Tagged with Oregon

Studies show raptor populations severely impacted by wind farms

See these in-depth AP stories that have great relevance regarding wind power in the Columbia Gorge: Study: Wind Farms Killed 67 Eagles In 5 Years (Note that the second story, below, documents potentially FAR more raptor deaths than the above headline states.) AP IMPACT: Wind farms gets pass on eagle deaths   ——————————————————————————————————————- Spay or … Continue reading

Help change Oregon’s brutal wildlife trapping rules

Your comments to change existing wildlife trapping rules in Oregon are needed before this Thursday. Currently, the state holds title to the worst trapping practices in the nation, including provisions which allow animals to be left in leg-hold traps for up to seven days. In April I wrote that the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission … Continue reading