Research photos taken with a drone show multiple female killer whales are close to giving birth in one of the Pacific Northwest's critically endangered pods. The late-stage pregnancies stirred excitement among whale watchers.
Despite the fact that Americans have been relocating beavers all over the county since before the 1940s, a recent study by Oregon State University found genetic differences between beavers as close as neighboring watersheds.
Oregon has a $220 million plan to prevent the kind of destructive wildfires that burned thousands of homes and killed nine people last year. The plan covers everything from removing fuel from forests and de-energizing power lines to changing how we build and maintain our homes and communities.