Oregon Conservation News

TAKE ACTION for Klamath Revival

From Our Friends at Native Fish Society On Friday, October 23rd, Save California Salmon, the Klamath Justice Coalition, and Ancestral Guard are calling for an Un-Dam the Klamath Day of Action. This Day of Action is critical right now as … Continue reading →


Our friends at Rising shared this with us. A tragedy is unfolding on the South Fork Salmon River Idaho. Midas Gold Corp is proposing a large scale mining project (Stibnite) at the headwaters of the East Fork South Fork Salmon … Continue reading →

Special Thanks Anglers – Wildfire Relief Auction Raises $7500

Huge thanks to Patagonia, Simms, Sage, Echo, Lamson, RIO, Fishpond, Nautilus and Winston for donating items to our Wildfire Relief Auction. Huge thanks as well to local fishing guides Clay Holloway, Ty Holloway, Matt Ramsey, Mike Reardon, Kyle Duke, Lou … Continue reading →

Patagonia Film- “Pubic Trust”

Please take the time as soon as you can to watch this outstanding film produced by Yvon Chouinard and Robert Redford. In a time of growing polarization, Americans still share something in common: 640 million acres of public land. Despite … Continue reading →

Oregon Habitat Conservation Plan – Action Alert

From Native Fish Society On Tuesday, October 6, the Oregon Board of Forestry will be presented with a choice: take the next step to pursue a Habitat Conservation Plan to protect fish and wildlife on state forest lands or continue … Continue reading →

What Happens to Fish After a Wildfire?

From Hakai Magazine by Starre Vartan When a wildfire rages, some animals fly, hop, or run to safety. But fish can’t. During a fire, the temperature of a stream or river will sometimes rise to a lethal degree. If a … Continue reading →

Oregon Establishes Wild Steelhead Sanctuaries Along the Columbia River

New Oregon Rules Protect Migrating Columbia Wild Steelhead and Salmon Within Cold Water Refugia Statement of David A. Moskowitz, Executive Director, The Conservation Angler The OR Fish & Wildlife Commission (OR Commission) adopted permanent angling regulations protecting migrating wild steelhead … Continue reading →

ODFW Fishing Regulations and Your Input

Dear Oregon Anglers, I would like to gather ideas for positive, conservation-oriented regulation changes needed for wild fish and start working them through ODFW’s staff process starting early in 2021. I would be grateful if anglers would share any rule … Continue reading →