KCTS9/EarthFix | Aug. 29, 2016
Hundreds of American white pelicans have suddenly shown up in Puget Sound after disappearing from more arid places like Eastern Oregon. And that’s set the region’s birders atwitter with questions of what it means.
Crosscut | Aug. 29, 2016
Previous attempts to cultivate wild huckleberries’ have failed. But a Northwest lab known for its deep dives into plant genomes could change that.
Jefferson Public Radio | Aug. 29, 2016
Relations between federal land managers and residents of the Applegate Valley in southern Oregon have long been strained by disputes over the Bureau of Land Management’s forest plans.
Steamboat Creek supports one of the last runs of wild summer steelhead in the Northwest. Fishermen and conservationists want to keep it that way.
Environment | News | Health | Education | Lead In The WaterOPB | Aug. 25, 2016 5 p.m. | Portland
Discussions between Portland Public Schools and the Oregon Health Authority reverse the school district's earlier warning to avoid produce from gardens on school property.
Environment | local | News | AnimalsOPB | Aug. 24, 2016 2:02 p.m. | Bend, Oregon
The High Desert Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center voluntarily gave up its permit to care for wildlife after a visit from ODFW officials earlier this month.
Environment | News | localOPB | Aug. 24, 2016 9 a.m.
The Oregon democrat is the only member of Oregon’s Congressional delegation to openly ask Obama to create an Owyhee National Monument.
Environment | News | local | HealthOPB | Aug. 23, 2016 3:23 p.m. | Portland
The EPA wants Oregon to fix rules that limit penalties against contractors working on lead paint-era homes without a license.
News | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Flora and Fauna | local | NW LifeOPB | Aug. 22, 2016 2:04 p.m. | Portland
Don't be fooled by their enthusiastic behavior — the invasive "Asian jumping worm" poses a serious threat to Oregon's natural ecosystem.
A new survey finds a growing number of Douglas fir trees in the Oregon Coast Range have been infected over the past decade with the fungal disease known as Swiss needle cast.
More people are choosing alternative ways to spend the hereafter that include natural burial. A Eugene, Oregon, woman is on a mission to resurrect an old practice for dealing with the dead.