Jes Burns is the Southern Oregon reporter for EarthFix, an environmental journalism collaboration led by Oregon Public Broadcasting in partnership with six other public media stations in Oregon, Washington and Idaho.
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.
The Pacific Ocean is finally starting to cool down after several years of unusually warm water parked off Washington, Oregon and California.
Environmental groups took a formal step Monday to increase protections for the Siskiyou Mountains salamander in an area targeted for increased logging.
There are fewer than 1,600 streaked horned larks remaining in the Pacific Northwest.
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The Forest Service has given its consent for exploratory mining on public land near Mount St. Helens.
Most birds in the United States have been protected under federal law. But now, to benefit the energy industry, the Trump administration has made a major change to how the law is enforced.