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  • Oregon State Supervisor on OPB's Think Out Loud

    Listen to Paul Henson's interview on Think Out Loud about the recent  decision that ESA listing protection is not required for the greater sage-grouse.  To listen, click here - the interview is 5 minutes and 45 seconds into the program.

  • In Search of Lamprey

    Service biologists recently assisted The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde in collecting lamprey below Willamette Falls, to be released further upstream in their historic habitat of the Willamette Basin. This is part of a pilot project to reintroducce lamprey above impassable dams.   

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  • USFWS Finds that Two Species Do Not Warrant ESA Listing in Oregon

    The USFWS determined that protection under the Endangered Species Act is not needed for the Sierra Nevada red fox in Oregon, nor the Columbia spotted frog in its entire range (NV, ID and OR). In Oregon, the red fox occurs in the Cascade Mountains and the Columbia spotted frog is found in wetlands of Lake, Harney, and Malheur Counties.

  • Oregon Adopts Sage Grouse Action Plan

    Gov. Kate Brown issued an Executive Order adopting Oregon's Sage Grouse Action Plan and directing state agencies to implement it. These actions by the State of Oregon contribute to the conservation of the sagebrush ecosystem and the USFWS decision that this iconic bird does not require ESA protection.  Read the plan.


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Bull Trout Recovery Plan Finalized

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized its Bull Trout Recovery Plan, which outlines the conservation actions needed to recover bull trout. Read the news release.

View the Recovery Plan documents. Frequently Asked Questions

Species Listing Activity

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