The State Land Board is consider new approaches to keep the Elliott State Forest under public ownership without continuing to lose money.
local | News | Environment | Animals | NW Life | Fish & WildlifeNorthwest News Network | Jan. 17, 2017 3:01 p.m.
Grizzly bears have been listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act since 1975. In Washington, they are considered endangered. Last week, federal officials unveiled their draft plan to reintroduce grizzlies in North Central Washington.
Water | Fish & Wildlife | Land use | Communities | Forestry | EnvironmentOPB/EarthFix | Dec. 12, 2016 8:45 p.m. | Coos Bay, Oregon
Oregon is offering the land for a flat $220 million, but is requiring the purchaser to guarantee public access and some environmental protections.
News | Animals | Environment | NationAP | Oct. 2, 2016 10:29 a.m. | Honolulu
Federal authorities on Friday added seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii's only native bees, for protection under the Endangered Species Act, a first for any bees in the United States.
A new federal review finds Northwest humpbacks are still showing signs of trouble.
An Amur leopard named Kia died Tuesday at the Oregon Zoo in Portland. She was 20 and suffered from kidney disease, causing her health to deteriorate.
News | Animals | local | Environment | Fish & WildlifeAP | March 9, 2016 10:38 a.m. | Denver
Wildlife managers, conservationists and business interests are meeting in Denver as the Western Governors Association looks for ways to change the way endangered species are protected.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a new plan for bringing back the declining bull trout in five western states. But conservationists say it won't actually restore the fish's population.
The U.S. Interior Department announced its decision this week that the greater sage grouse does not need to be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
Oregon's impending decision on removing endangered-species protections for the gray wolf raises the question, what does species recovery actually mean?
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.