• Environment, natural resources and conservation news from the Rogue Valley
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Milkweed gardens planted across the Rogue Valley are beginning to pay off.

Posted Sep 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM

A newly discovered gnat-borne disease has killed more than 100 deer in the Roseburg area, and local biologists hope it doesn't jump the Rogue-Umpqua Divide into the Rogue Valley, which already is struggling with a similar blacktail disease.

Posted Sep 6, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Suction dredgers could be back on the Rogue River next summer if a new list of Oregon's polluted waters that includes the Rogue fails to get federal approval by the start of the next dredging season.The state Department of Environmental...

Posted Sep 5, 2014 at 11:01 PM

CENTRAL POINT — Joe Salyer's eye scanned the walls of the sheep mounts before taking in the mounted warthog, then a 127-inch stuffed marlin and a 16-foot crocodile stretched across the floor of The Expo's Padgham Pavilion.But Salyer...

Updated Sep 5, 2014 at 5:22 PM

The mate and offspring of resident wolf OR-7 are true wolves.Genetic tests on scat collected this summer revealed that OR-7's mate is a wolf related to other wolves in northeast Oregon, says Michelle Dennehy, the Oregon Department of Fish...

Posted Sep 4, 2014 at 11:01 PM

ODFW Director Roy Elicker resigns effective next month to take a federal fisheries job.

Updated Sep 2, 2014 at 1:16 PM

Former Medford hunter, philanthropist Art Dubs' hunting collection will be auctioned Saturday by his foundation.

Posted Aug 30, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Klamath Bird Observatory members erect and install new nesting platforms for a pair of uncommon and elusive great gray owls.

Updated Aug 28, 2014 at 5:42 PM

A federal judge Wednesday denied a request by irrigation suppliers in California's Central Valley to stop emergency water releases intended to help salmon hundreds of miles away in the Klamath Basin survive the drought.

Updated Aug 25, 2014 at 6:10 PM

Two dozen Rogue Valley residents say they remain committed to getting the message out on climate change and plan to join in a nationwide march.

Updated Sep 5, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Biologists plan to recapture and recollar wolf OR-7, and possibly some of his pups, next month as Oregon's most famous predators work their way toward pack status.

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