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Oregon Wildlife Officials Suspect Spread Of Elk Hoof Disease

Hoof deformities have been found in about half the elk herds in Southwest Washington

by Tony Schick

Wildlife veterinarians suspect a mysterious disease that’s been causing elk hoof deformities in Southwest Washington has now crossed into Oregon.


Dead Anchovies Swamp Coastal Oregon River

July 30, 2014 | by Katherine Lacaze

Tests On Bees From Mass Die-Off Nearly Done

July 29, 2014 | by Tracy Loew

Idaho Suspends Plan For Hired Wolf Hunter

July 29, 2014 | by AP

Sea Star Disease Strikes Washington Marine Centers

July 28, 2014 | by AP

Northwest Wildfires Boost Call For Funding Reform

July 25, 2014 | by Liam Moriarty

EarthFix Conversation: Puget Sound Whales For Sale

July 22, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Wolves Kill Calf In Northeastern Oregon

July 21, 2014 | by AP

How To Listen For A Spotted Bat

July 18, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Endangered Species Listing For Wolverine Looking Doubtful

July 17, 2014 | by Tom Banse

A Likely Exception To No-Pesticide Rule: Invasive Crazy Ants Attacking Baby Birds

July 16, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Judge Sets Deadline For Decision On Rare Butterfly

July 16, 2014 | by Mateusz Perkowski

Feds Phase Out Bee-Harming Pesticides In Northwest Wildlife Refuges

July 15, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Feds To Remove Fewer Wild Horses From Western Rangelands This Year

July 15, 2014 | by Tom Banse

What’s Killing Clams? Solve This Low Tide Mystery

July 14, 2014 | by Joshua McNichols

Activists Arrested At Protest Of Eugene Biomass Plant

July 8, 2014 | by Rachael McDonald, Jes Burns, Tiffany Eckert

Euthanized Cougar In Portland Reawakens Regional Debate

July 7, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Cougar Killed After Capture In Portland Backyard

July 7, 2014 | by AP

Washington Expects To Euthanize Crippled Elk

June 26, 2014 | by The Columbian

Study: ‘Bee-Friendly’ Plants Could Put Pollinators At Risk

June 26, 2014 | by The Register-Guard

Oregon Studies Bee Die-Off After Tree Spraying

June 20, 2014 | by Diane Dietz

Why Are There So Few Mosquitos In Seattle?

June 19, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Underwater Video: Starfish Die-offs Hit Hood Canal

June 17, 2014 | by Katie Campbell

Scientists Close In On What’s Killing Sea Stars

June 15, 2014 | by Katie Campbell, Ashley Ahearn

The Wolf At The Door: California Wrestles With A Predator’s Return

June 15, 2014 | by Liam Moriarty

Redwood Burl Poaching Spreads To Oregon

June 15, 2014 | by Chris Lehman

Field Notes: Crawling Through A Cormorant Colony

June 13, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Corps Plans To Kill Nearly 16,000 Cormorants Nesting In Columbia River

June 12, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Video: Black Bear Captured In Northeast Portland

June 11, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Idaho Fights Proposed Threatened Listing Of Plant

June 9, 2014 | by Sean Ellis

Developing A Taste For Geoduck In The Northwest


by Ashley Ahearn

The Northwest shellfish industry and local chefs are trying to create a demand for geoducks at home, two months after China banned all shellfish imports from most of the West Coast.


EarthFix Conversations: The Case For Carnivore Conservation

by Amelia Templeton

Oregon State University ecologist William Ripple and a dozen top carnivore biologists make the case in a newly published article that the world’s largest predators are declining -- just as researchers begin to understand their key ecological effects. Here's our interview.


Endangered Species Act Turns 40: A Look At 3 Interesting Debates

by Amelia Templeton

It’s the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act. A primer on three big ideas in conservation biology: triage, minimum viable populations and assisted migration.



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