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Scientists Try Trapping To Halt Puget Sound's European Crab Invasion

KCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 26, 2016 6:45 a.m. | Friday Harbor, Washington

The detection of Puget Sound's first  invasive green crab prompts scientists to mount a counter attack. Now a second crab has been discovered about 30 miles away in Padilla Bay.

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Conservation Groups Sue Over Oregon's Wolf Delisting

AP | Sept. 23, 2016 8:41 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

Conservation groups argue in a new lawsuit that Oregon violated its own Endangered Species Act by removing the endangered status of gray wolves.

Fish & Wildlife | News | local | Nation | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

'This Land Is Our Land': The Government’s Secret Informant

OPB | Sept. 21, 2016 7:57 p.m.

In this episode of "This Land Is Our Land," we hear about a major revelation in court: the government had an informant embedded with Ammon Bundy and other leaders of the occupation.

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Dead Whale Returns To Oregon Coast

OPB | Sept. 20, 2016 3:26 p.m.

The humpback whale whose carcass washed ashore near Arch Cape over the weekend, and then left with the high tide, is back again.

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Washington Officials Foresaw Conflict Between Wolf Pack, Livestock

Northwest News Network | Sept. 20, 2016 2:34 p.m.

Back in June, Washington state officials captured two wolves from the Profanity Peak pack and placed radio collars them, anticipating the conflict.

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Kidney Only Trace Of Whale That Washed Ashore In Oregon

OPB | Sept. 19, 2016 4:15 p.m.

A whale that washed up on the northern Oregon coast this weekend has washed back out to sea. It left behind one kidney. 

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'This Land Is Our Land' Update: First Witnesses

OPB | Sept. 14, 2016 7:24 p.m.

OPB's Conrad Wilson reports on the first witnesses to take the stand in the Malheur refuge trial: Harney County Sheriff Dave Ward and a man who was at the refuge on the day the armed protestors began their occupation.

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'This Land Is Our Land' Update: Opening Statements

OPB | Sept. 13, 2016 8:15 p.m.

OPB reporter Conrad Wilson was in court to hear the opening statements from the federal government and the defense in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation trial.

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Washington Wildlife Officials Continue Lethal Pursuit Of Wolves

Northwest News Network | Sept. 13, 2016 4:45 p.m.

In the past month, wildlife officials have shot six wolves from a helicopter in the Colville National Forest in northeast Washington state.

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Amid Controversy, Washington Wolf Management Plan Upheld

Northwest News Network | Sept. 8, 2016 5:50 p.m.

When Washington state wildlife officials announced they would eliminate the Profanity Peak wolf pack, they were operating under a new management plan...