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Trump Administration Urged to Avoid Salmon Protection Rules
Trump Administration Urged to Avoid Salmon Protection Rules
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group that represents farmers says saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest is too costly and is turning to the Trump administration. The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association wants the government to convene a Cabinet-level committee known as the "God Squad" with the power to allow exemptions to the Endangered Species Act...
Western Governors want ESA Changes; Conaway on Farm Bill
Western Governors want ESA Changes; Conaway on Farm Bill
**The Western Governors’ Association is calling for changes to the Endangered Species Act, including giving the states a bigger role in deciding when animals should be listed, and when they can be delisted. The resolution approved at last week’s WGA annual summer meeting was not unanimous, as Democratic governors Jerry Brown of California and Jay Inslee of Washington, who did not attend the confer
Snowy Plover Chick Hatches in Nehalem Bay State Park
Snowy Plover Chick Hatches in Nehalem Bay State Park
NEHALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Western snowy plover chick has hatched on a beach at Nehalem Bay State Park, the first hatchling spotted there since the 1960s. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department said Wednesday that the species is showing signs of recovery along Oregon's southern coast but this is the first hatchling in the Nehalem Bay area in Tillamook County...

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