Land use | Nation | local | News

Trump Order Could Affect Hanford, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monuments

OPB | April 26, 2017 2:26 p.m.

A presidential executive order could mean that national monuments are rescinded, resized or modified.

Land use | Politics | local | News

Vancouver City Council Approves Controversial Annexation Plan

OPB | April 18, 2017 4:40 p.m.

This summer, an additional 4,600 residents will call Vancouver home. The City Council approved annexation plans Monday evening for an area called Van Mall North.

Land use | Recreation | local | News | Land

Deschutes Forest Closes Camping Area Near Whychus Creek

OPB | April 11, 2017 2 p.m.

The Deschutes National Forest is closing an area near Sisters to overnight campers because of long-term illegal camping.

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Environmental Groups Threaten Lawsuit Over Oregon Logging Practices

OPB | April 6, 2017 12:54 p.m. | Portland

Fishing and conservation groups are threatening to sue the Oregon Department of Forestry, alleging it has failed to reform logging practices in the Tillamook and Clatsop state forests.

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Ranchers And Loggers Dismayed At Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Expansion

Capital Press | April 4, 2017 3:21 p.m. | Eagle Point, Oregon

With the federal government nearly doubling the monument's size, the ranching and timber industries in southern Oregon are bracing for the worst.

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What's Next For The Owyhee Canyonlands?

OPB | April 4, 2017 1:06 p.m.

The specter of a monument designation may trigger groups to get together and start a collaborative plan for the Owyhee.

Land use | Energy | Environment

It's Round 3 For Jordan Cove LNG Terminal And Pipeline

OPB/EarthFix | March 17, 2017 12:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

After being denied by federal regulators last years, backers of the liquefied natural gas project are starting again.

Politics | Communities | Recreation | Environment | Land use | Fish & Wildlife

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.

Land use | Climate change | local | News | Environment

Conservation Group Maps Land Protection Strategy In 3 Western States

AP | March 12, 2017 12:24 p.m. | Boise

A conservation group has created maps identifying key landscapes in three Western states most likely to sustain native species amid climate change and is distributing money to protect private lands in those areas through use-limiting easements or outright purchases.

Land use | Politics | local | News | Environment

Oregon Secretary Of State Criticizes Governor For Reversal On Elliott State Forest Sale

OPB | Feb. 25, 2017 3:49 p.m. | Portland

The newly elected Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson gave his first political speech to a Republican group since taking office — and he targeted Democratic Gov. Kate Brown.


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