Environment | History | News | Nation | Climate change | Land | Communities | local | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 1:20 p.m. | Portland
Before the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge became the nation’s top priority wildfire, it was the Chetco Bar Fire near Brookings.
Anticipating up to a million eclipse visitors, public land managers in Oregon prepared for the worst. But their fears of human-caused wildfires and environmental destruction never came to pass.
Environment | Land | News | Fish & WildlifeAP | Aug. 23, 2017 10:45 a.m. | Salt Lake City
Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water from Maine to California.
Environment | Flora and Fauna | Food | Land use | LandKUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 21, 2017 7:45 a.m. | Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington
Washington's Tulalip Tribe is working with the Forest Service to recreate open patches in the forest.
Environment | Fish & Wildlife | News | Animals | Land | Agriculture | Flora and Fauna | localOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 15, 2017 8:16 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon
The last person who found Franklin's bumblebee in the field isn’t giving up on the bee. He still makes an annual pilgrimage to Mount Ashland in hopes it will make an appearance once again.
Environment | Water | Animals | News | Fish & Wildlife | Land | NW Life | localStatesman Journal | Aug. 7, 2017 1:25 p.m.
State wildlife officials say wild steelhead in the upper Willamette Basin could go extinct in coming years because of sea lions feasting on the iconic fish at Willamette Falls.
Environment | Land | News | localStatesman Journal | July 31, 2017 7:29 a.m.
The Whitewater Fire burning east of Detroit, Oregon, has continued to grow, reaching 167 acres during the weekend in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness.