“OR7,” new mate have pups in Oregon

Wolf OR7 and a mate have produced offspring in southwest Oregon’s Cascade Mountains, wildlife biologists confirmed this week. In early May, biologists suspected that OR7, originally from northeast Oregon, had a mate in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest when remote cameras captured several images of what appeared to be a black female wolf in the […]

Endangered species protection for Sierra frogs could impact recreational trout fishing

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Friday that three amphibians native to the Sierra Nevada will be given protections under the Endangered Species Act, and the “critical habitat” areas include some popular fishing spots in the Sierra. Examples of “critical habitats” for the yellow-legged frogs include Bucks Lake in Plumas County; Gold Lake in […]

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