A lawsuit filed by salmon advocates calls for the Environmental Protection Agency to pick up where it left off in 2003 in considering steps to lower temperatures in the Columbia and Snake rivers.
Thousands of road culverts block the way for endangered salmon. That’s why Native American tribes have sued Washington state, which is making fixes to improve fish passage.
Fish & Wildlife | local | Animals | News | EnvironmentEast Oregonian | Feb. 22, 2017 7:45 a.m. | Pendleton, Oregon
After months of rehabilitation at Blue Mountain Wildlife, the birds were set to be released back into the wild. They took flight without any hesitation, and in seconds were soaring effortlessly.
local | Fish & Wildlife | News | EnvironmentCapital Press | Feb. 16, 2017 6:52 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
Oregon’s heavy snow in January caused problems for wildlife staff who track the state’s wolf population.
local | Fish & Wildlife | News | EnvironmentAP | Feb. 14, 2017 7:54 a.m. | Lewiston, Idaho
Federal law requires the government to study and publish the environmental consequences of its proposed actions and to consider alternatives. However, the lawsuit claims the agency is basing wolf control actions on an outdated environmental assessment from 2011.
More than 100 people turned out Monday during a public meeting in Cle Elum to voice their opinions on reintroducing grizzly bears to Washington's North Cascades. Seven more meetings are planned.
The State Land Board is consider new approaches to keep the Elliott State Forest under public ownership without continuing to lose money.
Recreation | local | Fish & Wildlife | News | EnvironmentStatesman Journal | Feb. 11, 2017 12:31 p.m.
A proposal that could allow the public to hunt “problem wolves” — animals that attack livestock or cause a major decline in game populations — is a flashpoint in revisions to Oregon’s wolf plan.
Urban development is encroaching on forests and impacting the love lives of some songbirds in the Pacific Northwest.