Wetlands

Klamath Basin Refuges
7:41 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Not Much Refuge In Klamath Basin For Migratory Birds

Wildlife refuges in the Klamath Basin often feature a mixture of commercial agriculture and what remains of the historic wetlands.
Credit EarthFix

A prolonged drought is putting pressure on water supplies for the Klamath Basin’s wildlife refuges.

EarthFix’s Devan Schwartz reports on how the nation’s original waterfowl refuge may be too dry this summer to provide a stopover for millions of migratory birds.

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Oregon Coast Land Exchange
5:56 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Bandon Dunes Land Swap Wins Preliminary Approval

Development company Bandon Biota has been eyeing a 280 acre parcel of the Bandon State Natural Area for its next golf course.
Credit Erik Anestad

The developer of the Bandon Dunes golf resort won preliminary approval today to acquire land for a new 27-hole golf course on the Oregon Coast. It’s part of a land exchange that has sparked opposition from some coastal residents and eastern Oregon ranchers.

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Klamath Basin Wetlands
6:19 am
Tue September 25, 2012

Conservationists Want More Water in Klamath for Migrating Birds

Conservation groups say one of the largest wetlands on the west coast has been allowed to go virtually dry this fall.

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