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The Trump administration will likely decrease the threatened Northern spotted owl’s critical habitat before the end of his first term, though the reduction may fall short of the timber industr…

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The Alliance for the Wild Rockies claims the U.S. Forest Service failed to study how logging roads would affect grizzlies. U.S. District Court Judge Salvador Mendoza Jr. asked why it mattered,…

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ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Nonindustrial private forest landowners in 13 Oregon counties hit hard by wildfires have until the end of the year to submit applications to the Emergency Forest Restoratio…

The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board is offering grants for private, non-industrial forestland owners to help with post-wildfire recovery following the Labor Day conflagrations that burned m…

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CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University and state Department of State Lands officials participated Thursday in a two-hour remote session on OSU’s draft plan for the Elliott State Forest.

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 The Linn County commissioners want to know why a small blaze in the Opal Creek Wilderness Area was allowed to evolve into the devastating 197,000-acre Beachie Creek Fire that destroyed much o…

A planned prohibition against log exports from Russia isn’t expected to have immediate impacts on U.S. log producers but may create future market opportunities.

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A Washington court on Tuesday barred the state Department of Fish and Wildlife from issuing timberland owners permits to kill black bears that damage trees.

WALLOWA COUNTY — More than 11,000 acres in the Wallowa Fire Zone and over 20,000 total acres within the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest are under consideration for a prescribed burn in the com…

Even as fires continue to burn in parts of Oregon, officials on the Sisters Ranger District of the Deschutes National Forest are preparing to ignite their own fires — part of the annual prescr…

The Idaho Department of Lands has named a new state shared-stewardship coordinator to help private and government foresters do a better job of coordinating the management of Idaho forests.

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Oregon forest regulators have unanimously rejected the timber industry’s arguments against moving forward with a “habitat conservation plan” for several protected species on state forestlands.

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The Emergency Wildfire and Public Safety Act, S.4431, would increase active management of federal forests to mitigate wildfires and provide assistance to retrofit businesses and residences to …

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A change in weather has slowed the pace of destructive wildfires still burning across Oregon, though forecasters say it will likely be weeks before the danger fully subsides.

From the tragedy has emerged a special sort of person — a Hero. This is a person or organization that went the extra mile to help a neighbor, friend — or total stranger. We want to honor these…

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Washington's two largest wildfires are burning near each other in Okanogan and Douglas counties. Combined, the Cold Springs and Pearl Hill fires surpass in size the 2014 Carlton Fire, a record…

It’s barely more than a skeleton at this point, but the new building on the Oregon State University-Cascades campus already has one noticeable difference from many construction projects: cross…

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Aside from experience, grass seed farmers are often equipped with six-wheel-drive military-style fire trucks, as well as three-quarter-ton pickups outfitted with water tanks — numerous such ve…

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Washington’s air fleet and efforts to catch wildfires while they’re still small have helped keep the number of blazes down but the state is still headed for a record in acreage burned, the sta…

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Firefighters in Oregon are getting much-needed help from private landowners and forest workers battling large blazes that have devastated communities and filled the skies with thick smoke.