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December 2011
12-30-11 New ODFW HQ, updates on wolves and white sturgeon on Jan. 6 meeting agenda
12-30-11 Learn about Oregon’s Whoo-riffic Owls
12-30-11 ODFW alerts anglers to research activities in Bonneville Reservoir
12-29-11 ODFW public meetings will outline new process for anglers to propose fishing regulations
12-29-11 Cougar hunting closed in Coast/North Cascade region for rest of year
12-29-11 New fishing rules for marine reserves begin Jan. 1
12-28-11 Hunters can now donate to predatory animal control: Program created by Oregon State Legislature
12-23-11 Wenaha wolf pack has a pup
12-20-11 Willamette River conservation easement paves way for long-term fish and wildlife conservation

Willamette sturgeon retention season delayed until February--Columbia River seasons to open Jan. 1

12-19-11 Elk River anglers: please take online parking lot survey
12-14-11 Bull trout reintroduction in Clackamas River subject of presentation on Jan. 11 in Portland
12-13-11 Fishery managers predict 83,000 Willamette River spring chinook for 2012
12-13-11 Another cow killed by the Imnaha wolf pack
12-08-11 Anglers invited to comment on 2012 Bonneville Pool sturgeon season
12-08-11 Dungeness crab season opens Dec. 15 along most of Oregon’s coast
12-08-11 Juvenile Sports Pac holders can contact ODFW for $3 refund
12-08-11 Rule change in Alsea, North Fork Nehalem allows anglers to keep tagged fish
12-07-11 Register for hunter education online or at license sales agent

Hatchery research center Advisory Committee to meet Dec. 12 in Corvallis

12-06-11 ODFW seeks comment on fish passage exemption for Turnage Brook
12-02-11 Commission sets 2012 groundfish seasons
12-02-11 ODFW alerts anglers to Sandy River regulation error
12-01-11 Hunter position open on A&H South Willamette Advisory Council
12-01-11 Six new properties opened to public waterfowl and upland game bird hunting access through ODFW Open Fields Program
12-01-11 Ocean sport crabbing remains closed
November 2011
11-29-11 Sage-Grouse Implementation Team meetings set for Hines, Prineville and Baker City
11-29-11 Delight outdoor enthusiasts with gifts that last all year
11-23-11 2012 groundfish regulations on agenda for Dec. 2 Commission meeting in Portland
11-18-11 Pelicans face new threat on Oregon coast: junk food
11-17-11 ODFW Announces Art Contest to Benefit Habitat Conservation
11-16-11 McDaniel Ranch decision postponed until future Commission meeting
11-14-11 ODFW and EDP Renewables North America agree to a solution for the coexistence of wildlife and the proposed Antelope Ridge Wind Farm
11-10-11 Ocean Dungeness crab season opener delayed
11-08-11 ODFW seeks hunter, landowner to serve on A&H Deschutes/Klamath Advisory Council
11-08-11 ODFW hosts public meetings on regulations for two marine reserves
11-04-11 Big trout headed for Willamette Valley waters
11-01-11 ODFW and BPA to award $2.5 million for wildlife conservation acquisitions and easements
October 2011
10-28-11 Scary? No, but Oregon’s bats are in trouble
10-27-11 ODFW Beaver Working Group to meet Nov. 3 in Salem
10-26-11 Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet in Roseburg
10-25-11 ODFW stops illegal turtle sale on Craigslist
10-24-11 New wolf pack in Snake River Unit; Walla Walla wolf collared
10-21-11 Invasive crayfish spread to another Oregon river: Help stop the invasion
10-20-11 South Lake closes to fishing beginning Oct. 24
10-20-11 Wild coho season closes in Coos Basin
10-19-11 Wild coho season closes on Siletz River
10-19-11 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force to meet in Salem
10-18-11 Shellfish research and management in Tillamook and Netarts bays topic of public meeting
