habitat protection

Boardman to Hemingway transmission lines

Stop B2H Coalition remains charged up to defeat massive power line project (East Oregonian, 7/6/19)

Environmental impact statement and proposed land use plan amendments for the Boardman to Hemingway transmission line project [PDF] (2016) United States Bureau of Land Management, Vale District

Boardman to Hemingway newswire (serial) Oregon Department of Energy

Federal and Oregon state sage-grouse guidance [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Suction dredge miners

Suction dredge miners recast themselves as aquatic health technicians, seek Oregon funds (Statesman Journal, 2/11/2019)

Governor’s Office report to the Interim Committees of the 2014 Legislative Assembly related to environment and natural resources: proposed approach in response to SB 838 directive for a revised regulatory framework for certain types of motorized mining activity (2014) Oregon Office of the Governor

Senate Bill 838 prohibition areas (2014) Oregon Department of State Lands

Placer mining authorization limit areas per SB 838 (2013) Oregon Department of State Lands

Marbled murrelet and the Endangered Species Act

State reverses itself, declines to list marbled murrelet as endangered (Oregonian, 6/8/18)

Oregon Reverses Course On Increasing Protections For An Imperiled Seabird (OPB, 6/8/18)

ODFW Commission reverses decision to ‘uplist’ marbled murrelet (Portland Tribune, 6/8/18)

Endangered species [PDF] (2016) Oregon Legislative Policy Research Office

The marbled murrelet and the Oregon Endangered Species Act [PDF] (2017) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Marbled Murrelet Now Listed as Endangered

Marbled murrelet officially listed as endangered species in Oregon (Oregonian, 2/9/2018)

Marbled murrelets protected as endangered (Daily Astorian, 2/12/2018)

An Oregon Seabird Called the Marbled Murrelet Is Now Listed as Endangered (Willamette Week, 2/12/2018)

Oregon increases protections for marbled murrelet and the timber industry is not pleased (Seattle Times, 2/10/2018)

The Marbled murrelet and the Oregon Endangered Species Act (2017) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Marbled murrelet protection

Oregon Considering Added Protections For Reclusive Coastal Seabird (OPB, 10/2/17)

Status review of the Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) in Oregon and evaluation of criteria to reclassify the species from threatened to endangered under the Oregon Endangered Species Act [PDF] (2017) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife