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Willamette Country Music Festival's Move Raises Concerns About Refuge

An opposition is building over the proposed location: 692 acres of farmland bordering Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge, 12 miles south of Salem.

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Wildlife Cameras Capture The Secret Lives Of Predators In The City

A researcher collects and studies tens of thousands of trail camera photos to better understand the wild predators living among us the Northwest's most urbanized place.

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Northwest Wildlife Agencies Scrambling To Keep Region Free Of Chronic Wasting Disease

Hunters will no longer be allowed to bring certain big game across state lines from Montana into Washington because of Chronic Wasting Disease.

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As Northwest States Kill Wolves, Researchers Cast Doubt On Whether It Works

Northwest states have struck a compromise between preserving wolves and preventing livestock damage. Scientific evidence suggests it's an approach that will fail both wolf survival and ranchers.

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Biggest Chinook Salmon Haul Going to Sea Lions, Seals & Killer Whales

West Coast seal and sea lion populations have recovered over the past 40 years. All those extra predators may be eating more chinook salmon than people are catching, according to a new study.

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Puget Sound's Endangered Orcas Compete With Seals, Sea Lions For Salmon

Competition with other marine mammals for the same food may be a bigger problem than fishing, at least in recent years, for southern resident killer whales that spend time in Washington state's Puget Sound, a new study suggests.

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Washington's Dungeness Crab Season Delayed By Algae Bloom

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Friday that the opening of the season on Washington's coast is being moved from Dec. 1 to Dec. 16.

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Oregon Delays Dungeness Crab Fishing Opener

The commercial Dungeness crab season is delayed along the entire Oregon Coast until at least Dec. 16 after tests showed crabs are too low in meat yield.  

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Environmental Group Sues Washington State For Records Of Wolf Killings

An environmental group is suing the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for access to some public records on wolf deaths in the state.

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The Problem With Wildfires: There Aren't Enough Of Them, Study Finds

Despite all the wildfires of the past three decades, Northwest forests are still growing faster than they burn. That's not necessarily a good thing.