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Banned Fish Trap Returns To Columbia As Sustainable Way To Catch Salmon

Fish traps were banned on the Columbia River more than 80 year ago, but some say it’s time to bring them back as a way for fishermen to catch more hatchery salmon while protecting wild fish.

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Oregon Starts Killing Sea Lions At Willamette Falls

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has started killing sea lions below Willamette Falls to protect a fragile run of winter steelhead.

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Environmentalists Withdraw From 'Broken' Oregon Wolf Plan Negotiations

Environmental groups are withdrawing from an effort to update Oregon’s plan for managing gray wolves one day before a final meeting of stakeholders.

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Commercial Ocean Crabbing Opens Along Much Of Oregon Coast

The commercial season traditionally begins Dec. 1, but multiple rounds of preseason testing showed low meat yields, prompting the delay.  

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Oregon Trapping Ban Considered For Imperiled Marten

The Humboldt marten is in line to get new protections in Oregon as the state considers a trapping ban.

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Umatilla's Owl Man Is Bringing Burrowing Owls Back From The Brink

A decommissioned chemical weapons depot and a lone biologist might be the last hope for a population of burrowing owls.

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Oregon Ranchers Upset By Wild Horse Release

An apparent relocation of wild horses to Oregon’s Malheur National Forest has upset ranchers who say the area is already overstocked with the animals.

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Rogue Pack Takes Down 7th Cow Of 2018

Gray wolf OR-7's Rogue Pack has killed another cow at a northeastern Jackson County ranch, marking the seventh confirmed livestock kill attributed to the pack since late October, authorities said.

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Study: Northwest Salmon Not Immune To Ocean Acidification

Researchers in the Pacific Northwest have found that elevated levels of carbon dioxide in the ocean could have a profound effect on salmon. 

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On resilience and wonder: Replaying OPB's standout videos of 2018.

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