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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.

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Judge Upholds Permit Denial For Columbia River Coal Terminal

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 12, 2016 10:23 a.m. | Portland

An Oregon administrative judge upheld a 2014 decision by the Department of State Lands to reject a permit for a proposed coal terminal at the Port of Morrow on the Columbia River.

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Lawsuits Target Controversial Forest Plan For Western Oregon

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 9, 2016 4:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The plans will govern how some Oregon forests are managed for the coming decades.

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Lightning Sparked More Than 20 Fires In Eastern Oregon This Weekend

OPB | Aug. 8, 2016 2:45 p.m.

The largest of the recent lightning fires is the Simmons Gulch fire 32 miles southwest of Vale, Oregon, which is burning across 5,000 acres. 

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BLM Plans For Western Oregon Forests Finalized

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 5, 2016 4 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The Bureau of Land Management plans will govern more than 2 million acres of forestland. Timber groups and environmentalists are expressing disappointment.

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Wildfire Season Blazes Into The Northwest

Northwest News Network | Aug. 1, 2016 6:30 a.m.

Several wildfires have broken out throughout Washington and Oregon this weekend after high heat, low humidity and strong winds picked up.

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Wildland Fire Near Crater Lake Closes Part Of Pacific Crest Trail

The Register-Guard | July 29, 2016 1:50 p.m.

A 50-acre wildland fire burning at Crater Lake National Park has closed part of the Pacific Crest Trail on the west side of the park.