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Governor’s Staff Involved In Oregon’s Anti-Wolf Bill

The ECOreport reposts story detailing how Governor’s staff involved in Oregon’s anti-wolf bill

Press Release from Oregon Wild

PORTLAND, OR – A public records request for emails and text messages between the staff of Governor Kate Brown and backers of controversial wolf legislation during the 2016 session appear to contradict claims of her office’s neutrality on the bill. The messages show that her staff were heavily involved in the development of the legislation, and worked closely with lobbyists for the livestock industry to push the measure through the Oregon Senate.

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New Campaign to Protect Public Lands

The ECOreport reposts a New Campaign to Protect Public Lands

Originally Published on Oregon Wild

America’s cherished public lands are under attack, and a new nationwide campaign is making a stand to keep them in public hands.

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New Website Documents Oregon’s Failure To Curb Logging Abuses

The ECOreport reposts the story of Oregon Forest Voices – a New Website Documents Oregon’s Failure To Curb Logging Abuses

Originally Published on Oregon Wild

The environmental groups Beyond Toxics and Oregon Wild launched a website highlighting the consequences of practices allowed under Oregon’s industrial logging laws on Oregon’s rural residents. The site features stories of families collected from more than ten different Oregon counties detailing family members, drinking water, property, and businesses impacted by aerial herbicide sprays and other harmful logging practices.

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Oregon Announces Wolf Recovery Numbers

The ECOreport reposts a story the successful recovery of endangered species continues towards an uncertain future Oregon Announces Wolf Recovery Numbers

Press Release from Oregon Wild

SALEM, ORE – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) updated the state’s known wolf population for 2014. The Agency confirmed at least 77 wolves in 9 packs in the state. That includes 26 pups less than a year old. Even as the population grew, livestock losses to wolves decreased as the state continued to focus on conservation and non-lethal conflict prevention. Agency staff will present a full report to the ODFW Commission on March 6, 2014. The report can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/2014oregonwolves.

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Get Outside with Oregon Wild Summer

Get Outside with Oregon Wild Summer a 50 Hikes Challenge as local conservation non-profit helps you explore special places across Oregon

From Oregon Wild

Portland, Ore—To celebrate 50 years of protected Wilderness in Oregon on the anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act the conservation group Oregon Wild is inviting Oregonians to hit the trail this summer as part of Oregon Wild Summer presented by KEEN Footwear. Outings start June 7 with opportunities to explore Oregon’s wild places extending into September with 40 outdoor adventures. Hikers won’t just enjoy the scenery, they’ll learn first hand about the effort to protect Oregon’s vanishing wilderness.
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