Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


Artists are invited to compete in the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s 2019 Habitat Conservation Stamp, Waterfowl Stamp and Upland Game Bird Stamp art competitions. Collector’s stamps, art prints and other promotional materials are produced from first place artwork. Winning artists in each contest receives $2,000. Entries can be delivered or shipped to ODFW headquarters between August 31 and 5 p.m. on September 28, 2018 at 4034 Fairview...
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Two deer, illegally shot with arrows in the Shady Cove area, were successfully tranquilized yesterday and the arrows removed. ODFW wildlife biologists and Oregon State Police fish and wildlife officers worked together to track and tranquilize the deer, remove the arrows and treat the wounds. The deer, an adult doe and a yearling doe, were successfully released in good health with...
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Rough seas delay rockfish, halibut openers
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, MAY 3, 2018

Humboldt County Coast

Mother Nature can be so cruel sometimes. After months and months of anticipation leading up to Tuesday’s rockfish and halibut openers, boats from Crescent City to Shelter Cove were forced to stay in port due to howling north winds. Blustery winds this time of the year are common, and they actually do way more good than harm. But the timing...
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An action packed weekend is coming up in LaGrande at the 13th annual Ladd Marsh Bird Festival, May 18-20, 2018. There is something for everyone, whether you’re an expert birder, new to bird watching, or are looking for family outdoor activities http://friendsofladdmarsh.org/bird-festival-2/bird-festival/ The festival opens Friday night with the Odd Strings, local musicians playing original songs about birds and birding at 7 p.m. Following the short concert...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is currently seeking applicants for its Natural Resource Volunteer Program (NRVP) in the Humboldt area. Motivated individuals with an ability and willingness to convey conservation principles to the public are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be confident and capable of speaking with the public one-on-one and in group settings. They must also be...
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Hundreds of freshly stocked rainbow trout will lying in wait for anglers who attend the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s family fishing event at Sheridan Pond on Saturday, May 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. ODFW will release 600 “legals” and 125 “trophies” just prior to the event. In addition to the fish, ODFW will provide rods, reels and tackle...
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