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Biologists: Too soon to know if killing barred owls helps spotted owls

One of the lead researchers acknowledges the “gut-wrenching” dilemma of killing one species to benefit another.

Federal wildlife researchers killed 737 invasive barred owls in 2015-16 in an ongoing experiment to determine if removing them will aid the recovery of Northern spotted owls, the bird whose threatened status was at the center of the Pacific Northwest timber wars. 17 more words

Capital Press

Banding Northern Spotted Owls to Conserve a Threatened Species

In August 2015, members of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Northern Region Interior Timber Conservation Planning Program assisted in the location, capture and banding of northern spotted owls (NSO). 446 more words

Habitat Restoration

Lack of understanding cripples the future of our forests

In a recent Op-Ed printed in The News-Review Janice Reid accused me personally of blaming the Northern Spotted owl for the budgetary woes facing Douglas County. 66 more words

Guest Opinion

Northern Spotted Owl Listed By Calif.Fish and Game Commission

Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC) reports the  Northern Spotted Owl Listed by Fish and Game Commission

Decision First Step Towards Recovery of the Owl

By a unanimous vote, the California Fish and Game Commission listed the northern spotted owl (

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California Fish and Game Commision Adds Spotted Owl To Endangered Species List

SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — Wildlife officials say the northern spotted owl has been listed under the California Endangered Species Act.

The state’s Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously on Friday to add the threatened bird to the list, ending a four-year process by the Environmental Protection Information Center, or EPIC. 96 more words


Jack Ward Thomas and the Importance of Ethical Leadership

As the president of the Pinchot Institute for Conservation from 1995 to 2016, Alaric Sample worked closely with the U.S. Forest Service leadership, including Jack Ward Thomas, who served as chief from 1993 to 1996. 1,293 more words

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