Join us in celebrating as we mark the centennial of the Convention between the U.S. and Great Britain (for Canada) for the Protection of Migratory Birds that was signed on Aug. 16, 1916. Learn more.
After careful analysis of the current threats, the 5-Year Review recommends this small fish be removed from the list of threatened species. Underlying this recommendation is a Cooperative Management Plan - signed by BLM, ODFW and the USFWS - that outlines actions to ensure this unique dace persists into the future.
Ranchers in Harney County worked closely with the US Fish and Wildlife Service to develop a Conservation Agreement for greater sage-grouse. Their efforts paved the way for ranchers throughout Oregon to help protect this iconic bird while maintaining their western traditions. A short video highlights this collaboration.
MARCH 15, 2016! The deadline for submitting art work to the Jr. Duck Stamp Contest is fast approaching! Don't miss out. We'd love to see winners selected from Oregon. Get details here.
Northern Spotted Owls Continue to Decline
According to an article just published in The Condor: Ornithological Applications, top researchers studying the northern spotted owl found evidence that the invasive barred owl is playing a pivotal role in the continued decline of spotted owls. Habitat loss and climate variation were also found to be important in some parts of the species' range.Read the news release. Read the published study.
Oregon Spotted Frog
Meet the most aquatic frog native to the Pacific Northwest. This frog is almost always found near and was listed as threatened in 2014 due to threats from habitat loss, non-native plant invasions and exotic predators like bullfrogs.
Art Meets Science
Jr. Duck Stamp Contest
Students explore and investigate the natural world, learn about the principles of conservation, and then express what they learn through art. The contest is open to all students Grades K-12. The deadline for submitting art work is March 15, 2016.Get the details!
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