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Retreat Or Fight? Erosion Chews Away Southwest Washington Coast

Northwest News Network | Sept. 28, 2016 9 a.m.

Most places threatened by erosion try to fight back. But the erosion at Southwest Washington's Washaway Beach is so rapid, the question now is to fight or retreat.

Land | Environment | Pacific Ocean | Fish & Wildlife

Scientists Try Trapping To Halt Puget Sound's European Crab Invasion

KCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 26, 2016 6:45 a.m. | Friday Harbor, Washington

The detection of Puget Sound's first  invasive green crab prompts scientists to mount a counter attack. Now a second crab has been discovered about 30 miles away in Padilla Bay.

NW Life | local | Land | Communities | News | Fish & Wildlife | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

'This Land Is Our Land' Update: First Witnesses

OPB | Sept. 14, 2016 7:24 p.m.

OPB's Conrad Wilson reports on the first witnesses to take the stand in the Malheur refuge trial: Harney County Sheriff Dave Ward and a man who was at the refuge on the day the armed protestors began their occupation.

Sustainability | Forestry | Land | Environment | Technology

Tree-Planting Robots Could Save Northwest Forests

Crosscut | Sept. 14, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Seattle

A Seattle and Beaverton, Oregon-based startup is developing drones for planting and monitoring trees on a large scale. The company says it uses “precision forestry” to keep our lands green.

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New Report: Malheur County Has Significant Mining Potential

OPB | Sept. 14, 2016 11:37 a.m.

A new report from Oregon’s Department of Geology and Mineral Industries shows that an area that conservationists want to protect is rich in mining potential.

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'This Land Is Our Land': Pete Santilli Charges Dropped And Jury Selection

OPB | Sept. 6, 2016 8 p.m.

On the eve of the beginning of the Malheur trial, charges against one defendant were dropped. In this episode of "This Land Is Our Land," OPB looks at what happened and previews the jury selection process.

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BLM Postpones Wild Horse Roundup Due To Fire

OPB | Aug. 24, 2016 2:30 p.m.

The Cherry Road fire in eastern Oregon has burned through about 20 percent of the herd management area where the feral horses feed.

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City To Plot Improvements At Popular Washington Park

Portland Tribune | Aug. 18, 2016 8:38 a.m.

Portland Parks and Recreation is revisiting its 35-year-old Master Plan for one of its most visited and beloved parks.

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National Monument Proposals Flourish As Obama Prepares To Exit

AP | Aug. 15, 2016 8:54 a.m. | Washington

The race is on to win President Barack Obama's attention as he puts some final touches on his environmental legacy.

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Tribes Can Gather Plants From National Parks Under New Rule

AP | Aug. 12, 2016 11:46 a.m. | Phoenix

Tribes can begin entering into agreements with the National Park Service to allow their members to pick plants on protected land under a new federal rule.