Water | Environment | Pacific Ocean | Fish & Wildlife | News | History | localOPB | 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.
local | News | Environment | Fish & WildlifeCapital 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.
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.
Hunting and fishing groups are standing shoulder to shoulder with environmentalists to fight back against what they see as threats to public lands.
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.
local | News | Environment | Fish & WildlifeAP | 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.
local | News | Environment | Water | Fish & WildlifeAP | 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.
local | News | Environment | Water | Fish & WildlifeAP | 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.