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Oregon To Create Murrelet Protection Plan For State, Private Lands

OPB/EarthFix | Dec. 2, 2016 3:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The marbled murrelet is on both the state and federal endangered species lists. 

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More Than A Lark: The Military’s Surprising Role In Protecting Endangered Species

KCTS9/EarthFix | Dec. 1, 2016 noon | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Military bases are some of the most violent places around. Some are also keepers of rare habitat for imperiled species. From our series Battle Ready: The Military’s Environmental Legacy In The Northwest.

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3 Charged In Union County Elk Poaching

East Oregonian | Nov. 30, 2016 6:58 a.m.

Three Elgin residents have been charged with poaching two bull elk, and one suspect remains at large.

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Wildlife Officials Panic As Invasive Mussel Larvae Found In US Northwest

AP | Nov. 20, 2016 9:31 a.m. | Boise

Officials from across the U.S. Northwest hope it's not too late to contain invasive mussels found for the first time in Montana.

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Oregon's Elliott State Forest Sale Attracts 1 Bid

OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 16, 2016 2:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The purchase offer comes from a Roseburg timber company and a Southern Oregon Indian tribe. 

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Washington's Fish Consumption Pollution Standards Win Partial Approval From EPA

NWPR/EarthFix | Nov. 15, 2016 2:32 p.m.

People who eat fish from Washington state waters will be protected by a combination of new federal and state pollution rules.

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Navy Expands Sonar, Other Training Off Northwest Coasts

AP | Nov. 14, 2016 6:56 a.m. | Seattle

The Navy decided to implement its preferred plan after a lengthy review that included a determination from the National Marine Fisheries Service that the exercises would not have major impacts on endangered orcas and other marine mammals.

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Proposed Logging Rule Change Aims To Protect Cold Water For Fish

OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 11, 2016 9:15 a.m. | Coos Bay, Oregon

Oregon is taking steps to increase stream protections on private forest lands.

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Tracking Grizzly Bears' Path Toward Recovery In Yellowstone

IdahoPTV/EarthFix | Nov. 4, 2016 9:45 a.m.

Grizzly bears are slowly coming back in an ecosystem that includes Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons. What researchers learn here could help with grizzly reintroduction in places like the North Cascades.

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Wildlife Neglected: To Fund Conservation, Oregon Hopes To Succeed Where Past Efforts Failed

OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 3, 2016 4:30 p.m.

Oregon  Fish and Wildlife is looking for an $80 million budget increase to fulfill its mission. Past efforts to generate money outside of hunting and fishing fees have failed.