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Oregon Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Nullify Warm Springs Treaty Of 1865

Federal lawmakers say the U.S. defrauded the Tribes 154 years ago, illegally revoking hunting and fishing rights off-reservation.

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In Oregon, New Sage Grouse Plans Allow For Continued Grazing

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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Southern Oregon Residents Are Wary About An Energy-Storing Lake

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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Cattle Grazing Gives Way To Big Solar Farm Leases In Central Washington

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.

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As Herds Grow, BLM Boards Wild Horses On Private Land

The Bureau of Land Management has too many horses, too little grass, and grazing contracts ready for outsourcing.

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Timber Industry Challenge To Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Expansion Gets Day In Court

With no word from the Trump administration on the fate of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, an industry lawsuit moves forward.

Recreation | Environment | Land use | Fish & Wildlife | Animals

The Way Deer Escape Wolves Could Change How Hunters Hunt

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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Protections For Devil's Staircase, Other NW Areas Sent To Trump For Signature

Congress gave final approval to a wide-reaching natural resource bill that extends more public lands protections in the Pacific Northwest.

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Wolves May Keep Cows Off Washington Fish And Wildlife Land

Washington Fish and Wildlife may prohibit cattle from some department grazing lands to avoid conflicts with wolves, according to an internal review of grazing policies.

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Devil's Staircase And Several Oregon Rivers Would Gain Protection Under Bill Passed By US Senate

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.


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