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The Dalles Chronicle
Columbia River salmon seasons start on Mondaythat will encounter these large returns. With thousands of anglers expected to
Columbia River salmon seasons start on Monday
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
that will encounter these large returns. With thousands of anglers expected to hit the water in the next few weeks, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has a few reminders. The biggest change for the 2016 season is a modification to... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
State issues blue-green algae health alert for Odell Lakeclean water. Public health officials also advise people to not eat freshwater
State issues blue-green algae health alert for Odell Lake
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
clean water. Public health officials also advise people to not eat freshwater clams or mussels from Odell Lake and that Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife regulations not allow the harvest of these shellfish from freshwater sources. Crayfish... Read more
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Wired News
How New Zealand Plans to Kill Its (Non-Human) Invasive Mammalsnext thinks they are kind of cute and lets them stay on her land,” says Rick Bo
How New Zealand Plans to Kill Its (Non-Human) Invasive Mammals
Wired News / Posted 3 days ago
next thinks they are kind of cute and lets them stay on her land,” says Rick Boatner, invasive species coordinator for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. “This creates reservoirs for the population to replenish itself all the time.” The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Protect wolves or hunt them? Western states are in the crosshairseastern part of the state in 2005, long before wolves became a menace, accordin
Protect wolves or hunt them? Western states are in the crosshairs
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
eastern part of the state in 2005, long before wolves became a menace, according to Michelle Dennehy, spokeswoman for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Earlier this year, the department killed some wolves in what's been named the Imnaha... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Protect wolves or hunt them? Western states are in the crosshairseastern part of the state in 2005, long before wolves became a menace, accordin
Protect wolves or hunt them? Western states are in the crosshairs
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
eastern part of the state in 2005, long before wolves became a menace, according to Michelle Dennehy, spokeswoman for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Earlier this year, the department killed some wolves in what's been named the Imnaha... Read more
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Newport News-Times
News Times Cautious optimism in El Niño aftermaththe fall and possibly other restrictions that are going to come about,� said Jo
News Times Cautious optimism in El Niño aftermath
Newport News-Times / Posted 8 days ago
the fall and possibly other restrictions that are going to come about,� said John Spangler, district fish biologist for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife at a Tuesday, July 19, meeting of the council. �But it�s also been a much wetter... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Plenty of pelicansofficials, but this summer, the population has just exploded. Jeremy Thompson,
Plenty of pelicans
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
officials, but this summer, the population has just exploded. Jeremy Thompson, district wildlife biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, said he has received plenty of calls about the dramatic increase. Estimates of how... Read more
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The Source Weekly
The Plight of the Western Pond Turtleor pond and see a turtle—any turtle—especially one that looks like the one in t
The Plight of the Western Pond Turtle
The Source Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
or pond and see a turtle—any turtle—especially one that looks like the one in the illustration above, please contact the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (541-388-6363) immediately. Then, contact me: jimnaturalist@gmail.com. The species is... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Selling the Elliott State Forest is only latest chapter of mismanagementthe Center for Biological Diversity to join two June 2016 petitions seeking gre
Selling the Elliott State Forest is only latest chapter of mismanagement
OregonLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
the Center for Biological Diversity to join two June 2016 petitions seeking greater protections for murrelets. One asks the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to "uplist" the seabird from "threatened" to "endangered" status under Oregon law and... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Algae health advisory widened on Lake Billy Chinookadvise people to not eat freshwater clams or mussels from the Metolius or Crook
Algae health advisory widened on Lake Billy Chinook
KTVZ Bend / Posted 21 days ago
advise people to not eat freshwater clams or mussels from the Metolius or Crooked River arms of Lake Billy Chinook and that Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife regulations do not allow the harvest of these shellfish from freshwater sources.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Dam good! Beavers may restore imperiled streams, fish populationsResearch, Chris Jordan and Michael Pollock of NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Scienc
Dam good! Beavers may restore imperiled streams, fish populations
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
Research, Chris Jordan and Michael Pollock of NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, Ian Tattam of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Carol Volk of Washington's South Fork Research, Inc. When Lewis and Clark made... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon Humane Society rescues 245 pet birds in Damascusand overgrown nails and beaks, while others appeared to be suffering from chron
Oregon Humane Society rescues 245 pet birds in Damascus
KTVZ Bend / Posted 22 days ago
and overgrown nails and beaks, while others appeared to be suffering from chronic stress. A representative from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife who visited the location with OHS observed that “everything was wrong: crowded cages,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
NOAA authorizes Oregon to continue killing sea lions to save endangered fishsea lions often congregate at the mouth of the the Columbia River and in the wa
NOAA authorizes Oregon to continue killing sea lions to save endangered fish
OregonLive.com / Posted 23 days ago
sea lions often congregate at the mouth of the the Columbia River and in the waters just below the dam, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said in a statement, and the hungry marine mammals have put a big dent in the numbers... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Wolf delisting lawsuit reinstated; Gov. Brown accused of 'contradictory statements'led to the case's dismissal in late April. There are an estimated 110 wolves c
Wolf delisting lawsuit reinstated; Gov. Brown accused of 'contradictory statements'
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 23 days ago
led to the case's dismissal in late April. There are an estimated 110 wolves currently living in Oregon, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The wildlife conservation group Oregon Wild, which supports the lawsuit, said that... Read more
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The Columbian
Oregon poised to protect forage fish for salmon, ocean ecosystemban new commercial fisheries on several species of small ocean fish considered
Oregon poised to protect forage fish for salmon, ocean ecosystem
The Columbian / Posted 26 days ago
ban new commercial fisheries on several species of small ocean fish considered diet staples for salmon and sea birds. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has drafted a plan to ensure that certain smelts, squids, sand lance and other... Read more
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The Columbian
Eastern Oregon city considers killing nuisance deerThere are not a lot of people in the middle.” Shooting deer inside city limits
Eastern Oregon city considers killing nuisance deer
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
There are not a lot of people in the middle.” Shooting deer inside city limits is illegal unless the council and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife obtain a kill permit. Is such a permit is granted, a government hunter would be... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Algae health alert issued for part of Lake Billy Chinookhealth officials also advise people to not eat freshwater clams or mussels from
Algae health alert issued for part of Lake Billy Chinook
KTVZ Bend / Posted 28 days ago
health officials also advise people to not eat freshwater clams or mussels from Metolius arm of Lake Billy Chinook and that Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife regulations do not allow the harvest of these shellfish from freshwater sources.... Read more

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