Oregon Wildblog

Wildlife Agency Abandons SW Oregon Bear Hunting Proposal

It was only a few weeks ago that the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) began testing the waters for an expansion of black bear hunting season in the Wild Rogue River recreation corridor. The public responded forcefully and the agency announced today it was abandoning it’s plan, saying in a release:

“The concept was introduced to the public for feedback in late June and the comments received did not show strong support for the proposal at this time.”

Webcast: Owls and Old Growth of Eastern Oregon

Eastern Oregon's remaining old growth trees provide habitat for all sorts of unique wildlife. With a special focus on owls, we learn about the animals that depend on the big trees of Eastern Oregon and how we can protect them.

Webcast: Sustainable Forestry for the Future

Ben Deumling, the owner and manager of Zena Forest Products, talks about how Oregonians relate to our forests, and how our actions and policies impact them.

Webcast: The Snake River - Hope and Opportunity at the Tipping Point

Northeast Oregon is home to America's deepest canyon and the longest recorded habitation by humans. Learn about the importance of the Snake River to indigenous people, wildlife, and generations of battles to protect and restore it from a diverse group of multigenerational advocates.