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What Happened To Mount Hood's Glacier Caves?

OPB | Feb. 14, 2017 11:13 a.m. | Mount Hood, Oregon

The spectacular glacier caves of Mount Hood collapsed and disappeared completely within just a few years of their discovery. Scientists are only now learning what happened.

Fish & Wildlife | Forestry | Environment | Land

5 Things To Know About the Latest Plans For The Elliott State Forest

OPB/EarthFix | Feb. 13, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The State Land Board is consider new approaches to keep the Elliott State Forest under public ownership without continuing to lose money. 

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Bill In Oregon Legislature Focuses On Free Recreation Sites

AP | Feb. 9, 2017 7:09 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

The League Of Oregon Cities, which represents all 242 of Oregon's incorporated cities, is backing a bill in the Oregon Senate that would extend legal protections to employees and agents of landowners whose land is used for public recreation.

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Utah Representative Wants Trump To Undo An Obama National Monument Designation

NPR | Feb. 5, 2017 5:11 a.m.

Republicans are trying to eliminate Bears Ears National Monument in Utah — one of the new ones created by President Obama in the days before he left office. The effort is creating a legal battle.

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Lawmaker Withdraws Bill Which Called For Sale Of Public Lands

Statesman Journal | Feb. 2, 2017 8:40 a.m. | Portland

After public outcry, the lawmaker who introduced a bill to sell 3.3 million acres of public land nationwide — including 70,000 acres in Oregon — has decided to reverse course.

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Grazing Halted In Oregon National Forest To Study Impacts On Spotted Frog

Capital Press | Jan. 31, 2017 8 a.m.

A federal judge has prohibited cattle grazing on 68,000 acres in Oregon’s Fremont-Winema National Forest until federal officials reconsider its impacts on Oregon spotted frogs.

local | News | Land | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Attorney For Oregon Standoff Leader Faces New Charges In Courthouse Scuffle

OPB | Jan. 19, 2017 7:39 a.m. | Portland

Marcus Mumford was tased by U.S. Marshals on Oct. 27, just after he learned his client, Ammon Bundy, and six others were found not guilty of conspiring to occupy the Oregon wildlife refuge.

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Federal Approval Of GM Grass Seed Sparks Outcry

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 18, 2017 4 p.m.

A decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to deregulate a genetically modified grass seed has raised concerns about contamination in Oregon’s billion-dollar grass seed industry.

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Rule Change Easing Public Lands Transfer Has Hunters, Outdoor Enthusiasts Worried

AP | Jan. 17, 2017 8:17 a.m. | Boise

A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts across the West who fear losing access.

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A Year After His Death, LaVoy Finicum's Widow Carries On His Mission

AP | Jan. 15, 2017 7:28 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

LaVoy Finicum's widow, Jeanette, and their children are planning to hold a meeting later this month to talk about the Constitution, property rights and other issues.