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Flora and Fauna | Fish & Wildlife | Forestry | Pacific Ocean | Environment | Land

Oregon Considering Added Protections For Reclusive Coastal Seabird

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 2, 2017 3:46 p.m.

The marbled murrelet has been at the center of a conservation fight on the Oregon coast for decades.

Forestry | Flora and Fauna | Environment | Fish & Wildlife

Oregon To Create Murrelet Protection Plan For State, Private Lands

OPB/EarthFix | Dec. 2, 2016 3:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The marbled murrelet is on both the state and federal endangered species lists. 

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Ore. Withdraws Timber Sales Over Sea Bird Nesting

AP | Nov. 14, 2012 5:15 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

The Oregon Department of Forestry has quietly withdrawn more timber sales that are the target of a lawsuit by conservation groups trying to protect nesting trees for a threatened sea bird called the marbled murrelet.


Lesser Known Than Spotted Owl, Murrelet Impacting Logging Too

OPB | Aug. 6, 2012 8:01 a.m.

Environmental groups have also sued over the marbled murrelet. They’re alleging the Oregon Department of Forestry’s logging plans could harm habitat, in violation of the Endangered Species Act. ODF responded by postponing the seven sales in question.