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KTVZ Bend
Wildlife officials to hold September elk-management meetingMONROE, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will hold a publ
Wildlife officials to hold September elk-management meeting
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
MONROE, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will hold a public meeting for residents near the William Finley Wildlife Refuge to discuss the movements and management of elk. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports... Read more
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The Columbian
Chinook retention at Buoy 10 closed starting SaturdayRetention of hatchery-origin chinook in the popular Buoy 10 salmon season at th
Chinook retention at Buoy 10 closed starting Saturday
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Retention of hatchery-origin chinook in the popular Buoy 10 salmon season at the mouth of the Columbia River is closed beginning Saturday, the result of an exceptional month of angling in the estuary. The decision by Washington and Oregon fishery... Read more
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Crosscut
Tribes, fishermen battle salmon-eating sea lionsRolling whitecaps thumped against the hull of the CRITFC3 as Bobby Begay pilote
Tribes, fishermen battle salmon-eating sea lions
Crosscut / Posted 4 days ago
Rolling whitecaps thumped against the hull of the CRITFC3 as Bobby Begay piloted the boat up the Columbia River on a breezy spring morning. Herons and cormorants skated against the blue sky. On the vessel’s dashboard sat yellow binoculars, a bag of... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Multnomah County's plan for Sauvie Island wants to reduce impact from thousands of visits (video, gallery, interactive data)September and October on Sauvie Island, one the nation's largest river islands,
Multnomah County's plan for Sauvie Island wants to reduce impact from thousands of visits (video, gallery, interactive data)
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
September and October on Sauvie Island, one the nation's largest river islands, brings thousands of visitors from Portland and other urban areas to see pumpkin patches and corn mazes. That's in addition to hundreds of thousands of people who flock... Read more
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The Columbian
Fishing Report, Aug. 27Fisheries managers are trying to keep the excellent Buoy 10 chinook season open
Fishing Report, Aug. 27
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
Fisheries managers are trying to keep the excellent Buoy 10 chinook season open through Labor Day. Therefore, as of last Monday, anglers at the mouth of the Columbia River are allowed to keep only fin-clipped fish. The rule change comes as a result... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Despite wildfires, Ore. bowhunting season starts Saturday | News - Home But hunters need to check on fire limits, closures POSTED: 11:
Despite wildfires, Ore. bowhunting season starts Saturday
KTVZ Bend / Posted 6 days ago
| News - Home But hunters need to check on fire limits, closures POSTED: 11:32 PM PDT August 25, 2015 Despite a flurry of Internet... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon bow hunting season to start Saturday despite wildfire concernsDespite a plea by Baker County commissioners to Gov. Kate Brown to delay the op
Oregon bow hunting season to start Saturday despite wildfire concerns
OregonLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
Despite a plea by Baker County commissioners to Gov. Kate Brown to delay the opening of bow hunting season in the eastern Oregon county because of wildfire concerns, the season will begin as scheduled Saturday. "I know there has been brief... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Wild cat spotted in Cedar Mill neighborhoodPeople living in the Cedar Mill area are on high alert Monday, after a wild cat
Wild cat spotted in Cedar Mill neighborhood
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
People living in the Cedar Mill area are on high alert Monday, after a wild cat was spotted in the neighborhood over the weekend. Neighbors said they found the wild cat high up in the trees, in broad daylight, behind a home off Northwest Priscilla... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Cougar reportedly seen near Umpqua Community CollegeA cougar has been seen numerous times prowling near Umpqua Community College in
Cougar reportedly seen near Umpqua Community College
OregonLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
A cougar has been seen numerous times prowling near Umpqua Community College in recent days, Douglas County Sheriff's Office is reporting. Wildlife authorities are trying to find and remove the cougar because it could pose a threat to public... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Family sees possible cougar in Salem neighborhoodA Northwest Salem neighborhood is on alert after a possible cougar sighting was
Family sees possible cougar in Salem neighborhood
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 13 days ago
A Northwest Salem neighborhood is on alert after a possible cougar sighting was caught on camera. The cougar sightings started near the Ellen Lane Community Garden located at 3100 Garrett Drive NW a few weeks ago and are mostly early in the morning... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Heat-related fishing restrictions lifted on Rogue River | News - Home A string of wildfires sparked by a passing RV's trailer on High
Heat-related fishing restrictions lifted on Rogue River
KTVZ Bend / Posted 18 days ago
| News - Home A string of wildfires sparked by a passing RV's trailer on Highway 26 on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation merged into one blaze that nearly quadrupled in size to 19,000 acres... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Afternoon Fishing Reopens on Rogue RiverMEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has lifted afternoon
Afternoon Fishing Reopens on Rogue River
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 18 days ago
MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has lifted afternoon fishing restrictions on the Rogue River and tributaries. Anglers can now fish from one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset from Fisher’s Ferry boat ramp to the... Read more
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The Columbian
