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Oregon Wildlands is Law

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), a public lands package that includes the Oregon Wildlands Act (S. 1548). The legislation would add more 250 miles of rivers to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System and reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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Endangered Species Protection Sought for California, Oregon Salamander Threatened by Logging

ASHLAND, Ore.— Conservation groups filed a federal petition for Endangered Species Act protection today for the Siskiyou Mountains salamander, a rare terrestrial salamander that lives in old-growth forests in the Klamath-Siskiyou region of southern Oregon and Northern California. The salamander is threatened by federal land-agency plans to ramp up logging in southern Oregon.

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