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ODFW Seeks Permit To Remove Fish-Eating Sea Lions At Willamette Falls

Statesman Journal | June 19, 2017 10 a.m.

State wildlife officials are seeking permits that would allow them to remove and take lethal action against California sea lions at Willamette Falls.

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Rare Foxes Spotted In Oregon May Help California Population

AP | May 22, 2017 4:13 p.m. | Bend, Oregon

Biologists are hoping a rare subspecies of foxes spotted in Oregon can help boost their number in California.  

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'The Four Top': 6 Seasons | Why Salmon Matters | James Beard On Film

OPB | May 22, 2017 6 a.m. | Portland

How many seasons are there in a year? Six, according to a new cookbook. A salmon expert shares a few summer grilling techniques, and finally, we discuss the lasting legacy of culinary legend James Beard.

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Ringling Bros. Curtain Call Is Latest Victory For Animal Welfare Activists

NPR | May 21, 2017 2:23 a.m.

After decades of working on animal rights, some activists believe the movement has finally hit the mainstream, in part fueled by social media. It's changing American culture and the economy.

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Search Is On For Migrating Gray Whale Entangled In Metal Frame

The Register-Guard | May 7, 2017 11:53 a.m.

The plight of a gray whale whose head and neck are tangled in a large metal frame has inspired a growing effort among whale advocates to find, track and possibly free the animal — against long odds.

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Steelhead Experiment Aims To Get More Fish To Call The Middle Rogue Home

Medford Mail Tribune | May 7, 2017 9:12 a.m. | Grants Pass, Oregon

In Greens Creek, an experiment is underway to boost the numbers of hatchery winter steelhead caught in the middle Rogue.

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Restoring Habitat For Monarch Butterflies In Southern Oregon

Jefferson Public Radio | April 30, 2017 12:34 p.m.

North America has lost more than 75 percent of its monarch butterfly population since the 1990s. Now, government agencies and local nonprofits are teaming up to restore feeding and breeding habitat for the monarchs in southern Oregon.

Animals | Nation | News

Nora The Polar Bear's Father, Nanuq, Euthanized After Battle With Cancer

AP | April 27, 2017 7:27 a.m. | Powell, Ohio

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio says it has euthanized a 29-year-old male polar bear after veterinarians determined he had liver cancer with limited treatment options.

Animals | Environment | Flora and Fauna

Wolf Hunting Still An Option Under New Oregon Plan

OPB/EarthFix | April 21, 2017 3:59 p.m. | Klamath Falls, Oregon

Oregon’s gray wolves are once again the center of attention for state wildlife officials.

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3 Questions About Oregon's New Wolf Plan

OPB/EarthFix | April 20, 2017 2:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Oregon fish and wildlife officials are considering a revised Wolf Management Plan that would set the course for endangered gray wolves for the next half decade.

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