State proposes no limits on lower Columbia bass, walleye catchWashington fishery officials are proposing size and bag limits for walleye and
State proposes no limits on lower Columbia bass, walleye catch
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
Washington fishery officials are proposing size and bag limits for walleye and bass in the Columbia River and tributaries contiguous with Oregon be eliminated beginning in July of 2016. A public meeting to take comments on the proposal, plus rule... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
River otter pup makes surprise debut at Oregon ZooPORTLAND, Ore. – Thousands of visitors streamed into the Oregon Zoo for its red
River otter pup makes surprise debut at Oregon Zoo
KMTR Eugene / Posted 20 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. – Thousands of visitors streamed into the Oregon Zoo for its reduced-admission Second Tuesday, and a few lucky otter fans among them got a surprise treat. Little Pudding, the 4-month-old river otter orphaned last month near Oakridge,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Wolf pack in northeast Oregon preys on sheep again | News - Home POSTED: 5:15 PM PDT August 11, 2015 U.S. Fish and Wildlife S
Wolf pack in northeast Oregon preys on sheep again
KTVZ Bend / Posted 20 days ago
| News - Home POSTED: 5:15 PM PDT August 11, 2015 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Remote camera photos of wolf OR7 and possible mate in same... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Rescued river otter pup makes surprise debut at the Oregon ZooPORTLAND, Ore. — A 4-month-old river otter orphaned last month near Oakridge, O
Rescued river otter pup makes surprise debut at the Oregon Zoo
KOMO Seattle / Posted 20 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. — A 4-month-old river otter orphaned last month near Oakridge, Ore. made a brief debut at the Oregon Zoo for its reduced-admission Second Tuesday. "Little Pudding" splashed in the Cascade Stream and Pond habitat, scampered over... Read more
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KATU Portland
Rescued river otter pup makes surprise debut at the Oregon ZooPORTLAND, Ore. — A 4-month-old river otter orphaned last month near Oakridge, O
Rescued river otter pup makes surprise debut at the Oregon Zoo
KATU Portland / Posted 20 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. — A 4-month-old river otter orphaned last month near Oakridge, Ore. made a brief debut at the Oregon Zoo for its reduced-admission Second Tuesday. "Little Pudding" splashed in the Cascade Stream and Pond habitat, scampered over... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Oregon Moves to Buy 10,000 Acres on Lower Deschutes RiverSALEM, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is moving to buy
Oregon Moves to Buy 10,000 Acres on Lower Deschutes River
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 20 days ago
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is moving to buy more than 10,000 acres to add to a wildlife area on the lower Deschutes River. The state agency will purchase the land, a former ranch, from the Trust for Public Land at... Read more
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The Columbian
States adopt lower Columbia seine salmon fisheriesWashington and Oregon officials on Tuesday adopted commercial salmon fishing se
States adopt lower Columbia seine salmon fisheries
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
Washington and Oregon officials on Tuesday adopted commercial salmon fishing seasons in late August and September for six beach seiners and four purse seiners in selected portions of the lower Columbia River. This will be the second year of... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Oregon moves to buy 10,000 acres on lower Deschutes RiverSALEM, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is moving to buy
Oregon moves to buy 10,000 acres on lower Deschutes River
KVAL Eugene / Posted 21 days ago
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is moving to buy more than 10,000 acres to add to a wildlife area on the lower Deschutes River. The state agency will purchase the land, a former ranch, from the Trust for Public Land at... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
ODFW to buy 10,000 acres on lower Deschutes River | News - Home SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife i
ODFW to buy 10,000 acres on lower Deschutes River
KTVZ Bend / Posted 21 days ago
| News - Home SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is moving to buy more than 10,000 acres to add to a wildlife area on the lower Deschutes River. The state agency will... Read more
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KATU Portland
Oregon moves to buy 10,000 acres on lower Deschutes RiverSALEM, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is moving to buy
Oregon moves to buy 10,000 acres on lower Deschutes River
KATU Portland / Posted 21 days ago
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is moving to buy more than 10,000 acres to add to a wildlife area on the lower Deschutes River. The state agency will purchase the land, a former ranch, from the Trust for Public Land at... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Mussel harvesting re-opened for parts of the Oregon coastThe Oregon coast is once again open to some mussel harvesting after a closure i
Mussel harvesting re-opened for parts of the Oregon coast
OregonLive.com / Posted 21 days ago
The Oregon coast is once again open to some mussel harvesting after a closure in July. After tests of shellfish showed a high level of a dangerous marine toxin, the Oregon Department of Agriculture Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife halted... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report August 2015Salmon fishing started off strong on Saturday and Sunday at Buoy 10 with a catc
Columbia River fishing report August 2015
The Columbian / Posted 26 days ago
Salmon fishing started off strong on Saturday and Sunday at Buoy 10 with a catch average of three fish per four rods, mostly coho. Sampling by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife checked 900 anglers with 113 fall chinook kept, 17 chinook... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Near and (Mule) DeerMule deer can be found in Bend's backyard gardens and along the highways connec
Near and (Mule) Deer
The Source Weekly / Posted 27 days ago
Mule deer can be found in Bend's backyard gardens and along the highways connecting the city to other Central Oregon towns. In fact, seeing one is so unremarkable that the risks facing them are easy to miss. But wildlife biologists say the species is... Read more
