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  • 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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  • Oregon Zoo Education Center

    On Sept. 1, the Zoo will break ground on its new education center and we are excited to be a part of it.  This innovative center will bring together conservation and education leaders from across our region and offer zoo visitors creative opportunities to learn about wildlife and ways to take action on behalf of the natural world. Learn more from the Zoo.

  • Bull Trout Reintroduction

    This stunning 4-minute video tells the story of the diligent efforts of fish biologists to once again see bull trout flourish in waters of the Clackamas River, where they were eliminated over 50 years ago. Learn more about the reintroduction project.

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Family Photos: Check out the Latest From OR7

OR7's Rogue Pack has expanded. In late June, a trail camera captured photos of young pups, confirming that OR7 and his mate had a second litter. Three yearlings, which were born in 2014, also survived the winter and remain with the Rogue Pack.

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  • Draft Implementation Plans for Bull Trout Recovery

    In June, the Service released draft Recovery Unit Implementation Plans outlining conservation actions needed to recover bull trout.  These implementation plans are part of the final recovery plan and were developed in collaboration with federal, tribal, state, and private parties.  

    View the draft plansView the map of recovery units

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