Natural resources

Natural resources
Logging protest legislation advances
Must Reads
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Two bills designed to curb protests by environmental activists who interfere with logging in state forests appear headed to opposite fates this legislative session.

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Commission sets fall coho and chinook season
Must Reads
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved the upcoming coastal fall salmon seasons, including several fisheries for wild coho.

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Oregon Board of Forestry has new plan
Must Reads
Thursday, June 06, 2013

The Oregon Board of Forestry voted to take on a new management plan for Tillamook, Clatsop and Santiam state forests.

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Oregon lawmakers moonlight as amateur scientists
Opinion
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
BY SEN. ALAN OLSEN | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

04.24.13 Thumbnail DredgeMining2 Last week the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources voted on two bills to ban legally permitted small-scale mining operations on Oregon's waterways. I voted against both bills for one simple reason: not once was the committee presented with scientific evidence that the practice of small-scale suction dredge mining is damaging to the environment.

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More than $9B invested in Oregon renewable resources
The Latest
Monday, April 22, 2013
BY EMMA HALL | OB WEB EDITOR

04.26.12 SolarPanelThumbnailInvestment in renewable energy manufacturing and projects in Oregon totals over $9 billion, according to a new report by the Renewable Northwest Project released for Earth Day.

 

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