Environment | News | EnergyOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 16, 2017 4:37 p.m.
On Wednesday, dozens of scientists sent a letter to Northwest lawmakers in Congress. In it, they argue in favor of spilling more water over dams to help fish.
Environment | local | News | RecreationOPB | June 1, 2017 10:02 a.m. | Portland
An 86-mile bike and walking trail between the Portland metro area and the coast is a step closer to becoming a reality.
Plaintiffs in the lawsuit over dams in the Columbia River Basin are asking the court to order federal agencies to spill more water over the dams this spring to help threatened and endangered fish.
Environment | local | NewsOPB | Aug. 1, 2016 2:30 p.m. | Portland
The chief of the Nehalem Bay Fire & Rescue warns of slow emergency response on remote parts of the trail.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making big improvements in fish passage facilities at Lower Granite Dam, hoping to increase the number of endangered salmon and steelhead that migrate through the Columbia-Snake river system.
Kapowsin Meats in Graham, Washington is recalling more than 520,000 pounds of pork shipped around Washington, Oregon and Alaska after U.S. Department of Agriculture food inspectors found evidence the meat may be tainted with salmonella.
Environment | local | News | Fish & WildlifeAP | Aug. 21, 2015 10:06 a.m. | Grants Pass, Oregon
The releases were sought by the Hoopa Valley and Yurok tribes and Humboldt County to prevent an outbreak of a gill-rotting disease known as Ich, which spreads in low, warm water.
Environment | local | Water | News | Fish & WildlifeAP | Aug. 13, 2015 4:05 p.m. | Grants Pass, Oregon
Fishing restrictions intended to protect salmon, steelhead and trout from lethally warm water conditions have been lifted for the lower and middle sections of the Rogue River.
The Multnomah County Health Department is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to a conference in Portland.
The longstanding legal battle over maintaining dams and salmon in the Columbia River is back in court this week. On Tuesday, a new judge will hear arguments on the Obama administration's latest salmon plan.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will be presenting its draft management plan for the Coquille Valley Wetlands in Coos County.
MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will join us to discuss greener beer, energy efficient marijuana, and a new salmon tracker.
They look like giant blocks of styrofoam, but they're actually geofoam -- a type of foundation WSDOT is using to build the Salmon Creek Interchange Project, and a first for this region.
Recently tribal members gathered on the banks of the Rogue River for a "First Salmon" ceremony, then celebrated with a feast of salmon slow-cooked around a pit of embers.
Why are a bunch of sport fishermen collecting used Christmas trees this year? They're planning to give them to coho salmon by placing them in coastal streams, where the trees provide protection from predators and a food source.
You may have heard that some of the backers of Oregon's Measure 81, which would ban the use of gill nets in commercial, non-tribal fishing on the Columbia River, have abandoned their Yes on 81 campaign.