10-18-11 ODFW to treat two local water bodies to remove unwanted bass, bullhead, bluegill
10-18-11 ODFW stocking tiger trout in Fish Lake
10-17-11 Canby Pond youth fishing event cancelled
10-17-11 Volunteers needed for Chetco fish project
10-13-11 Public meetings on proposed McDaniel Ranch purchase expanding Riverside Wildlife Area
10-12-11 Free Presentation on Wolverines in Oregon on November 9 in Portland
10-11-11 Hunters can access 33,000 new acres of private land in eastern Oregon
10-10-11 Wild coho season closes on Coquille River
10-10-11 Access and Habitat Board to meet in Lakeview Oct. 17-18
10-10-11 Oregon and Washington seek nominations for Columbia River advisory groups
10-10-11 Wild coho season on Alsea closes
10-07-11 Scientists observe transplanted bull trout spawning
10-07-11 Commission sets 2012 big game regulations; reappoints Elicker Director
10-06-11 Wild coho season closes on Siuslaw, Yaquina and Nestucca rivers
10-05-11 ODFW says to be ‘bear aware’ during the fall
10-05-11 See salmon spawn in local rivers
10-03-11 Wild coho season closes in Tillamook basin
September 2011
09-30-11 Commission meets Oct. 7 in Pendleton
09-29-11 Portland firms donate SIWA hunting maps
09-29-11 Umpqua wild coho fishery closes Saturday, Oct. 1
09-26-11 Pups for Walla Walla wolf pack
09-26-11 ODFW offers new way to comment on 2012 halibut and bottomfish seasons
09-26-11 ODFW eases bottomfishing restrictions Oct. 1
09-23-11 Two Imnaha pack wolves to be killed after another confirmed livestock loss
09-22-11 Hunters: Return black-tailed deer teeth
09-22-11 ODFW to host three fall family fishing events in October
09-20-11 Free orange hat for youth hunters
09-20-11 Descubrir grandiosos lugares dónde observar la vida silvestre en Oregon
09-20-11 Special Sept. 22 meeting on Columbia River gillnet permit case
09-19-11 ODFW asks anglers to comment on proposed 2012 halibut, bottomfish seasons
09-19-11 Columbia sturgeon season will open Oct. 1
09-15-11 ODFW, WDFW to discuss commercial fishing gear
09-14-11 Discover Great Places to Watch Wildlife in Oregon
09-13-11 Commercial nearshore fishery topic of meetings
09-13-11 OHRC Advisory Committee to meet Sept. 19 in Newport
09-13-11 States reopen lower Columbia chinook seasons
09-12-11 Scientists to review ODFW’s Ecological Atlas
09-08-11 Weekday closure of Flat Creek Road on Phillip W. Schneider Wildlife Area, Sept. 12-Oct. 31
09-07-11 Let’s talk about fishing: ODFW hosts open house in Bend on Sept. 20
09-06-11 Non-selective ocean coho salmon fishery to close tomorrow
09-01-11 Wild coho fisheries open on coastal rivers Sept. 15
09-01-11 ODFW announces road closure on Sauvie Island
09-01-11 Commission backs voluntary guidelines to reduce sodium sulfite in egg cures
09-01-11 Sign up for free youth upland bird hunts
09-01-11 Salmon derby raises funds for STEP hatchery
August 2011
08-31-11 ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet in Medford on Sept. 23
08-30-11 ODFW may lift fishing limits on South Twin Lake Updated Sept. 1, 2011
08-26-11 Access and Habitat Board accepting applications for Landowner Representatives
08-26-11 Landowner Representative position open on A&H Southwest Regional Advisory Council
08-26-11 Commission meets Thursday, Sept. 1 in Seaside
08-25-11 Mandatory Boat Inspections Begin in Oregon
08-25-11 More days added to ocean coho salmon fishery
08-23-11 Fall chinook fishing on Snake River begins Sept. 1
08-23-11 Hunter education classes almost full: Consider Mentored Youth Hunter Program
08-22-11 Walla Walla wolves and new wolf seen on trail camera footage
08-22-11 Scientists seek to unravel mysteries of green sturgeon
08-22-11 Changes to Grant County elk hunting proposed
08-19-11 Hunter and Landowner Representative positions open on A&H Deschutes/Klamath Advisory Council
