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Salmon Cannon Shoots For Its Biggest Project Yet

NWPR/EarthFix | April 25, 2017 2:26 p.m.

The salmon cannon made a big splash a few years ago on local news stations and even had a cameo on HBO’s "Last Week Tonight" with John Oliver. Soon, it could propel fish into its biggest project yet.

Environment | Agriculture | Fish & Wildlife | Animals | Communities

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.

News | Land | Fish & Wildlife | NW Life | Energy | Environment

Proposed Kalama Methanol Refinery Hits Snag In Permit Approval

OPB | April 20, 2017 10:37 a.m.

The Washington Department of Ecology wants more information before deciding whether to approve a shoreline permit for a controversial methanol refinery in Kalama.

Forestry | Fish & Wildlife | Environment

As Bald Eagles Recover, Oregon Proposes To Dial Back Protections

OPB/EarthFix | April 19, 2017 6:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Bald eagles were removed from the Oregon endangered species list in 2012. New logging rules would relax protections for the raptors.

Water | News | local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment

Massive Manure Spill Closes Tillamook Bay To Shellfish Harvesting

Statesman Journal | April 19, 2017 5:26 p.m.

Tillamook Bay was closed to commercial shellfish harvesting last week, following a massive spill of liquid manure from a nearby dairy. It was scheduled to reopen Wednesday night.

News | Nation | Fish & Wildlife

ODFW Limits Deer Hunting In 3 Oregon Counties After Rough Winter

OPB | April 19, 2017 9:46 a.m.

The Oregon wildlife agency says it saw a big loss of does and  fawns in parts of eastern Oregon — as high as 32 percent in Baker County.

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Biologists Say It's Too Soon To Know How Killing Barred Owls Affects Spotted Owls

Capital Press | April 18, 2017 2:07 p.m.

Spotted owl populations have continued to decline rapidly, while larger, more aggressive barred owls take over spotted owl territory in Oregon, Washington and California.

Animals | News | local | Fish & Wildlife

Oregon Man Arrested In Elk Poaching Case With 25 Carcasses

AP | April 18, 2017 8:34 a.m. | Wallowa, Oregon

Police say a 69-year-old man has been arrested in northeast Oregon for elk poaching after an investigation into 25 elk carcasses on and around his property.

Animals | News | local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment

Yakama Nation Remembers 30th Anniversary Of Fish Wars

Northwest News Network | April 18, 2017 7:45 a.m.

You know the name Rosa Parks. But do you know David Sohappy?

Fish & Wildlife | NW Life | local | Environment | Pacific Ocean | Food

Washington Razor Clammers Dig Into 1st Weekend Of Season

OPB | April 15, 2017 5:13 p.m. | Seaview, Washington

Thousands of people hauled their shovels and buckets to the shore for the first weekend of open razor clam season on the Washington coast.

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