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Nation's Largest Wildfire Burning More Than 180,000 Acres In Southwest Oregon

OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 1:20 p.m. | Portland

Before the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge became the nation’s top priority wildfire, it was the Chetco Bar Fire near Brookings.

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Eclipse Chasers Leave Little Damage Behind On Oregon's Wild Lands

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 25, 2017 7 a.m. | Prineville, Oregon

Anticipating up to a million eclipse visitors, public land managers in Oregon prepared for the worst. But their fears of human-caused wildfires and environmental destruction never came to pass.

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Report: Zinke Recommends Reducing Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 24, 2017 2:53 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Early reports suggest the Oregon national monument is one of three nationally pegged for reduction

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Groups Make Last-Minute Push To Save National Monument Areas

AP | Aug. 23, 2017 10:45 a.m. | Salt Lake City

Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water from Maine to California.

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Astoria Creates An Inventory Of Its Historic Trees

Daily Astorian | Aug. 22, 2017 10:18 a.m.

A comprehensive inventory of Astoria's parkland trees completed this summer will help guide future maintenance decisions.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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