08-18-11 Learn to pheasant hunt at workshops in Corvallis, La Grande, Klamath Falls
08-18-11 Volunteers can help with ODFW fish projects
08-17-11 Hunter Representative position open on A&H North Willamette Advisory Council
08-17-11 Special meeting Aug. 19 to consider blue/black rockfish permit
08-16-11 Special Aug. 18 meeting to consider clam dive permit
08-12-11 ODFW captures bear at Bonneville hatchery
08-12-11 Chinook bag limit in Columbia, Westport fishery drops to one
08-11-11 All-depth halibut fishing on the central coast ends; nearshore fishing reopens
08-09-11 ODFW seeks comment on fish passage exemption for Beaverton Creek tributary
08-09-11 Special Aug. 12 meeting on rockfish permit case
08-08-11 Pup for Imnaha wolf pack, other members leave for Idaho and Wheeler County
08-05-11 Game bird hunting, sport fishing regulations set
08-05-11 Oregon releases plan to help Upper Willamette chinook and steelhead
08-05-11 Get the whole family ready for bird hunting season at August outdoor skills workshops
08-05-11 Fishers off Columbia River may keep two chinook
08-04-11 Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet in Prineville
08-04-11 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force to meet in Eugene
08-02-11 Anglers reminded of Chetco and Winchuck river closures
08-02-11 Wallowa and Snake River chinook seasons to close
08-01-11 ODFW and Lincoln SWCD work to improve fish habitat on Beaver Creek
08-01-11 Anglers can help shape 2012 sport halibut season
08-01-11 Apply now for Willamette Valley Wildlife Mitigation Project Funding
July 2011
07-29-11 ODFW airlifts trout to 500 high lakes
07-29-11 Commission to set bird hunting and fishing regulations Aug. 5 in Salem
07-27-11 Strong fall chinook returns expected for Columbia River
07-21-11 Chinook season on Imnaha to close after July 23, Wallowa to remain open
07-21-11 The Dalles Reservoir closes to sturgeon retention on July 30
07-19-11 New changes to sport groundfish rules start July 21
07-18-11 Apply to hunt deer, elk at C2 Ranch near Medford
07-15-11 States close Columbia chinook, sockeye seasons
07-13-11 Sage-Grouse Core Area Maps for Oregon now Available
07-13-11 Spring chinook fishing to close on Lookingglass Creek
07-12-11 ODFW Fish Screening Task Force to meet in Madras
07-12-11 Forty-four years later some diggers still show up
07-11-11 Spring chinook bag limits increased on Wallowa, Imnaha rivers
07-11-11 Sport fishing advisory group to meet July 21
07-07-11 Spring chinook prospects promising on Sandy River
07-07-11 Sturgeon season closes in Bonneville pool
07-07-11 Youth hunters must wear orange beginning Aug. 1, 2011
07-06-11 Boat inspection stations open in Oregon to target aquatic invasive species
07-05-11 Nearshore Pacific halibut fishery to close July 6
07-05-11 Spring chinook fishing opens on Powder River
07-01-11 ODFW delays restrictions at Redfish Rocks and Otter Rock marine reserves
07-01-11 Special July 6 meeting on troll salmon permit case
07-01-11 ODFW unveils Tillamook shellfish survey findings
07-01-11 Central coast closed to all-depth Pacific halibut fishing until August
June 2011
06-24-11 Recreational sturgeon fishery extended in lower Columbia; reopened in Bonneville Pool for two three-day periods
06-24-11 Wallowa Hatchery Rainbow Trout stung by IHNV, 42,000 fish euthanized
06-23-11 Biologists to survey Lahontan trout populations in Whitehorse, Willow creek basins
06-21-11 New program will pay Willamette Valley landowners with goose damage for hunting access
06-21-11 New program pays Columbia Basin landowners for allowing public hunting access
06-16-11 Three more all-depth days added to central coast spring halibut season
