Bald eagles were removed from the Oregon endangered species list in 2012. New logging rules would relax protections for the raptors.
Oregon coastal coho populations are in better shape than most endangered salmon runs on the West Coast.
The House voted Wednesday to attach the amendment to legislation funding for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Interior.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to downgrade the protected status of Columbian white-tailed deer from endangered to threatened.
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission launches the process that could lead to the removal of the gray wolf from the state's list of endangered species.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reopened the public comment period on a proposal to list the fisher as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Wildlife officials are taking a new look at the status of the threatened northern spotted owl. Despite decades of efforts to save the species, it could soon be considered endangered.
WEDNESDAY: Oregon cattle ranchers react to plans to reappoint some public lands currently used for cattle grazing as a protected habitat for the sage grouse.
Today, the Obama administration struck a deal with environmentalists to tackle by 2018 the backlog of 757 species in line for protection under the Endangered Species Act. That includes 60 in the Northwest including the (recently discovered in Oregon) wolverine:
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a new work plan today – a way to deal with a "bioblitz" of endangered species listing petitions without repeatedly missing deadlines and winding up in court.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has decided not to appeal a Ninth Circuit Court decision that found fault with the program that lethally removes California sea lions from the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead.
Steller sea lions on a portion of the Pacific Coast are being considered for expedited removal from the Endangered Species list. National Marine Fisheries Service reported this week that petitions by the states of Oregon, Washington and Alaska to delist the population immediately (instead of waiting for a five-year review) "may be warranted." The agency is continuing with a status ...