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Washington Approves Killing Wolves After Livestock Attacks

Washington wildlife officials have authorized killing wolves from a pack outside of Spokane if they go after sheep from a herd that the Huckleberry Pack has attacked recently.

by Courtney Flatt

A rancher in northeastern Washington will be allowed to shoot wolves approaching his herd of sheep. State officials made the decision after they confirmed wolves killed dozens of his sheep.


Feds Consider Grizzly Bear Reintroduction In Washington Cascades

Aug. 21, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Triple Rescue And Rehab Ends Well For Lucky Ospreys

Aug. 15, 2014 | by Tom Banse

Washington Wildfires Displace Deer

Aug. 14, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Dangerous Olympic Goats May Face Eviction

Aug. 13, 2014 | by KUOW

Conservation Groups To Sue Over Wolverine Decision

Aug. 13, 2014 | by AP

Feds Decide Wolverine Does Not Merit Threatened Species Status

Aug. 12, 2014 | by Tom Banse

No Answers In Mystery Oregon Bee Deaths

Aug. 12, 2014 | by Tracy Loew

The Perilous Life Of A Professional Honeybee

Aug. 11, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Is Wildfire Severity Really Getting Worse?

Aug. 11, 2014 | by Tom Banse

Buzzworthy Breeding To Bring Back Bumble Bees

Aug. 11, 2014 | by Tom Banse

Fatal Attraction: Ospreys In A Bind With Baling Twine, Fishing Line

Aug. 7, 2014 | by Tom Banse

Wildfire No Problem For Oregon Wolf Pack

Aug. 7, 2014 | by AP

Mount Rainier’s Climate Change Butterfly Effect

Aug. 6, 2014 | by AP

New Rule: No Bee-Harming Pesticides, GMO Crops On U.S. Wildlife Refuges

Aug. 4, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Oregon Wildlife Officials Suspect Spread Of Elk Hoof Disease

July 31, 2014 | by Tony Schick

Dead Anchovies Swamp Coastal Oregon River

July 30, 2014 | by Katherine Lacaze

Tests On Bees From Mass Die-Off Nearly Done

July 29, 2014 | by Tracy Loew

Idaho Suspends Plan For Hired Wolf Hunter

July 29, 2014 | by AP

Sea Star Disease Strikes Washington Marine Centers

July 28, 2014 | by AP

Northwest Wildfires Boost Call For Funding Reform

July 25, 2014 | by Liam Moriarty

EarthFix Conversation: Puget Sound Whales For Sale

July 22, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Wolves Kill Calf In Northeastern Oregon

July 21, 2014 | by AP

How To Listen For A Spotted Bat

July 18, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Endangered Species Listing For Wolverine Looking Doubtful

July 17, 2014 | by Tom Banse

A Likely Exception To No-Pesticide Rule: Invasive Crazy Ants Attacking Baby Birds

July 16, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Judge Sets Deadline For Decision On Rare Butterfly

July 16, 2014 | by Mateusz Perkowski

Feds Phase Out Bee-Harming Pesticides In Northwest Wildlife Refuges

July 15, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Feds To Remove Fewer Wild Horses From Western Rangelands This Year

July 15, 2014 | by Tom Banse

What’s Killing Clams? Solve This Low Tide Mystery

July 14, 2014 | by Joshua McNichols

Developing A Taste For Geoduck In The Northwest


by Ashley Ahearn

The Northwest shellfish industry and local chefs are trying to create a demand for geoducks at home, two months after China banned all shellfish imports from most of the West Coast.


EarthFix Conversations: The Case For Carnivore Conservation

by Amelia Templeton

Oregon State University ecologist William Ripple and a dozen top carnivore biologists make the case in a newly published article that the world’s largest predators are declining -- just as researchers begin to understand their key ecological effects. Here's our interview.


Endangered Species Act Turns 40: A Look At 3 Interesting Debates

by Amelia Templeton

It’s the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act. A primer on three big ideas in conservation biology: triage, minimum viable populations and assisted migration.



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