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A Forgotten Hero's Shipwreck Imperils Washington's Oysters

OPB | March 26, 2017 12:30 p.m. | Bay Center, Washington

Bay Center residents in Southwest Washington feared the worst when a neglected boat began to sink in the Palix River. Leaking oil was a concern to local oyster farmers in nearby Willapa Bay.

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Wolves Wipe Out Chickens, Geese At NE Oregon Residence

Capital Press | March 26, 2017 10:35 a.m.

Wolves killed at least eight chickens and a goose March 23 in a pack attack that left feathers, chicken parts and “hundreds” of wolf tracks around the site, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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Accelerated Restoration Coming To Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

East Oregonian | March 22, 2017 2:15 p.m.

The U.S. Forest Service has approved a massive proposal to treat more than 100,000 acres on the Wallowa Valley Ranger District north of Enterprise.

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Hunters And Anglers Cross Political Lines To Fight For Public Lands

OPB/EarthFix | March 16, 2017 8:30 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Hunting and fishing groups are standing shoulder to shoulder with environmentalists to fight back against what they see as threats to public lands.

Environment | Pacific Ocean | Fish & Wildlife

Ocean Salmon Fishery Closures Proposed To Protect Klamath River Fish

OPB/EarthFix | March 13, 2017 12:45 p.m.

The West Coast is on track for a meager and potentially disastrous salmon season, with severe cutbacks proposed for fisheries from the central Oregon coast down into northern California.

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Federally Owned Cole Rivers Hatchery Up For Bid

Medford Mail Tribune | March 9, 2017 11:47 a.m.
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Rangeland Wildfire Fuel Breaks Planned For Idaho, Oregon

AP | March 9, 2017 8:41 a.m. | Boise

A plan to create a fuel break system along 271 miles of roads in southwest Idaho and southeast Oregon to limit the size of destructive rangeland wildfires and protect habitat for sage grouse has been approved, federal authorities announced.

Fish & Wildlife | Agriculture | Environment

Eastern Oregon Wolf Recovery Enters Next Phase

OPB/EarthFix | March 7, 2017 6:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Eastern Oregon wolves have hit a recovery milestone — mixed news if you're a wolf.

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Report: Restoration Efforts In Columbia Basin Helping Salmon

AP | March 5, 2017 11:41 a.m. | Boise

The $500 million spent annually on habitat restoration projects and improvements are helping salmon, steelhead and other wildlife in the Columbia River Basin, federal agencies responsible for operating 14 federal dams say.

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Bull Trout Lawsuit Targeting Columbia Basin Dams Dismissed

AP | March 2, 2017 7:36 a.m. | Boise

A federal lawsuit filed by an environmental group seeking to force federal agencies to analyze whether about two dozen dams operating in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana are harming bull trout has been dismissed.

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