forestland

Northern Spotted Owl
4:27 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

More State Forestland Protected For Spotted Owl In Oregon

A new map dictating protected habitat of the northern spotted owl covers nine million acres of federal forest.
Credit John and Karen Hollingsworth / Wikimeda Commons

The new map of protected habitat for the northern spotted owl affects far more state forestland in Oregon than in Washington or California.

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Northwest News
6:44 am
Mon September 24, 2012

Development Ban Lifted Causing Conservation Groups To Sue

RICHLAND, Wash. – Two conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against county commissioners on the Washington side of the Columbia Gorge. The Skamania County commissioners have lifted a development moratorium.

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