Tests conducted by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife veterinarians confirmed that Epizootic hemorrhagic disease is responsible for the die-off of an estimated 2,000 white-tailed deer in eastern Oregon.
As it does every year at its January meeting, the Northwest Power and Conservation Council elected a new chair and vice-chair to serve in 2020. It elected Richard Devlin of Oregon as Chair, replacing outgoing chair Jennifer Anders of Montana at its Portland meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 14. Devlin had served as the Council’s Vice Chair since Jan. 16, 2019.
Earth’s warming trend continued in 2019, making it the second-hottest year in NOAA’s 140-year climate record just behind 2016.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife last Friday (Jan. 10) was working to locate and retrieve an empty net pen structure that came unmoored along the Columbia River one day earlier, but severe weather hampered search efforts.
NOAA Fisheries has issued a final biological opinion on construction and operation of the Jordan Cove terminal in Coos Bay, Oregon, and the associated 229-mile long Pacific Connector Liquid Natural Gas pipeline that determines the proposed action does not jeopardize protected species or adversely modify their critical habitat.
Nearly half of the fish caught worldwide are from stocks that are scientifically monitored and, on average, are increasing in abundance. Effective management appears to be the main reason these stocks are at sustainable levels or successfully rebuilding.
Conservation groups sent a notice this week of their intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to prot
A study commissioned by the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association says the removal of four lower Snake River dams would cost the U.S. over $2.3 billion over the next 30 years.
The harvesting of bull trout on Montana’s Lake Koocanusa is closed in an effort to improve the diminished population of the species listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The move comes after 2019 spawning redds declined substantially, prompting concerns about the impacts of angler harvest.