First Nuisance Sea Lions Of 2014 Killed At Bonneville Dam

A sea lion photographed in 2012. This week the first nuisance sea lions were killed by government agents on the Columbia River after eating salmon that are protected under the Endangered Species Act.

by Tom Banse

State wildlife officers trapped and killed six salmon-chomping sea lions at Bonneville Dam earlier this week. It’s part of a renewed campaign against nuisance predators who follow the spring salmon run.

California Delays Decision On Protecting Gray Wolf

April 16, 2014 | by AP

Endangered Salmon Migrate Via Trucks Around Cracked Dam

April 16, 2014 | by Anna King

A New Western Outlaw: The Bee Rustler

April 15, 2014 | by Ryan Haas

Sportman Group To Picket Native Fish Advocates’ Banquet

April 11, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

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Saving The Greater Sage Grouse

April 11, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Banner Summer On Tap For Ocean Salmon Fishing

April 10, 2014 | by Tom Banse

Oregon Governor Assembles Task Force To Tackle GMOs

April 10, 2014 | by Tracy Loew

Washington Gophers Going On Endangered Species List

April 9, 2014 | by AP

BLM Budget Focuses On Wild Horses, Sage Grouse

April 7, 2014 | by AP

Northwest Researchers Document New Breath-Hold Record For Whales

April 3, 2014 | by Austin Jenkins

Wash. Puts Release Of Hatchery Steelhead On Hold

April 2, 2014 | by Katie Campbell

Ag Industry Rallies to Defeat Oregon Anti-GMO Measure

April 2, 2014 | by Liam Moriarty

U.S.-China Talks On Shellfish Ban Lead To New Testing For Contaminants

March 31, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Fish-Eating Birds To Be Killed At 5 Dams

March 27, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Elk Hoof Disease Possibly Linked To Troublesome Bacteria

March 27, 2014 | by The Columbian

After Mosquito Swarms, Southern Oregon Town Plans Prevention

March 27, 2014 | by The World

How More People Buying Guns Equals More Money For Wildlife

March 26, 2014 | by Jessica Robinson

GOP Demands Faster Document Release On Wind Farm Bird Deaths

March 26, 2014 | by AP

Study: Sage Grouse Habitat Slow To Rebound After Fire

March 25, 2014 | by Jessica Robinson

New Microbattery Could Help Track Salmon Through Northwest Rivers

March 24, 2014 | by George Plaven

Enviro Groups Ready To Push Back Against Idaho Wolf Actions

March 24, 2014 | by AP

EarthFix Conversation: 25 Years Later, Scientists Remember The Exxon Valdez

March 24, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Lawmakers Want Gray-Wolf Protections To Stay

March 20, 2014 | by AP

Wildlife Agency May Stop Tracking Wandering Wolf OR-7

March 19, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Cougar Killings Spark Debate In Eugene

March 19, 2014 | by The Register-Guard

Lawsuits Charge ‘Ag-Gag’ Laws Violate Free Speech

March 19, 2014 | by Jessica Robinson

2nd Cougar Killed Near Eugene Park

March 18, 2014 | by Jeff Wright

Judge Reduces Hatchery Releases On Sandy River

March 17, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

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