The marbled murrelet is on both the state and federal endangered species lists.
Land | local | Environment | Flora and FaunaAP | 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The Oregon Department of Forestry has quietly withdrawn more timber sales that are the target of a lawsuit by conservation groups trying to protect nesting trees for a threatened sea bird called the marbled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.
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.