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KATU Portland
Cooler weather allows fishing to resume on lower DeschutesThe DALLES, Ore. (AP) - Anglers can resume fishing the lower Deschutes River -
Cooler weather allows fishing to resume on lower Deschutes
KATU Portland / Posted 27 days ago
The DALLES, Ore. (AP) - Anglers can resume fishing the lower Deschutes River - one of Oregon's most popular summer steelhead destinations - in the afternoons now that water temperatures are returning to normal. The Oregon Department of Fish and... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Another wolf takes up residence in the CascadesEUGENE, Ore. - Two Oregon wolves wearing radio collars moved into new parts of
Another wolf takes up residence in the Cascades
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 28 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. - Two Oregon wolves wearing radio collars moved into new parts of the state, prompting state biologists to establish new Areas of Known Wolf Activity. OR25, originally from the Imnaha Pack, traveled through the Columbia Basin, Southern... Read more
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The Columbian
Oregon may deregulate Columbia bass, walleye fishingSALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will be briefed Friday on
Oregon may deregulate Columbia bass, walleye fishing
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will be briefed Friday on proposed changes to the state’s 2016 angling regulations including removing bag limits for warmwater fish in the Columbia, John Day and Umpqua rivers. The panel meets... Read more
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The Columbian
Lower Deschutes River reopens to afternoon anglingTHE DALLES, Ore., — Fishing restrictions have been lifted in Oregon’s Deschutes
Lower Deschutes River reopens to afternoon angling
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
THE DALLES, Ore., — Fishing restrictions have been lifted in Oregon’s Deschutes River effective immediately, meaning anglers now can fish after 2 p.m. from Macks Canyon to the mouth. Water temperature in the lower Deschutes are back to near normal... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
ODFW reopens lower Deschutes to afternoon fishing | News - Home Water temperatures back to nearly normal The Oregon Department
ODFW reopens lower Deschutes to afternoon fishing
KTVZ Bend / Posted 28 days ago
| News - Home Water temperatures back to nearly normal The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Monday it has lifted fishing restrictions on... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Another wolf takes up residence in the CascadesEUGENE, Ore. - Two Oregon wolves wearing radio collars moved into new parts of
Another wolf takes up residence in the Cascades
KVAL Eugene / Posted 28 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. - Two Oregon wolves wearing radio collars moved into new parts of the state, prompting state biologists to establish knew Areas of Known Wolf Activity. OR25, originally from the Imnaha Pack, traveled through the Columbia Basin, Southern... Read more
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The Columbian
Swans 'inseparable' in Sunriver, Ore.SUNRIVER, Ore. — Chuck, the sometimes aggressive trumpeter swan at the Sunriver
Swans 'inseparable' in Sunriver, Ore.
The Columbian / Posted 29 days ago
SUNRIVER, Ore. — Chuck, the sometimes aggressive trumpeter swan at the Sunriver Nature Center, appears to have finally found a pond partner. Grace, a swan found along the Deschutes River on Christmas Day 2013 with a fishing lure stuck in her tongue,... Read more
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The Columbian
Oregon plans 'mitigation banking' projectMEDFORD, Ore. — State fish managers hope a new, big-picture approach to fixing
Oregon plans 'mitigation banking' project
The Columbian / Posted 29 days ago
MEDFORD, Ore. — State fish managers hope a new, big-picture approach to fixing fish-passage barriers by bypassing otherwise required work on some bridges and culverts in favor of larger barriers will generate greater benefits for wild salmon and open... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Drought has varied impact on High Desert streams | News - Home ODFW takes water temperature to track fish health With widespr
Drought has varied impact on High Desert streams
KTVZ Bend / Posted 29 days ago
| News - Home ODFW takes water temperature to track fish health With widespread drought affecting Oregon's rivers, streams and fish, NewsChannel 21... Read more
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Daily News
Boiling point: Hot water killing 50% of Columbia River’s salmon populationUS: The Columbia River in Oregon and Washington is usually teaming with hundred
Boiling point: Hot water killing 50% of Columbia River’s salmon population
Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
US: The Columbia River in Oregon and Washington is usually teaming with hundreds of thousands of sockeye salmon this time of year, but warming waters have wiped out nearly 50 per cent of this year’s population – and it could get worse. Although more... Read more
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Newport News-Times
News Times ODFW hosts crabbing workshopsDungeness crab is one of Oregon�s most prized culinary creatures. Learn how to
News Times ODFW hosts crabbing workshops
Newport News-Times / Posted 1 months ago
Dungeness crab is one of Oregon�s most prized culinary creatures. Learn how to catch your own at one of two crabbing workshops sponsored by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife on Aug. 8 and 9. These one-day, family-friendly workshops will... Read more
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Washington Post
As salmon vanish in the dry Pacific Northwest, so does Native heritageYoung salmon called "smolts" are loaded into a floating net suspended on a barg
As salmon vanish in the dry Pacific Northwest, so does Native heritage
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
Young salmon called "smolts" are loaded into a floating net suspended on a barge at Mare Island, Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP) As a drought tightens its grip on the Pacific Northwest, burning away mountain snow and warming rivers, state officials and... Read more

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