OPB/EarthFix | July 26, 2017
While controversial, the common practice of farming on the Klamath wildlife refuges has resulted in an interesting new direction for agriculture across the basin.
NPR | July 24, 2017
Even though President Donald Trump promised to pull the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, Al Gore still sees an "excellent chance" of meeting the accord's commitments to reduce global warming.
OPB/EarthFix | July 24, 2017
There’s always a bird – or 20 – in sight at Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge. But really, there should be many, many more.
News | Science | Environment | Flora and Fauna | ForestryKUOW/EarthFix | July 27, 2017 5:30 p.m. | Seattle
Sword ferns have been dying in huge numbers in forests around Puget Sound. The problem is spreading and scientists are scrambling to figure out what’s killing the centuries-old plants.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden introduced a bill Wednesday that aims to simplify the permitting process for outdoor recreation on public lands.
Environment | News | local | Health | WaterOPB | July 26, 2017 8 a.m. | Portland
A key watchdog group that monitors spending at the Portland Water Bureau said it will ask the City Council to slow its decision on a pricey new water treatment facility.
Environment | News | localOPB | July 25, 2017 2:14 p.m.
The fire started after lightning struck the fire-prone area where the Long Draw fire burned in 2012.
Environment | Flora and Fauna | Fish & Wildlife | News | Water | localOPB/EarthFix | July 25, 2017 6 a.m. | Merrill, Oregon
A million birds spend time annually in the Klamath Basin's six wildlife refuges. But that's only a fraction of the number that thrived here when they had year-round water.
Books | Environment | News | PoliticsKUOW/EarthFix | July 21, 2017 5:40 p.m.
Washington’s legislative session did not deliver the money environmentalists wanted for toxic cleanup, oil transportation safety, or natural resources.
Researchers at Oregon State wanted to know which is worse--chopping down an acre in a forest that’s already been disturbed or in a forest previously untouched by humans. The answer surprised them.
Environment | News | local | Eclipse 2017OPB | July 21, 2017 11:41 a.m.
Oregon’s Department of Forestry is asking land owners in several districts around the state to do their part as the eclipse nears.
Environment | News | localNWPR/EarthFix | July 21, 2017 11:30 a.m.
How to best protect salmon along the Columbia and Snake rivers is a hotly-debated question. Our video explores one of the most controversial options.
News | Environment | Land use | localJefferson Public Radio | July 20, 2017 4:33 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
Opponents of expanding the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon say the move was rushed through with little public notice.