News | Forestry

Judge: Federal Laws Don’t Shield Oregon From Timber Lawsuit

Capital Press | June 9, 2017 10:10 a.m.

Federal environmental laws don’t shield the State of Oregon from a $1.4 billion lawsuit that alleges insufficient logging.

News | Forestry | NW Life | Nation

Central Oregon Firefighters Battle Fire Near Tumalo Falls Trailhead

OPB | May 27, 2017 10:33 a.m.

The Cougar Butte fire started burning Friday afternoon.

Environment | Land | Forestry | Fish & Wildlife

Timber Company, Tribe Left With Little After Vote To Cancel Elliott State Forest Sale

OPB/EarthFix | May 10, 2017 4:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The only parties to offer a bid for the Elliott say they are frustrated and disappointed with the outcome.

Environment | Forestry

Oregon Officials Vote Down Plan To Sell Elliott State Forest

OPB/EarthFix | May 9, 2017 2:30 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon’s State Land Board voted unanimously Tuesday to cancel the sale of the Elliott State Forest near the southern coast.

Environment | Politics | Business | News | Forestry | local | Economy

Oregon Timber Counties Struggle To Fund Basic Services As Federal Support Dries Up

AP | May 9, 2017 7:25 a.m. | Roseburg, Oregon

Nearly 30 years after environmental protections slashed logging in federal forests, Oregon counties that thrived on timber revenues for decades are struggling to provide basic services.

Environment | Education | Election | Agriculture | Forestry

Measure Would Ban Aerial Pesticide Spraying In Lincoln County

KLCC | May 8, 2017 5 p.m.

Oregon voters in coastal Lincoln County are considering a ballot measure that would ban aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides.

Environment | Forestry

Oregon State University Offers To Split Cost Of Buying Elliott State Forest

OPB/EarthFix | May 5, 2017 4:25 p.m.

Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read is proposing a new option for the Elliott State Forest that would allow Oregon State University to buy the land and use it for research and education.

Environment | Forestry

A Disease That's Felled Forests in California and Oregon Shows up in Washington

KUOW/EarthFix | May 5, 2017 1:15 p.m. | Bainbridge Island, Washington

A tree disease that's decimated forests in California has made its way north to western Oregon and Washington.

Environment | Forestry

Oregon Governor Releases Plan To Avoid Selling A State Forest

OPB/EarthFix | May 4, 2017 4:40 p.m.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has released her proposal for keeping the Elliott State Forest in public ownership – rather than selling it.

Communities | Education | Forestry | Fish & Wildlife | Environment

Rural School Sees Education Gold In Abandoned Hatchery

OPB/EarthFix | May 2, 2017 6:45 p.m. | Butte Falls, Oregon

Butte Falls Charter School is hoping to turn a shuttered trout and salmon hatchery into a natural resource education center.


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