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Salvage Logging Proposed For Parts Of Chetco Bar Fire Burn Area

Chetco Bar was by far Oregon’s largest wildfire in 2017, burning just over 191,000 acres in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.

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Washington Fighting Fire With Fire This Spring

This spring Washington’s Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to use controlled burning on more than 1,000 acres in Okanogan, Ferry and Pend Oreille counties.

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Congressional Negotiators Reach Deal On Wildfire Funding

The massive spending bill funding the government includes a long-sought deal on wildfires and forest management.

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Rare Salamander's Survival Threatened By Logging, Environmentalists Say

Environmental groups took a formal step Monday to increase protections for the Siskiyou Mountains salamander in an area targeted for increased logging.

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Port, Schools Seek Legal Representation In Timber Lawsuit

Astoria attorney Blair Henningsgaard has been hired to represent the Port of Astoria, Seaside School District and Jewell School District in the $1.4 billion breach of contract timber lawsuit filed by Linn County against the state.

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Oregon Elevates Threatened Marbled Murrelet To Endangered Status

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted 4-2 Friday to elevate the marbled murrelet, a seabird that nests in older coastal forests, from a "threatened" species to "endangered."

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Oregon Agency Extends Fight Against Invasive Japanese Beetles

The Oregon Department of Agriculture plans to expand its campaign against crop-eating Japanese beetles.

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Severe Wildfires Bring A Welcome Landscape For Native Bees

Oregon State University scientists are finding that severe wildfire may be just the thing that allows native bees to thrive.

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Battle Continues Over Lane County Aerial Herbicide Spraying Ban Initiative

Dozens of local activists assailed Lane County's commissioners, accusing county officials of pulling an initiative to ban aerial herbicide spraying off next May's election ballot. 

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Old-Growth Forests Can Provide Last Refuge For Declining Songbirds As Climate Changes

New research shows that old-growth forests can slow declines of nearby songbird populations.