06-14-11 ODFW seeks commercial trolling representative for Fish Restoration and Enhancement Program Board
06-13-11 Lower Umatilla River spring chinook season extended
06-10-11 Youth fishing event to be held at Shevlin Pond
06-10-11 New Commissioners for Fish and Wildlife Commission
06-09-11 Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee seeks Lower Willamette representative
06-09-11 Eight new Access and Habitat Program projects approved by Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission
06-06-11 Free Fishing Weekend events scheduled for northeast Oregon
06-06-11 Free Fishing Weekend events scheduled for central and southeast Oregon
06-06-11 ODFW may kill additional wolf from Imnaha pack: Livestock loss confirmed as wolf-caused
06-03-11 Commission sets fall coastal salmon seasons, adopts hunting dog training rules
06-03-11 Shellfish secrets revealed at open house
06-02-11 Tami Wagner Wildlife Area named in memory of ODFW employee
06-02-11 ODFW relocates Tualatin bear in Oregon Coast Range
06-02-11 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force to meet in Pendleton
06-02-11 No license required during Free Fishing Weekend June 11-12
06-02-11 Managers extend salmon fishing above Bonneville Dam
06-02-11 Free Fishing Weekend events in Southern Oregon
06-01-11 Black bear removed from Tualatin Elementary School
May 2011
05-31-11 Rock Creek Hatchery extends temporary closure to the public
05-31-11 Leaburg Hatchery to host family fishing event June 11
05-27-11 Bonneville hatchery to host final ‘Passport to Fishing’ event
05-27-11 Columbia River halibut sport season closes June 4
05-27-11 Commission meets June 2-3 in Salem on hunting dog training rules, big game regs
05-27-11 Hatchery research center Advisory Committee to meet June 8 in Alsea
05-27-11 ODFW extends chinook season at Trask ‘hatchery hole’
05-25-11 Managers re-open parts of Columbia River to salmon fishing
05-25-11 Big game raffles, auctions gross more than $568,000
05-24-11 Late trout season opens Saturday on Yamhill, other streams
05-24-11 ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet in Florence on June 24
05-24-11 Special May 27 meeting on troll salmon permit case
05-24-11 Family fishing event scheduled in Bend
05-23-11 ODFW to host family fishing event June 4 in Eugene
05-23-11 Spring chinook fishing to open on Lookingglass Creek
05-23-11 Make trout fishing part of your Memorial Day weekend plans
05-23-11 Spring chinook fishing opens May 28 on Wallowa, Imnaha Rivers
05-19-11 Injured black bear could be in south Vernonia area
05-19-11 Imnaha alpha male wolf re-collared
05-19-11 Keep bears, people and property safe by not feeding bears
05-18-11 Commercial Fisheries Board to consider two contested hearings
05-18-11 ODFW seeks comment on passage waiver for Willamette River tributary
05-18-11 ODFW seeks comments for fish passage exemptions on Crystal Creek and Spring Creek
05-17-11 Wolf killed in Wallowa County in effort to reduce livestock losses
05-17-11 ODFW to host adult fly fishing class on North Fork Coquille
05-13-11 States reopen chinook season below Bonneville
05-13-11 Oregon lakes may have ‘$1 million fish’
05-13-11 Sage-Grouse meetings in Ontario and Burns
05-12-11 Cougar still being seen in Bend neighborhood
05-10-11 Pacific Halibut anglers gear up for big weekend
05-09-11 ODFW family fishing event coming up in Eugene
05-09-11 ODFW to host family fishing event at Mt. Hood Pond
05-05-11 Sage-Grouse Implementation Team meetings set for Baker City and Prineville
05-05-11 Biologists seek input on best methods to inform and engage Oregonians on coastal fishing and conservation topics
05-05-11 ODFW to kill two wolves in response to repeated livestock losses
05-04-11 States re-open salmon season above Bonneville
05-04-11 ODFW Beaver Work Group to Meet in Salem May 12
