Environment | Forestry | News | localEast Oregonian | Oct. 23, 2017 9:47 a.m.
This year marked another intense fire season across the West, including Oregon, where large blazes swept over an estimated 678,000 acres statewide.
For the first time, scientists have found a deadly plant disease infecting fir trees in the Pacific Northwest.
Flora and Fauna | Environment | Forestry | News | local | Agriculture | CommunitiesOPB/EarthFix | Oct. 17, 2017 2 p.m. | Brookings, Oregon
Crews working the Chetco Bar wildfire had more to consider than just the flames once it spread into a quarantine zone where a disease was devastating trees.
Environment | Land | Forestry | News | localAP | Oct. 16, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Sisters, Oregon
Scrutiny of the condition of the American West's forests, and of policies that curtailed logging and suppressed wildfires, has intensified amid a devastating wildfire season.
Environment | Forestry | News | localJefferson Public Radio | Oct. 9, 2017 9:45 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon
For a few weeks in late summer, southwest Oregon's Chetco Bar Fire was the nation’s top priority fire. As the fire grew and the air thickened, tempers flared.
Environment | Forestry | News | localNorthwest News Network | Sept. 21, 2017 7:30 a.m.
Geologists for the state of Oregon are warning of the risk of major landslides in parts of the Columbia River Gorge that were hit by wildfires this year.
Land use | Business | Forestry | News | local | Environment | Communities | Northwest Wildfires 2017Statesman Journal | Sept. 18, 2017 6:16 p.m.
Oregon has had a “challenging” fire season this year, State Forester Peter Dougherty told several legislative committees Monday.
Climate change | Politics | Forestry | News | local | Environment | Communities | SustainabilityJefferson Public Radio | Sept. 14, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
Conservatives are arguing that if loggers had been allowed to cut more trees, we wouldn’t be having all these fires. But scientists say it's not that simple.
Some of the most popular hiking trails in the Columbia River Gorge are inside the perimeter of the Eagle Creek wildfire. Officials say that means they’ll be closed for at least six months.