City Council approved the addition of at least 25 jobs to meet a growing demand for city services as a result of renewed growth.

Snowy Plover Making a Comeback On Pacific Coast

AP |Oct. 05, 2014 3:44 p.m.

A tiny shorebird that nearly went extinct is making a comeback.

Going For Launch With The Salmon Cannon

EARTHFX |Sept. 23, 2014 10:35 p.m.

Salmon may soon have a faster way to make it around dams. It’s called the salmon cannon -- yes, you read that right.

Daily Astorian: Police Seize 700 Pounds Of Chinook Salmon From Boat

Daily Astorian |Sept. 03, 2014 12:09 p.m.

Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife troopers cited Duffy Duncan, 66, of Astoria for several commercial-fish-related charges after seizing 748 pounds of illegally caught Chinook salmon.

Best Chinook Run Since The 1930s Expected On The Columbia

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.

Bucket Brigade Rescues Salmon Stranded By Drought

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.

Bear, Human Conflicts Not Uncommon In Oregon

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.

BLM Moves To Restrict Geocaching In Central Oregon

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."

Second Cougar Trapped, Killed Near Eugene Park

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.

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