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Howdy everyone! I hope those of you inland have been enjoying the heat and those of you on the coast have been weathering the incessant wind.

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On April 27, birder Dave Irons will lead a trip and hold two book signings for his new book, "American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of Oregon."

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Howdy everyone! I hope y’all aren’t flooded out and drifting down river. The rains just keep coming and coming and it seems like the wind and waves on the ocean are part of the package deal. In my eight short years here as owner of Basin Tackle I have noticed how we get what I call the April…

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A group of gray wolves confirmed in northern Douglas County this past month is part of a population that has grown 10 percent in the past year, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said earlier this week.

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PORTLAND — A plan to kill California sea lions to save an endangered run of fish on a river that cuts through Portland, Oregon, appears to be working just months after wildlife officials began euthanizing the giant marine mammals, biologists said Thursday.

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Howdy everyone! We’ve had some amazing sunny days in the mid to high 60s here in Charleston recently and while we’re not out of the woods yet in terms of possible winter weather, it’s just getting better and better outside.

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Oregon State University Extension Service of Douglas County will offer a day of classes centered on forestry and natural resource topics from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Mar. 29, at Phoenix Charter School, 3131 NE Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg.

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Do you own or manage a small woodlot in Southern Oregon? Are you thinking about acquiring property? Are you a land manager, logger, arborist or simply a natural resource enthusiast? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions then this conference is for you! Tree School Umpqua features 3…

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Howdy everyone! We’ve had more amazing weather lately with sunshine and low to mid-60s, not to be confused with the Midwest and their negative mid-60s. This is with the windchill factored in mind you, but regardless I still think we win in terms of best weather in America this winter.

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Howdy everyone! I hope you have been enjoying the chilly, frosty mornings, the honking of geese flying to warmer climes and the clear blue sunny skies that we have been having.

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The New Year is here and with that comes change, especially for those of us involved in the area of outdoor recreation. 2019 brings significant changes that will take some getting used. Along with our partners with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, we’re here to help you navigate t…

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Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hatchery staff are reporting an unusual level of loss among spring Chinook eggs and newly hatched fish at Cole Rivers Hatchery. Agency fish health specialists believe an algae overload and aging infrastructure is the likely cause of the loss.

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Howdy everyone! The ocean has been great lately if you are a fish because no one has been able to get out and catch you. In fact, this coming Sunday, we are expected to have seven to nine-foot wind waves with 22 foot swells thrown into the mix. Yep, great days to be a fish.

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Howdy everyone! Shore Acres Park is in full swing here locally and if you haven’t had the chance to see the hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights that adorn the lush greenery and botanical gardens you are doing yourself a huge disservice. Grab the kids, your spouse, neighbors, strangers …