Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Recreation | Land use | Flora and Fauna | Water | ScienceKUOW/EarthFix | Sept. 21, 2017 11:43 a.m. | Morton, Washington
The Forest Service has given a Canadian company permission to explore for gold and copper in the shadow of Mount St. Helens.
Environment | Water | News | Fish & Wildlife | Climate change | Pacific Ocean | localAP | Sept. 17, 2017 3:20 p.m.
The mass of warm water known as "the blob" that heated up the North Pacific Ocean has dissipated, but scientists are still seeing the lingering effects of those unusually warm temperatures on salmon and steelhead.
Environment | local | News | Fish & WildlifeAP | Sept. 11, 2017 7:12 a.m. | Port Angeles, Washington
Fishers are native to Washington but were wiped out by the middle of last century through over-trapping and habitat loss.
As wildfires rage across the Pacific Northwest, more than just people are displaced from their homes. Animals in the wild are also feeling the effects of the flames.
Environment | Economy | News | Fish & Wildlife | Nation | NW Life | Politics | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 9:51 a.m.
Provisions replenishing the U.S. Forest Service's firefighting budget clears Congress as part of hurricane relief aid legislation.
The guidelines have been on the books since 1986. Critics of fish farming in Puget Sound say last month's farmed salmon escape underscores the need for better standards and enforcement.
To keep hatchery fall chinook salmon from dying because of the Eagle Creek Fire, Oregon officials released them early. They expect the fish to be OK.