The Oregon Department of Human Services is extending water deliveries for Klamath County residents with dry domestic wells into next spring, county commissioners announced on Thursday.
The Bureau of Reclamation has awarded an additional $5 million in drought relief funds to the Klamath Project Drought Response Agency, meaning roughly $35 million is headed to the basin to help farmers through a devastating water year.
The Klamath Project Drought Response Agency is announcing a second Drought Relief Program that Klamath Project Irrigators are encouraged to apply for.
Though it may seem like the Bootleg Fire’s damage has already been done after crews contained the blaze last month, the 647 square mile scar spells trouble for the entire Klamath Basin once the wet season arrives. If actions aren’t taken quickly to protect streams and drainages in the burn a…
The U.S. Forest Service will begin gathering 600 wild horses from the Devil’s Garden Plateau wild horse territory on Sept. 15.
The Bureau of Reclamation began releasing water from the Klamath River to Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge on Friday afternoon. Advocates hope it will improve wetland habitat on the refuge for migrating birds this fall.
As Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge’s last remaining wetland reduces to a mud puddle, California Waterfowl Association’s efforts to secure a meager supply of water for the refuge have cleared a regulatory hurdle.
On Thursday, U.S. senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden toured sections of the Bootleg Fire burn zone with a retinue of local fire officials, Forest Service personnel, and members of the Klamath Tribes who briefed them on the widespread damage, and on the effectiveness of local forest treatmen…
Relief may be soon be arriving to salmon imperiled by exceptionally low flows in the Scott and Shasta rivers this summer.
Last year, avian botulism infected roughly 60,000 birds that migrated through Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
Water is headed to a critically dry wetland unit on Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge to combat avian botulism, thanks to an arrangement forged between various agencies and stakeholders in the Klamath Basin.
Fishing enthusiasts traded their rods and flies for trash grabbers at the annual Williamson River cleanup on Saturday, plucking everything from tires to legal tender out of the chilly waters. About 30 people attended this year’s event, hosted by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and…
In July, the number of dry wells registered in Klamath County was at 84. A month later, that number has climbed to 185 as wells from the California state line all the way to Crescent and La Pine are getting low and going dry.
The city of Redmond is seeking to acquire more than 900 acres from the federal government to relocate and expand its wastewater treatment plant.
Last month, biologists and irrigators drained Tule Lake’s largest unit of open water to mitigate avian botulism outbreaks on Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
This summer, for the first time in its 55-year history, Iron Gate Fish Hatchery will not release young salmon into the Klamath River.