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Rural Economy | Sage Grouse Plans | Steelhead

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2017

The federal government has announced changes to a carefully negotiated sage grouse conservation plan. Also, steelhead may face extinction because of sea lions, and the economy in rural Oregon is not picking up the way it is in urban areas.

Coyotes | Death Penalty: DA Josh Marquis | Fake News Bots

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 14, 2016

How are urban coyotes different from rural coyotes? Also, how do automated computer programs distort online news? And we continue our death penalty series.

News Roundtable Jan. 8, 2016 | Lily Tomlin

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 8, 2016

We look back at some of the big stories in the week's news; then we talk with Lily Tomlin, who's in Portland next week for a one-woman show at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Retired Vet Follows Migration Pattern Of Pronghorn Antelope

OPB | Broadcast: June 15, 2015

Burns resident Julie Weikel has just returned from a 10-15 mile a day trek.

Mountain Lions And Cougars And Pumas, Oh My!

OPB | Broadcast: July 10, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll find out more about these large cats and why they seem to be showing up more frequently in urban and suburban area.

Hunting And Fishing In Oregon Dip To A 30-Year Low

OPB | Broadcast: June 17, 2014

TUESDAY: We explore why Oregonians aren't hunting or fishing as much as they used to.

When Wild Animals Come To The City

OPB | Broadcast: June 13, 2014

FRIDAY: After a bear was removed from a tree in NE Portland this week, we wanted to know what kinds of policies are in place to deal with wildlife in urban areas.

The Unwelcome Mosquitoes Of Bandon Marsh

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 29, 2013

Southern Oregon coastal community looks to U.S. Fish and Wildlife for solutions to a mosquito problem.

Examining The Ethical Implications Of Killing Barred Owls

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife just announced it will kill barred owls in four experimental areas in an effort to save spotted owls.

Controlling Wild Horse Populations

OPB | Broadcast: June 10, 2013

An independent panel has recommended the federal government rely on contraception, rather than roundups, to control wild horse populations.