05-03-11 Apply for controlled hunt by May 15: Fall tag proposals online; Sports Pac winners announced
05-03-11 Aquatic invasive species prevention boat inspection station opens in Central Point this week
05-03-11 Another opportunity to apply for Oregon Conservation Strategy Implementation Grants
05-03-11 ODFW seeks candidates for Fish Restoration and Enhancement Program Board
05-02-11 ODFW to host family fishing event at Commonwealth Pond
April 2011
04-28-11 ODFW to host Family Fishing Event at Vernonia Pond
04-28-11 Family fishing event at Herbert’s Pond
04-28-11 Family fishing event at Reinhart Pond
04-27-11 ODFW employee finds missing Nampa man
04-27-11 Columbia River summer and fall fishing seasons announced
04-26-11 Beach visitors: Keep away from seals and sea lions
04-25-11 Trail camera records photos of two wolverines in Wallowa County
04-25-11 Hazing of birds in Nestucca estuary to protect migrating juvenile salmon and steelhead begins April 25
04-25-11 Fall chinook advisory committee meets in Brookings
04-22-11 Fish and Wildlife Commission sets ocean salmon sport seasons, approves sage-grouse plan
04-22-11 Wolverine tracks confirmed in Wallowa County for first time
04-21-11 States extend salmon season above Bonneville
04-21-11 Spring Fishing Guide gives anglers a peek at upcoming season
04-21-11 ODFW Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet in Fairview
04-21-11 New fishing pond opens near Chiloquin
04-20-11 Public invited to statewide meetings about hunting regulations
04-18-11 Trout season at Lemolo and Diamond Lake opens Saturday
04-18-11 Take home more trout from Diamond Lake this year
04-15-11 ODFW salmon, trout advisory committee seeks three new members
04-14-11 Spring chinook season on lower Columbia extended
04-14-11 Spring chinook fishery opens on Snake River
04-14-11 ODFW seeks input on coastal salmon seasons
04-13-11 Get a firsthand look at Oregon’s fish and wildlife with an ODFW biologist as your guide
04-13-11 ODFW to host family fishing event at Hebo Lake
04-11-11 ODFW reintroduces chum salmon in lower Columbia
04-11-11 Access and Habitat Board to meet in La Grande April 18-19
04-11-11 Dog training advisory group meets April 15
04-11-11 Hatchery research advisory committee seeks new member
04-11-11 Fishing derby and Earth Day activities planned at Olalla Reservoir
04-07-11 Lakeview Sage-Grouse Implementation Team to meet April 19
04-07-11 Spring chinook season will continue on lower Columbia
04-06-11 Family Fun Day at Middle Empire Lake
04-05-11 ODFW seeks comment fish passage exemption for DeLaura Beach Lane
04-05-11 ODFW extends deadline for Fishery Permit Review Board applications
04-05-11 ODFW Fish Screening Task Force to meet in Salem
04-05-11 Sturgeon retention closes in John Day Reservoir on April 10>
04-04-11 ODFW to host fishing event for kids at McNary Ponds
04-01-11 ODFW to host youth angling event April 9 at St. Louis Ponds
04-01-11 Hazing of birds in Tillamook and Nehalem bays to protect migrating juvenile salmon and steelhead begins April 1
04-01-11 Turtle alert: In Oregon red-eared sliders are illegal to buy, sell or possess
March 2011
03-31-11 Dog training advisory group meets April 7 in Bend
03-29-11 ODFW to host youth fishing event in Cottage Grove
03-29-11 ODFW teams with 4-H to offer angler education training
03-28-11 ODFW to host Family Fishing Event at Canby Pond
03-24-11 New cabezon rule in effect April 1
03-24-11 Dog training advisory group meets March 28
03-23-11 Sports Pac winners announced: Final drawing is for controlled hunt applicants by April 15
03-21-11 Dog training advisory group meets March 23 in Salem
03-17-11 Steelhead forecast bodes well for summer fishery
03-17-11 Fish and Wildlife Commission sets 2011 halibut seasons
