Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

A hunter aims and prepares to shoot a wild duck. (credit: VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Audit Confirms Budget Shortfall At Oregon Fish And Wildlife

A state audit confirms that hunting and fishing license fees are not keeping up with the rising revenue demands at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

CBS Seattle–04/09/2015

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Crash Kills 11,000 Salmon On Oregon Highway

A tanker truck moving young salmon from a failing hatchery crashed and spilled thousands of fish on the side of a highway in western Oregon.

12/31/2014

File photo of a wolf. (Photo by CARSTEN REHDER/AFP/GettyImages)

No-Kill Wolf Ban Spurs Nonlethal Options

As long as wolves have been making their comeback, biologists and ranchers have had a decidedly Old West option for dealing with those that develop a taste for beef: Shoot to kill. But for the past year, Oregon has been a “wolf-safe” zone, with ranchers turning to more modern, nonlethal ways to protect livestock.

03/02/2013