Search / 263 results found Showing: 1-10 of 263
A federal bill that would add nearly 4,700 miles of National Wild and Scenic Rivers statewide in Oregon is being criticized for including a number of small creeks, streams and gulches that, in some cases, were found to be completely dry upon inspection.
Andy Geissler, federal timber program director for the American Forest Resource Council, straddles a dry creek in Southern Oregon that has bee…
Southern Oregon's Bear Gulch was nominated as a Wild and Scenic River under the River Democracy Act, introduced by Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Me…
Oregon is special for many reasons. But two attributes are near and dear to my heart: our state’s unmatched natural treasures and our firm commitment to democracy that I call the “Oregon Way.”
Oregon lawmakers at the state and national level do far more work regarding unintended consequences when they craft new legislation.
Oregon's wild rivers are legendary for the salmon that swim through them. Yet, summer’s soaring temperatures prompt those of us who love to fish to be concerned about what is happening to the fish. As the summer heat intensifies, the shallow, slow-moving waters behind the four lower Snake River dams push temperatures well above 68 degrees, which is dangerously — fatally — hot for salmon.
Three federal agencies affirmed Friday that breaching four Lower Snake River dams in Eastern Washington would have high social and economic costs and require Congress to authorize it.
A federal report released today rejects breaching four Lower Snake River dams in southeast Washington, finding it would raise transportation and production costs for farmers, while also increasing greenhouse gases, raising electric rates and making the Northwest more vulnerable to power blackouts.