Spotted Owl Update

OPB | March 19, 2009 1:30 p.m.

The spotted owl may have retreated from the headlines, but it’s still in deep trouble. In addition to logging and habitat loss, one of the biggest threat is an invasion of east coast barred owls. A new plan proposes to kill barred owls in certain areas to help give the spotted owls a competitive edge. But will Oregon tolerate shooting one owl to save another?

First Broadcast: 2009

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