Northwest (OR WA)

Sea Otters Were Hunted To Near-Extinction. Can They Be Reintroduced?

"Hunted for centuries for their pelts, sea otters had dwindled to near-extinction by the 1910s, leaving a population of about 1,000 worldwide and only about 50 in California, in small pockets on the Central Coast and Southern California’s Channel Islands."

Source: LA Times, 08/03/2022

"NOAA: Breaching Snake River Dams ‘Essential’ To Save Salmon"

"The White House today touted a new analysis from federal scientists that found breaching a series of four dams in Washington state is “paramount” to efforts to restore salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest but stopped short of endorsing the action."

Source: E&E News, 07/13/2022
May 1, 2022

DEADLINE: Oregon State University Food and Agriculture Media Fellowship

Oregon State University invites journalists worldwide to apply for this expenses-paid fellowship, Aug 7-10, 2022, exploring the state's wide range of food and agriculture research, ranging from hops to hemp to wine grapes. Apply by May 1.



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