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Rare Salamander's Survival Threatened By Logging, Environmentalists Say

Environmental groups took a formal step Monday to increase protections for the Siskiyou Mountains salamander in an area targeted for increased logging.

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Port, Schools Seek Legal Representation In Timber Lawsuit

Astoria attorney Blair Henningsgaard has been hired to represent the Port of Astoria, Seaside School District and Jewell School District in the $1.4 billion breach of contract timber lawsuit filed by Linn County against the state.

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Oregon Elevates Threatened Marbled Murrelet To Endangered Status

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted 4-2 Friday to elevate the marbled murrelet, a seabird that nests in older coastal forests, from a "threatened" species to "endangered."

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Oregon Agency Extends Fight Against Invasive Japanese Beetles

The Oregon Department of Agriculture plans to expand its campaign against crop-eating Japanese beetles.

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Severe Wildfires Bring A Welcome Landscape For Native Bees

Oregon State University scientists are finding that severe wildfire may be just the thing that allows native bees to thrive.

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Battle Continues Over Lane County Aerial Herbicide Spraying Ban Initiative

Dozens of local activists assailed Lane County's commissioners, accusing county officials of pulling an initiative to ban aerial herbicide spraying off next May's election ballot. 

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Old-Growth Forests Can Provide Last Refuge For Declining Songbirds As Climate Changes

New research shows that old-growth forests can slow declines of nearby songbird populations.

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5 Most Important Environmental Issues Of 2017

From Paris to the White House to the wildlands of the Pacific Northwest, the environment was big news in 2017. 

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Why Your Future Christmas Tree Might Be Hard To Find

You might be in the market for a Christmas tree right about now, but have you thought about what type of Christmas tree you want in eight years?

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Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Would Be Reduced Under Zinke Proposal

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is calling for one of the Northwest’s national monuments to be reduced in size.

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