03-17-11 Special March 22 meeting on commercial rockfish permits
03-16-11 Cause of Imnaha wolf’s death unclear
03-15-11 ODFW closes sturgeon season on Willamette
03-14-11 Special Commission meeting by conference call March 17: Public may listen in at regional ODFW offices
03-14-11 Area lakes stocked for spring break fishing
03-11-11 New wildlife survey method in northeast Oregon: Helicopters will increase aerial survey time
03-11-11 Oregon Wildlife Heritage Foundation awards capstone funding to the Oregon Wildlife Institute for work with native turtles
03-11-11 Florence Commission meeting cancelled after tsunami warning, evacuation
03-10-11 Dog quarantined after fight with rabid fox
03-10-11 Dog training rules advisory group meets March 15 in Eugene
03-10-11 Ocean Chinook opens for sport anglers Tuesday
03-08-11 Five members sought for hatchery research center Advisory Committee
03-04-11 Commission meets March 11 in Florence
03-04-11 North Coast trout stocking begins; Hebo Lake reopens
03-02-11 Imnaha wolf found dead
03-02-11 ODFW releases revised draft of greater sage-grouse conservation plan
03-01-11 How to Live with Urban Wildlife Presentation on March 9 in Portland
03-01-11 Three Imnaha Wolves Collared
February 2011
02-28-11 ODFW seeks new members for Fishery Permit Review Board
02-25-11 Registration for ODFW salmon, trout conference ends March 6
02-25-11 ODFW to issue one dive bay clam permit
02-24-11 ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet in Tillamook on March 25
02-24-11 ODFW to award sea urchin diving permits
02-23-11 Popular Willamette Valley fishing spot gets ADA trail
02-23-11 ODFW to hold lottery for one brine shrimp permit
02-22-11 ODFW seeks comment on Courtney Springs Creek fish passage exemption
02-17-11 Dog training advisory group meeting re-scheduled for March 7
02-15-11 ODFW hosts annual plant give-away
02-14-11 ODFW unveils new fishing dock at West Linn
02-14-11 ODFW Access and Habitat Program seeks volunteers to serve on Northeast Region Advisory Council
02-09-11 Sports Pac winners announced: Apply for controlled hunt by March 15 for next chance to win
02-08-11 States set spring chinook, sturgeon seasons
02-07-11 Apply Now for Oregon Conservation Strategy Implementation Grants
02-04-11 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force to meet in Salem
02-04-11 Commission sets guidelines for chinook salmon, sturgeon seasons
02-01-11 Dog training advisory group meets Feb. 24
02-01-11 ODFW looking for nominees to fill PFMC seat
02-01-11 Visit ODFW at the Sportsmens’ Show and discover how to get the most out of your hunting and fishing experience
January 2011
01-31-11 Public asked to help shape sport halibut season
01-31-11 ODFW to begin hazing Willamette sea lions
01-28-11 State wildlife area closed Feb. 1-April 14 to protect wintering mule deer
01-28-11 Fish and Wildlife Commission to consider upcoming spring chinook, sturgeon seasons
01-25-11 Rabies detected in more foxes in Cave Junction
01-20-11 ODFW salmon, trout conference to highlight education
01-19-11 Gray Wolves and Cougars Topic of Presentation on Feb. 16 in Portland
01-18-11 Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet in Salem
01-14-11 Access and Habitat Board to meet in Salem Jan. 20
01-10-11 ODFW Fish Screening Task Force to meet in Salem
01-07-11 Share your love of the outdoors: Teach kids to fish
01-07-11 Fish and Wildlife Commission approves parking permits for state wildlife areas
01-05-11 Chance to win Sports Pac: Apply early for controlled hunt
01-03-11 Fall chinook advisory committee meets in Brookings
01-03-11 ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet in Florence on Jan. 8

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