The Trump administration lifts restrictions meant to protect sage grouse across the West. In Oregon grazing restrictions are being removed in 13 areas that provide habitat for the imperiled birds.
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If approved and built, the Swan Lake North pumped hydro storage project in southern Oregon would be the largest energy storage project in the Pacific Northwest.
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A Portland-based energy developer has signed property leases for a big solar farm in Klickitat County near the Columbia River. When completed, the solar project will be the largest in Washington.
As wolves return to the Northwest, deer have taken notice. Researchers found deer in Washington change how they react when wolves are near – and that could eventually change how hunters hunt.
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Congress gave final approval to a wide-reaching natural resource bill that extends more public lands protections in the Pacific Northwest.
A massive public lands bill includes protection for the Devil's Staircase wildlands in southern Oregon and for numerous rivers and streams in the state.