Jes Burns is the Southern Oregon reporter for OPB's Science & Environment unit.
She previously worked for the NPR affiliate KLCC in Eugene as a reporter and the local "All Things Considered" host. Jes has also worked as an editor and producer for Free Speech Radio News and has produced reports as a freelance producer for NPR, Sirius Radio's "OutQ News" and "The Takeaway."
Jes has a degree in English literature from Duke University and a master's degree from the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communications.
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The changes to the rural advisory councils in Oregon and other western states are part of a shift in public lands philosophy and policy by the Trump administration.
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Oregon counties say they're missing out on millions each year because the state doesn't log public forests like timber companies do on private land.
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A group from Oregon Institute of Technology is trying to help Upper Klamath Lake suckers by combining renewable energy and technology more commonly seen in an aquarium.
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As climate scientists warn of significant climate change-related changes to the world's ocean, Oregon pushes action on ocean acidification and hypoxia.
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The new rules would streamline the approval process for forest projects that are "essentially similar" to others that have already been analyzed under federal environmental law.
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Conservationists are accusing the Trump administration of putting the interests of industry ahead of the survival of the country’s most imperiled wild plants and animals.
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A judge in Lane County rules the Fish and Wildlife Commission's vote to deny an endangered species status for the marbled murrelet violated state law.