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OregonLive.com
Dove (not mourning) hunting goes year round in Oregon and Washingtonacross Texas and the southeast. "They're pretty well-established," said Brando
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
across Texas and the southeast. "They're pretty well-established," said Brandon Reishus, migratory bird biologist for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. "Kind of like feral poultry." Oregon biologists began noticing collared doves in... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Fishing the North Coast: California halibut bite keeps rollingChetco Bubble Season ended up being a big success according to Andy Martin of W
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Chetco Bubble Season ended up being a big success according to Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. “According to Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 530 fish were kept during the four-day season,” Martin said. “That’s is above the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Trout fishing event Saturday in Gresham is free; bring kidsA free-fishing event is scheduled for families and others Saturday at Mount Hoo
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
A free-fishing event is scheduled for families and others Saturday at Mount Hood Community College's pond in Gresham. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is stocking 2,000 rainbow trout for the event.Oregonian file photo/Frederick D. Joe The... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
ODFW: Surging sea lion population a major threat to Willamette steelheadRiver's native run of winter steelhead is in dire straits and near the brink of
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 5 days ago
River's native run of winter steelhead is in dire straits and near the brink of extinction, according to a report by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. This summer, the agency released a report that included four years of data showing a... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Daughter of Oregon wolf OR-7 fit with GPS collarnewly named OR-54 in Klamath County's Wood River Valley, the eastern portion of
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
newly named OR-54 in Klamath County's Wood River Valley, the eastern portion of the pack's normal range, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The roughly 80-pound female is about 1½ years old and is likely from OR-7's 2016... Read more
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The Columbian
Officials track wolf OR-7’s daughternewly named OR-54 in Klamath County’s Wood River Valley, the eastern portion of
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
newly named OR-54 in Klamath County’s Wood River Valley, the eastern portion of the pack’s normal range, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The roughly 80-pound female is about 1 1/2 years old and is likely from OR-7’s 2016... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Gov. Brown's silence on wolvesmany environmental organizations and constituents have written, emailed and cal
OregonLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
many environmental organizations and constituents have written, emailed and called to encourage you to call for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to be transparent about the procedure that determines that it's time to kill the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon salmon return in a kaleidescope of scenariosmeanwhile, has been pretty good for those who know how to use salmon eggs and s
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
meanwhile, has been pretty good for those who know how to use salmon eggs and spinners. On the Sandy River, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hatchery workers anticipate between 4,000 and 5,000 fish returning, well above last... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Dead zone off Central Oregon Coast is one of the worst in a decadein a decade off the Oregon Coast. It was one in a series of strange events tha
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
in a decade off the Oregon Coast. It was one in a series of strange events that happened this summer off Oregon's coast. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists tracking crab populations captured it on video. Something unexpected was... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
US woman wakes to find bear in living roombear trapped and killed around Sumpter - population 204 - since September 23.
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
bear trapped and killed around Sumpter - population 204 - since September 23. Brian Ratliff, a wildlife biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, says bears may be coming into more contact with humans because a dry summer limited... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Dead zone off Oregon Coast is one of the worst in a decadein a decade off the Oregon Coast. It was one in a series of strange events tha
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
in a decade off the Oregon Coast. It was one in a series of strange events that happened this summer off Oregon's coast. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists tracking crab populations captured it on video. Something unexpected was... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Oregon woman wakes to find bear in living roombear trapped and killed around Sumpter — population 204 — since Sept. 23. Bria
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
bear trapped and killed around Sumpter — population 204 — since Sept. 23. Brian Ratliff, a wildlife biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, says bears may be coming into more contact with humans because a dry summer limited... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Oregon woman wakes up to find a bear in her living roombear trapped and killed around Sumpter -- population 204 -- since Sept. 23. Br
KIVI Boise / Posted 11 days ago
bear trapped and killed around Sumpter -- population 204 -- since Sept. 23. Brian Ratliff, a wildlife biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, says bears may be coming into more contact with humans because a dry summer limited... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Eastern Oregon woman wakes up to find bear in living roombear trapped and killed around Sumpter -- population 204 -- since Sept. 23. Br
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
bear trapped and killed around Sumpter -- population 204 -- since Sept. 23. Brian Ratliff, a wildlife biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, says bears may be coming into more contact with humans because a dry summer limited... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Eastern Oregon woman wakes to find bear in living roombear trapped and killed around Sumpter -- population 204 -- since Sept. 23. Br
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 11 days ago
bear trapped and killed around Sumpter -- population 204 -- since Sept. 23. Brian Ratliff, a wildlife biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, says bears may be coming into more contact with humans because a dry summer limited... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Woman wakes to find 160-pound bear in living roombear trapped and killed around Sumpter — population 204 — since Sept. 23. Bria
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
