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Willapa Bay Oyster Farmers Struggle As Shrimp Population Booms

The booming population of a native species of Northwest shrimp threatens the oyster beds of Washington's Willapa Bay and a coastal way of life.

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Cormorants Have Taken Up Residence On The Astoria-Megler Bridge, Where They're Unwanted

The abundance of double-crested cormorants resting on the Astoria-Megler Bridge over the Columbia River can be hard for the average onlooker or motorist to appreciate. But the birds' population has boomed in recent years.

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Oregon Approves New Plan For Gray Wolves

Oregon fish and wildlife commissioners approved a new management plan Friday for gray wolves, a long-awaited document that deals with how to respond, after wolf attacks on cattle and sheep.

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West Coast Rockfish Rebound Faster Than Expected

Pacific rockfish populations that had collapsed from overfishing are bouncing back much faster than anyone expected, giving fishermen more fish to catch for the first time in decades.

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Oregon's Angels Rest Trail Reopens After Search For Cougar

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announced Friday that Angels Rest Trailhead in the Columbia River Gorge has reopened. 

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Portland Bans Toxic Bird Poisons On City Property

The Portland City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to ban the use of the toxic bird poisons known as avicides on city property.

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To Drive Eagles Away From Deadly Wind Turbines, Researchers Turn To Sound

Researchers are working on new ways to keep birds – particularly eagles – away from deadly wind turbine blades by using audio and visual signals.

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A Sea Of Sagebrush Disappears, Making Way For Fire-Prone Cheatgrass

In the past two years more than 800,000 acres in Northern Nevada have burned. The traditional sagebrush rangeland is being replaced by cheatgrass that burns hotter and more frequently.

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The Fight Is On To Save Columbia River Salmon From A Toothy Invader

The fight to save Columbia River salmon could hinge on a major battle taking place in the basin’s biggest reservoir. It pits biologists against a fish: The invasive northern pike.

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Will A New Energy Project Lure Eagles To Their Death?

A proposed energy storage project in the Columbia Basin is drawing concern from bird advocates. They’re worried new water ponds could attract eagles that could then be struck by nearby wind turbines.