This week we launch our new segment: Sustainable You! We'll check in with Ecotrope blogger Cassandra Profita to answer your recycling questions. Also, find out how chinook salmon runs were this spring and get the latest installment in our series "Voices of Coal".
A proposal to create a new wilderness area in the Northwest took a step forward today when a pair of Washington lawmakers introduced their Wild Olympics legislation.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Photos from an automated trail camera on Mount Hood appear to show a rare mountain fox that's known to exist in California, but isn't well documented in Oregon.
You might remember predictions of really high spring chinook runs this year. But, it turns outs, after all the returning salmon were tallied up, the numbers were not as high as everyone had hoped.
The days are numbered for the massive Japanese dock that washed up on an Oregon beach earlier this month. The Oregon State Parks Department announced Tuesday that it's accepted a bid from a Vancouver, Washington salvage company to break apart the dock and remove it.
Boise outdoor writer and photographer Michael Lanza and his family spent a year with their children through 11 of those parks, where visitors' experiences are being altered by the effects of climate change. The result is a new book titled, Before They’re Gone: A Family’s Year-Long Quest to Explore America’s Most Endangered National Parks.
While judges on the Oregon Court of Appeals consider whether to authorize state biologists to kill two wolves for preying on livestock, the Imnaha pack has been going about its business, producing four pups this spring.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has released rules for three new marine reserves on the Oregon Coast. The reserves will protect species like rockfish, shrimp, and sardines that live near the shore.
Oregon State Parks managers have two new Geiger counters to scan possible tsunami debris that floats in from Japan. On the Washington coast, state health department scientists are now regularly checking marine debris and fish for possible radiation from last year's Japanese nuclear meltdown.
A new study released this week finds strong evidence there could be a major increase in wildfires over the next century in places across the globe, including the western United States.