bear trapped and killed around Sumpter — population 204 — since Sept. 23. Brian Ratliff, a wildlife biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, said bears may be coming into more contact with humans because a dry summer limited... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon woman wakes to find bear in living roombear trapped and killed around Sumpter -- population 204 -- since Sept. 23. Br
OregonLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
bear trapped and killed around Sumpter -- population 204 -- since Sept. 23. Brian Ratliff, a wildlife biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, says bears may be coming into more contact with humans because a dry summer limited... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Oregon woman wakes to find bear in living roombear trapped and killed around Sumpter -- population 204 -- since Sept. 23. Br
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 11 days ago
bear trapped and killed around Sumpter -- population 204 -- since Sept. 23. Brian Ratliff, a wildlife biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, says bears may be coming into more contact with humans because a dry summer limited... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Recreational fishing closures devastate Oregon businessesof these Charleston businesses are upset with the closure because of the lack o
OregonLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
of these Charleston businesses are upset with the closure because of the lack of communication they've had with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. "We didn't get any warning essentially that this closure was going to happen.all of... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Western Oregon deer hunters will benefit from rainy weathershelter from the weather and predators in deep timber, then emerge to feed in c
OregonLive.com / Posted 22 days ago
shelter from the weather and predators in deep timber, then emerge to feed in clearcuts up to a few years old.Brian Wolfer/Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Gusting wind whistled through the trees, freeing thousands of raindrops trapped on... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Sea critters hitchhiked across the Pacific on tsunami debristsunami, washing ashore alive in the United States. (John W. Chapman via AP) T
Savannah Morning News / Posted 22 days ago
tsunami, washing ashore alive in the United States. (John W. Chapman via AP) This April 9, 2015 photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a yellowtail jack fish that was captured from Japanese tsunami wreckage in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sea critters hitchhiked across the Pacific on tsunami debristsunami, washing ashore alive in the United States. (John W. Chapman via AP) T
Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
tsunami, washing ashore alive in the United States. (John W. Chapman via AP) This April 9, 2015 photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a yellowtail jack fish that was captured from Japanese tsunami wreckage in... Read more
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The Columbian
Drones, despite complications, essential to OSU researchersof anywhere from $30,000 to $50,000 annually, and gets funds from the U.S. Fore
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
of anywhere from $30,000 to $50,000 annually, and gets funds from the U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Oregon Department of Forestry. Wing is also the principal researcher for OSU’s... Read more
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CBS News
Sea critters make big trip across Pacific on tsunami debris-- arrived intact with five of the same 6-inch fish swimming around inside. Th
CBS News / Posted 23 days ago
-- arrived intact with five of the same 6-inch fish swimming around inside. This April 9, 2015 photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a yellowtail jack fish that was captured from Japanese tsunami wreckage in... Read more
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The Columbian
Oregon quiz tests between wolves and coyotesan online quiz to help people — especially hunters — tell the difference betwee
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
an online quiz to help people — especially hunters — tell the difference between wolves and coyotes. The quiz found at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife website shows photos of the animals at various ages. In addition to quizzing users on... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Looking Back on September 24, 2017and they chose to have their uncaught allocation go to the escapement,” said Sa
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
and they chose to have their uncaught allocation go to the escapement,” said Salmon Program Manager Steve King of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The Dalles City Council narrowly accepted the lone bid for a new city hall roof... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Prineville preteen fills coveted bighorn sheep taga bighorn sheep tag — or permission to harvest such an animal in a designated a
The Register Citizen / Posted 29 days ago
a bighorn sheep tag — or permission to harvest such an animal in a designated area — as she did in June. Each year, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife organizes a lottery-like drawing for a variety of hunting opportunities throughout... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Prineville preteen fills coveted bighorn sheep taga bighorn sheep tag — or permission to harvest such an animal in a designated a
The Middletown Press / Posted 29 days ago
a bighorn sheep tag — or permission to harvest such an animal in a designated area — as she did in June. Each year, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife organizes a lottery-like drawing for a variety of hunting opportunities throughout... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Prineville preteen fills coveted bighorn sheep taga bighorn sheep tag — or permission to harvest such an animal in a designated a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
a bighorn sheep tag — or permission to harvest such an animal in a designated area — as she did in June. Each year, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife organizes a lottery-like drawing for a variety of hunting opportunities throughout... Read more
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The Columbian
Biologist: Lethally removing Pilot Rock turkeys is way to gothe birds or kill them. The surest method, state wildlife biologist Greg Rimba
The Columbian / Posted 29 days ago
the birds or kill them. The surest method, state wildlife biologist Greg Rimbach said, is killing them. Rimbach, of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, addressed the city council during its meeting Tuesday night. He said Pilot Rock... Read more
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BC Local News
Warm ‘blob’ has lingering effects for salmonsecond year of consecutive low steelhead runs, said Tucker Jones, ocean salmon
BC Local News / Posted a month ago
second year of consecutive low steelhead runs, said Tucker Jones, ocean salmon and Columbia river program manager with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. "There's a lot of circumstantial evidence to point to an unhappy river experience... Read more

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