Climate change | Fish & Wildlife | Land | Forestry | Communities | Politics | Flora and Fauna | EnvironmentOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 13, 2015 3 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
The Oregon State Land Board has approved the sale of the Elliott, as well as additional requirements designed to preserve the public benefit of the forest.
Forestry | Land use | Fish & Wildlife | Economy | Water | Education | Land | Environment | Recreation | Flora and FaunaOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 10, 2015 5:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
The State Land Board is considering moving ahead with guidelines for the sale of its 84,000-acre forest in southwest Oregon.
News | Forestry | Environment | localAP | Aug. 7, 2015 12:13 p.m. | Grants Pass, Oregon
The forest in the Coast Range north of Coos Bay was created in 1930 to generate money for schools. But has been running $1 million a year in the red.
News | Forestry | Environment | localOPB | Aug. 1, 2015 10:49 a.m. | Portland
High temperatures and low humidity in southern Oregon caused the Stouts Fire to grow overnight. The wildfire is now burning more than 15,000 acres east of Canyonville.
News | Forestry | Environment | localOPB/EarthFix | July 31, 2015 8:25 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon
The Scouts Creek Fire burning east of Canyonville spread from 200 to about 6,000 acres in fewer than 10 hours.
The blaze has destroyed one home and threatened dozens of others. It's burning grass, brush and timber on state-protected private land.
News | Forestry | Environment | Land | Fish & WildlifeOPB | July 26, 2015 3:30 p.m. | Bend, Oregon
Northwest forests that have significant damage from insects might seem more prone to wildfires, but a new study from Oregon State University shows that's not necessarily the case.
Forestry | Environment | localAP | July 21, 2015 12:05 p.m.
The Oregon Board of Forestry is considering how much to increase the number of trees that must be left standing along small and medium streams on private timberlands to shade the water and keep it cool for salmon.
The Northwest’s historic drought has brought wildfire to a rainforest in Washington’s Olympic National Park, where dry, hot weather could allow the fire to burn until the fall rains.