The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has opened a public comment period concerning the proposed construction of a new hatchery to rear endangered C’waam and Koptu (suckers). Community members may submit comments through September 28.
Last Wednesday, Ed Combs illegally turned on a pump that diverted water from the Williamson River to the ditches of Modoc Point Irrigation District. By Sunday morning, the Oregon Water Resources Department stopped the flow.
With hundreds of people evacuating the Chiloquin area because of the Two Four Two Fire, local organizations are seeking donations to help those who have had to flee their homes. Here’s a guide of what to give and how to give it:
While the Two Four Two Fire rips through their former reservation and threatens historic sites, the Klamath Tribes are working with Klamath County officials to provide a safe harbor for evacuees.
The Jordan Cove LNG Energy Project has faced numerous regulatory hurdles since it was first proposed as a natural gas import terminal in the early 2000s. While it has received major permits from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), it can’t begin construction until it has all req…
ALTURAS — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service will begin gathering 500 wild horses from the Devil’s Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory on Sept. 8 to continue moving toward the appropriate management level prescribed by the 2013 Devil’s Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territor…
As a major botulism outbreak rages at Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge and a bird field hospital works around the clock to treat their winged patients, much-needed support has come from another Oregon wildlife refuge.
Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series on the Klamath Basin wildlife refuges’ botulism outbreak. Part 1, published August 23, details how botulism works and how the refuges are responding to the outbreak.
While the Caldwell Fire burned at the end of July, another warm weather woe began to manifest just north of Lava Beds National Monument.
Every morning, as the summer sun begins to warm the surface of Upper Klamath Lake, a group of fish biologists drop their boats into the water.
For people invested in the largest potential dam removal in U.S. history, PacifiCorp has been dragging its feet long enough.
When Congress resumes in September, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) will introduce two bills aimed at protecting property owners and states from land seizures by private corporations.
Editor’s note: The Klamath Basin’s water issues are ongoing and complex, but examining their history can help stakeholders come up with solutions that work for everyone. This series of stories, which we’re calling “Deep Dive,” will look back on how water and ecosystems in the Klamath Basin n…
Editor’s note: In July, the Bureau of Reclamation pledged $1.2 million to fund new scientific initiatives that will inform the agency’s management of the Klamath Project. This is the first in a series of articles explaining the past, present and future of that scientific research.
A win for state water rights came earlier this month after the Marion County Circuit Court ruled that the Bureau of Reclamation cannot release water from Upper Klamath Lake for flows down the Klamath River.