local | News | Water | NW Life | Environment | Politics | Fish & WildlifeAP | Aug. 10, 2017 2:53 p.m. | Boise
A group that represents farmers is calling the costs of saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest unsustainable and is turning to the Trump administration to sidestep endangered species laws
Author Peter Fromm spent months alone in the wilderness babysitting growing salmon eggs. We also discuss what life is like for in-home care giving, just ahead of a local screening of a new documentary.
local | Fish & Wildlife | News | EnvironmentEast Oregonian | July 23, 2017 8:07 a.m.
It took 20 years of planning, studies and grant writing, but the removal of the Dillon Diversion Dam is finally underway on the Umatilla River.
local | News | EnvironmentNWPR/EarthFix | July 21, 2017 11:30 a.m.
How to best protect salmon along the Columbia and Snake rivers is a hotly-debated question. Our video explores one of the most controversial options.
Why would a fourth-generation Oregon rancher who doesn't put much trust in the government choose to work with federal agencies to restore salmon runs on her property?
What does the next decade hold for killer whales that share the Puget Sound with millions of people and just a fraction of the salmon that historically were the beloved sea mammals; main food source.
local | Fish & Wildlife | News | EnvironmentOPB/EarthFix | July 7, 2017 12:15 p.m. | Bonneville, Oregon
As a 20-year lawsuit drags on, federal dam managers need to prove to the court that habitat restoration is actually working to save salmon. And that’s no small task.
The Navy is being sued for releasing heavy metals into Puget Sound by scraping a ship hull. But in the nearby city of Bremerton, it's going to take more than that to shake locals' love of the Navy.
The suction dredge mining bill now goes to the governor for signature.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and California Gov. Jerry Brown are calling for a federal disaster declaration in response to two years of dismal ocean salmon fishing seasons.
How many seasons are there in a year? Six, according to a new cookbook. A salmon expert shares a few summer grilling techniques, and finally, we discuss the lasting legacy of culinary legend James Beard.
local | Fish & Wildlife | News | EnvironmentDaily Astorian | May 13, 2017 12:03 p.m.
Oregon fishery managers say abnormal water conditions this spring have flung them, and their ability to predict what will happen next, into new territory.
Fish & Wildlife | News | Food | EnvironmentNWPR/EarthFix | April 25, 2017 2:26 p.m.
The salmon cannon made a big splash a few years ago on local news stations and even had a cameo on HBO’s "Last Week Tonight" with John Oliver. Soon, it could propel fish into its biggest project yet.
local | Fish & Wildlife | News | EnvironmentOPB/EarthFix | April 11, 2017 11:30 a.m. | Portland
Fishery managers voted Tuesday to close ocean salmon seasons along about 200 miles of the coastline from southern Oregon to northern California.
Land use | local | Fish & Wildlife | News | EnvironmentOPB | April 6, 2017 12:54 p.m. | Portland
Fishing and conservation groups are threatening to sue the Oregon Department of Forestry, alleging it has failed to reform logging practices in the Tillamook and Clatsop state forests.
A judge has ordered federal agencies to spill more water over Columbia and Snake river dams to help threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead, though not until next year after testing.
The West Coast is on track for a meager and potentially disastrous salmon season, with severe cutbacks proposed for fisheries from the central Oregon coast down into northern California.