Food | Land use | Environment | Flora and Fauna | Land

Tribe's Huckleberry Harvest Brings Fire (or Something Like It) Back to the Forest

KUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 21, 2017 7:45 a.m. | Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington

Washington's Tulalip Tribe is working with the Forest Service to recreate open patches in the forest.

Forestry | Environment | News | Land | local | NW Life

Where The Wildfires Are In The Pacific Northwest

OPB | Aug. 20, 2017 11:15 a.m.

As the 2017 Pacific Northwest's wildfire season rages on, here is the list of all of the fires that have happened so far

Environment | News | Animals | Fish & Wildlife | Land | Agriculture | local | Flora and Fauna

Will The Franklin's Bumblebee Ever Be Seen Again?

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 15, 2017 8:16 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The last person who found Franklin's bumblebee in the field isn’t giving up on the bee. He still makes an annual pilgrimage to Mount Ashland in hopes it will make an appearance once again.

Water | Environment | News | Fish & Wildlife | Land | Animals | local | NW Life

Report: Sea Lions Push Willamette River Steelhead To Brink

Statesman Journal | Aug. 7, 2017 1:25 p.m.

State wildlife officials say wild steelhead in the upper Willamette Basin could go extinct in coming years because of sea lions feasting on the iconic fish at Willamette Falls.

News | local | Environment | Land

Growing Wildfire Closes Jefferson Park, Pacific Crest Trail

Statesman Journal | July 31, 2017 7:29 a.m.

The Whitewater Fire burning east of Detroit, Oregon, has continued to grow, reaching 167 acres during the weekend in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness.

Environment | Nation | Politics | News | Land | local | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Interior Head To Stop In The Bundy Family's Nevada Hometown

AP | July 30, 2017 1:49 p.m. | Las Vegas

Zinke's planned stop in Bunkerville, Nevada — about 80 miles (129 kilometers) northeast of Las Vegas — is part of his tour of national monuments being scrutinized by the Trump administration.

Environment | Land

Wyden Bill Encourages Outdoor Recreation On Public Lands

OPB/EarthFix | July 26, 2017 1:45 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden introduced a bill Wednesday that aims to simplify the permitting process for outdoor recreation on public lands.

Environment | Nation | Politics | News | Land | local

Oregon Governor Urges Zinke To 'Not Backtrack' On Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Jefferson Public Radio | July 17, 2017 6:39 a.m.

Zinke’s visit is part of a review ordered by President Trump, to evaluate 27 national monuments declared or expanded by previous presidents since 1996.

Environment | Nation | Politics | News | Land | local

Interior Secretary Tours Cascade-Siskiyou Monument, Hears Concerns

Jefferson Public Radio | July 17, 2017 6:33 a.m.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke toured the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon Saturday as part of President Trump’s order to review monuments designated by previous administrations.

News | local | Environment | Land use | Land

Zinke To Visit Oregon For Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Review

OPB | July 14, 2017 12:14 p.m.

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be in Oregon to review the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Saturday. Oregon's attorney general has threatened to sue if Interior shrinks the monument.


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