fish en Suing To Help The Bull Trout <p></p><p></p><p>Environmental groups are keeping their own and government lawyers busy.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Cascadia Wildlands</strong></a> and other groups recently announced an intention to sue the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management over the bull trout.&nbsp;</p><p>The groups say the land agencies need a "timeout" to consider how projects on the lands they manage would affect the threatened trout.&nbsp; Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:10:30 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 16235 at Suing To Help The Bull Trout From Renewables To Fish Restoration <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Using renewable energy in Oregon provides a double benefit.&nbsp;</p><p>First, there's the obvious benefit of using wind or solar or geothermal power instead of burning fossil fuels.&nbsp;</p><p>Second, money from Pacific Power's Blue Sky program goes to help <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>restore fish habitat</strong></a> in key streams around the region.&nbsp;</p><p>The streams include tributaries of the Rogue and Illinois rivers, among others.&nbsp; Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:10:20 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 13929 at From Renewables To Fish Restoration Why The Oregon Chub Is A De-Listing Candidate <p></p><p>Not every species that enters the endangered species list stays there for decades.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The bald eagle recovered enough to get de-listed, and so did several other animals.&nbsp; But no fish ever came off the list… until now.&nbsp; Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:10:30 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 7506 at Why The Oregon Chub Is A De-Listing Candidate Dungeness Crab Prices Set <p>Dungeness crab fishers will begin setting their pots today after reaching a price agreement with seafood processors.</p><p></p><p>With the Oregon Department of Agriculture supervising negotiations, the sides agreed to a minimum price of $2.65 per pound, a 35-cent increase from a year ago, and the highest price ever agreed upon for an opening. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:27:29 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 4626 at Dungeness Crab Prices Set Lawsuit Over McKenzie River Hatchery <p></p><p>When disputes over timber and water arise, fish are often at the center of concern.</p><p></p><p>They are sensitive to changes in streams and the forests that give birth to the streams.&nbsp; Now a pair of environmental groups are taking the the federal government to court over fish.&nbsp; Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:58:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 4274 at Lawsuit Over McKenzie River Hatchery California Crab Fishers Want Higher Prices <p>Crab fishers on California's north coast are keeping their boats tied to the dock in an effort to get a higher price from wholesalers.</p><p>The Santa Rosa Democrat reports boat captains want more than the $2.50 a pound being offered, saying $3 a pound is being paid to crabbers working fisheries farther south.</p><p>Skippers who fish off Mendocino, Humboldt, and Del Norte counties say crabs are expected to be smaller than average this year, so they want a higher price.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:36:31 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 4125 at