Wildlife

Owl’s rough weekend is anything but a hoot

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. – A follow up for you on an Great Horned owl found in Ashland earlier this week. When Wildlife Images received the raptor, he was having a pretty bad case of the Mondays. Staff there said he was covered in mud and likely manure stuck all …

Free Fishing Weekend approaches

SALEM, Ore. – Get your fishing poles and bait ready, it’s a free fishing weekend in Oregon this coming weekend. On August 17th and 18th, no fishing licenses or tags (including a Combined Angling Tag or Columbia River Basin Endorsement) are required …

MFR to hire airport biologist

MEDFORD, Ore. — Airports have to make sure many things are safe before planes hit the runway, which includes wildlife. The Federal Aviation Administration requires airports to have a wildlife plan. Because of that, funding was recently given to the airport to …

Oregon Zoo welcomes new tiger sisters

PORTLAND, Ore. – Two tiger siblings are settling into their new home in Oregon. This week, the Oregon Zoo welcomed two new tigers, sisters Eloise and Bernadette. “We’re very excited to have Eloise and Bernadette here,” said Sara Morgan, a keeper in …

More cougar sightings reported in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. – Police are once again notifying the public about cougar sightings in the City of Ashland. According to the Ashland Police Department, there have been two cougar sightings near Safeway and the downtown fire station over the last few days. …