May brings us longer, warmer days as the Sun marches north toward June’s summer solstice. By the end of the month we’ll have 15 hours and 29 minutes of daylight.
Leland Brown, an expert from the Oregon Zoo, will be speaking about the use of lead and non-lead ammunition for hunting at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum this Saturday, April 22.
A muskrat swims toward a stand of cattails as spring brings new life to a Klickitat County lake over the weekend.
A tree frog inflates its “vocal sac” and calls for a mate in a pond along Mill Creek. The vocal sac is a flexible membrane of skin possessed by most male frogs and is used to amplify their mating call. To call, air is expelled from the lungs, through the larynx, and into the vocal sac, which magnifies the sound.
A red-winged blackbird displays from the top of a cattail despite a day of clouds and rain in a Klickitat County marsh Monday afternoon.
LOOKOUT PASS, Idaho (AP) — A group of Spokane Mountaineers shouldered packs and snowshoed out from Lookout Pass with shovels and positive attitudes for their first winter camping experience in snow caves.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife invites attendees at the Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show to stop by its booth in Hall B by the kid’s trout pond at the Portland Expo Center this week, ending Feb. 12.
Ralph Thomas Rogers of Goldendale, at left, talks with presenter Catherine Flick with Friends of the Columbia Gorge during an eagle watch Sunday at The Dalles Dam Visitor Center.
Last week's historic snowfall and the projected warm, and wet forecast this week sets up the perfect scenario for potential flooding on Oregon rivers, especially west of the Cascade Mountains. And with flooding comes debris flows with trees, root wads, and other material that can impact the safety of boaters on the water.
Feeding wildlife in winter can negatively impact their success, says ODFW
Winter is a hard time of year for wildlife, but feeding deer can bring health problems that threaten their lives, said Jeremy Thompson, biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s office in The Dalles.
BOISE, Idaho— A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts across the West who fear losing access.
Any hunter who purchased 2016 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by the deadline, which is Jan. 31, 2017 for most tags.
It’s that time of year again. It’s time for the Trailhead’s annual gift list for the person who loves the out-of-doors. This would include Nordic skiers, hikers, fishermen and hunters. I will base this gift list on the 10 essentials of outdoor survival. This year I’m going for the best brands in outdoor equipment.
SALEM — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife encourages Oregonians to start a new family tradition during Thanksgiving weekend — take the family fishing. On Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 and 26, fishing, crabbing and clamming in Oregon will be free, which means no licenses, tags or endorsements are needed on those days.
Coastal Conservation Association Oregon is asking area sports fishers to join their effort to keep license fees affordable and hatcheries open. A meeting to further explore formation of a gorge chapter is available at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Charburger Country restaurant in Hood River, 4100 Westcliff Drive.