Natural resources

Natural resources
End of the line for salmon fisherman?
April 2008
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

SalmonBoats.jpgStart with a basic fact: Oregon’s coastal commercial salmon industry is not dead, nor will it — probably — ever be.  But define “industry.”

 

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January '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
April 2008
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

 

 

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Oregon gold rush isn’t what it used to be
April 2008
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

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There may be gold in them thar Oregon hills, but nobody’s mining it.

 

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Housing hits wood jobs
March 2008
Saturday, March 01, 2008

Effects of a slumping housing market and cost of lumber have started showing in the state’s wood-product industry, with dozens of job cuts in central and southern Oregon announced in January.

 

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Crab numbers low
February 2008
Friday, February 01, 2008

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By early January fishermen off Oregon’s coast had pulled in 7.7 million pounds of crab — a low number compared with some years, but better than hoped for following December’s massive storms.

 

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