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Where Have All The NW's Wolverines Gone? Apparently Not On The Endangered Species List.

Conservation groups say the animals need to be listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Ten groups want to force the federal government to protect the elusive wolverines.

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Study: Marine Heatwave Likely The Cause Of Massive Die-off Of North Coast Seabirds

Researchers say a marine heatwave, known as the Blob, may have caused 1 million West Coast seabirds to die during the summer of 2015 and spring of 2016.

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Elk Hunting Is Part Of The Conservation Plan On Northeastern Oregon's Zumwalt Prairie

The Nature Conservancy opens its nature preserve to hundreds of hunters every year in a controversial program to push large herds of elk off the delicate prairie.

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New Year Brings New Protections For West Coast Seafloor Habitat

The new year brings new protections for corals and sponges that live on the seafloor off the West Coast. 

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Oregon Conservation Group Collects Christmas Trees For Salmon Habitat

Two local chapters of the Trout Unlimited conservation group will be collecting Christmas trees to place in streams for salmon habitat in January.

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Appeals Court Orders More Action To Protect Salmon, Steelhead In Columbia Basin

A federal appeals court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency must do more to protect Columbia basin salmon and steelhead from dangerously warm river temperatures.

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Trump Administration Determines No Federal Protections Needed For Oregon’s Red Tree Vole

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife has concluded the North Oregon Coast red tree vole did not warrant protections under the Endangered Species Act.

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Salmon Die-Off Linked To Extremely Dry Conditions On Oregon's North Coast

A widespread die-off of fall chinook salmon on Oregon’s north coast is linked to extremely dry conditions and two months of low rainfall. 

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Trump Administration Accused Of Ignoring Public Input Through Its Revamp Of Lands Councils

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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New Crab Pot Could Help Reduce Whale Entanglements

As this year’s Dungeness crab fishery approaches, so does the risk of whale entanglements in crab gear.