OREGON – Oregon State Parks are celebrating State Parks Day with free parking and free camping next month. The agency announced there will be free camping at all state parks within the state on June 1. That means Oregon Parks ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says that black bears are roaming the streets of Ashland looking for food and the department advises not to give them free lunch. Every spring, hungry bears are drawn into ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – NBC5 News heard from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife on ways that you can stay safe if you encounter a cougar. They live across Southern Oregon and Northern California and though they’re reclusive, they’re still ...

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has detected a new parasite in rainbow trout raised in parts of Oregon. ODFW says late last year a fishery staff noticed higher mortality rates at three different hatcheries, ...

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is now suing the Winchester Water Control District for damages done by the Winchester Dam’s repair project in August. The $27.6 million lawsuit was filed Friday afternoon against Winchester ...

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – The Anvil Fire is wreaking havoc on a nearby fish hatchery, forcing ODFW to release thousands of fish. The fire, east of Port Orford, is about a mile away from the ‘Elk River Hatchery’ in Curry ...

SALEM, Ore. – A young Oregon wolf was hit by a car and killed last Tuesday. ODF said the one-year-old wolf known as OR-143 was killed on highway 138 near the entrance to Lemolo. It is likely that the wolf ...

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – Anyone visiting the Umpqua National Forest is asked to be extra wary of wolves. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) says that two wolves living near Diamond Lake have been showing a “lack of ...

TRAIL, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife finished its investigation of a fish kill at Cole Rivers Hatchery in Trail. ODFW said in early May, a human error caused the death of all the newly hatched steelhead ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– ODFW and OSP are responding to reports of illegal dams built in Bear Creek to catch salmon. ODFW said the dams were set up between Medford and Central Point. It says around 10 to 12 fish were killed because ...

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