OPB/EarthFix | July 25, 2017
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.
KUOW/EarthFix | July 21, 2017
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.
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.
Water | Health | local | News | EnvironmentOPB | 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.
local | News | EnvironmentOPB | 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.
Politics | News | Books | EnvironmentKUOW/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.
local | News | Environment | 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.
local | News | EnvironmentNWPR/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 | local | Land use | EnvironmentJefferson 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.
Why would a fourth-generation Oregon rancher who doesn't put much trust in the government choose to work with federal agencies to restore salmon runs on her property?
local | News | EnvironmentOPB/EarthFix | July 19, 2017 5 p.m. | Portland
Federal and state agencies are investigating a string of wildfires in southeastern Oregon with a potential link to military training exercises.
Science | Education | local | Environment | NW Life | Arts | Technology | Eclipse 2017OPB | July 19, 2017 12:01 p.m. | Portland
On the morning of Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun creating a rare total solar eclipse in Oregon and casting parts of the state into complete daytime darkness. In other words, photographic gold.
Many western states pay livestock operators for cattle and sheep lost to wolves depredation. But an EarthFix investigation found Oregon is making questionable payments to ranchers.