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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.

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Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Oregon Wolf Delisting, Citing Change In State Law

The Oregon Court of Appeals dismissed a gray wolf delisting lawsuit Wednesday, citing a change in state law that blocked judicial review.

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A New Type Of Hunter Could Be The Key To Funding Conservation

Hunters fund conservation efforts. Public lands are often prime hunting ground. But with the number of hunters on the decline, stakeholders are banking on attracting a different type of hunter to fund needed conservation efforts.

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Expansion Of Cascade-Siskiyou Protections Was Invalid, Judge Rules

A federal judge says public forests designated as "O&C Lands" must be maintained for timber production.

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Columbia Gorge Pikas Are Coming Back After Wildfire, Scientists Say

Scientists are finding evidence pikas are making a comeback in the Columbia Gorge after the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire.

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Trump Signs Law Making Cruelty To Animals A Federal Crime

Congress, wrought by division on many fronts, united to pass a bill making animal cruelty a federal felony. President Trump signed it into law on Monday.

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Oregon Plant May Be Removed From Endangered Species List

For most of the past century, scientists thought Bradshaw's lomatium was extinct. Then, it was endangered. After recovery efforts, it's slated to be removed from the endangered species list.

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Oregon DEQ Proposes A New Plan To Reduce Mercury Pollution

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality proposes a new pollution standards for reducing mercury contamination in the Willamette Basin.

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Southern Oregon Rancher Builds Fences And Bridges To Keep The Wolves At Bay

A rancher is trying something new to keep the wolves away — something never before attempted in Oregon. And he’s doing it with the help of some unlikely partners.