Hunting and fishing groups are standing shoulder to shoulder with environmentalists to fight back against what they see as threats to public lands.
News | Politics | Environment | Land use | localOPB | Feb. 25, 2017 3:49 p.m. | Portland
The newly elected Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson gave his first political speech to a Republican group since taking office — and he targeted Democratic Gov. Kate Brown.
News | Land | Environment | Politics | NationNPR | Feb. 5, 2017 5:11 a.m.
Republicans are trying to eliminate Bears Ears National Monument in Utah — one of the new ones created by President Obama in the days before he left office. The effort is creating a legal battle.
After public outcry, the lawmaker who introduced a bill to sell 3.3 million acres of public land nationwide — including 70,000 acres in Oregon — has decided to reverse course.
Land | Politics | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | News | Election | Nation | localAP | Jan. 17, 2017 8:17 a.m. | Boise
A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts across the West who fear losing access.
Politics | Land use | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | News | Forestry | Nation | localNorthwest News Network | Jan. 16, 2017 10:45 a.m.
Donald Trump will be sworn in as the nation's 45th president on Friday. One issue rural America is looking for answers on during this transition of power is public lands.
Federal agencies are developing a new scientific baseline that will inform an upcoming revision to the Northwest Forest Plan.
Is GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush's campaign focus on public lands a sign that the West's natural resources will be an election-cycle issue?
News | Environment | Politics | localAP | June 16, 2015 8:45 a.m. | Grangeville, Idaho
An Idaho official is trying to garner support from counties in western states to legally challenge the government's ownership of public lands.
Land | Water | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Forestry | Flora and Fauna | CommunitiesOPB | April 6, 2015 1 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon
The landmark plan was meant to end the Timber Wars in the Northwest. It signaled a historic shift in how public lands were managed – by maintaining biodiversity instead of keeping timber production high.
News | local | OPB News BlogOPB | Sept. 25, 2014 10:35 a.m. | Portland
If you've been meaning to get to one last state park before the rainy season officially begins or see a museum exhibit before it's over, this is your weekend. A number of Oregon's public lands and museums are waiving admission fees this Saturday.