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Q&A: The Wildfire-Climate-Change Connection

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 26, 2015 4:03 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Here are some of the big questions — and answers — about the connection between climate change and wildfires.

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Wildfire Forces Evacuations In West Idaho

AP | Aug. 18, 2015 7:34 a.m.

About 120 residents have evacuated and additional residents have been told to be ready to flee from a wildfire burning in west-central Idaho near McCall.

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Oregon Starts Search For Elliott State Forest Buyer

OPB/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.

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4 Questions About The Future Of Elliott State Forest

OPB/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.

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Cooler Weather Aids Progress On Stouts Creek Fire

OPB | Aug. 10, 2015 10:54 a.m.

Cooler weather is helping crews suppress the Stouts Creek Fire in Southwest Oregon. 

Environment | Land

How Idahoans Teamed Up To Create America's Latest Wilderness

IdahoPTV/EarthFix | Aug. 10, 2015 midnight

A huge swath of wilderness in Idaho will now be protected from development, thanks to legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama.

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Bill To Protect Idaho's Boulder-White Clouds Moves To US Senate

AP | July 28, 2015 1:42 p.m. | Boise

The wilderness plan passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Monday would protect about 300,000 acres in three different areas in the rugged Boulder and White Cloud mountains.

Environment | Land | Fish & Wildlife

Oregon Panel Adopts Sage Grouse Rules

NWPR/EarthFix | July 27, 2015 6:04 p.m.

New rules adopted by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission move the state a step closer to putting together a plan to protect greater sage grouse.

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Tribal Members Report Early Start To Huckleberry Season

OPB | July 27, 2015 12:31 p.m. | Warm Springs, Oregon

The huckleberry season kicked off early this year, as a result of this summer's high temperatures.

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Study Finds Beetle-Kill Forests No More Likely To Burn

OPB | 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.