Endangered Bird Found at Hakki Ridge

NORTH BEND, Ore. — Coast Range Forest Watch surveyors observed marbled murrelets, an endangered seabirds, in east Hakki Ridge last week. The Oregon’s Department of State Lands recently auctioned off the east Hakki Ridge for privatization. The highest bid was submitted by Seneca Jones Timber Company. Seneca Jones has publicly stated that they intend to … Continue reading »

4J District Removes Osprey Nest

EUGENE, Ore. — Eighty five feet about the track at Madison Middle School two osprey decided to build a nest. “If they decided a location is good for their nest they will just be very determined. They will be persistent and try over and over and over again,” said Louise Shimmel, Executive Director of the … Continue reading »

Vaux’s Swift Make Seasonal Appearance

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s a natural phenomenon happening at a building near the University of Oregon right now, and it’s native to Eugene. When the sun sets on the university in late September, there’s a unique buzz across the street from Hayward Field at Agate Hall. The students aren’t here yet, but something else is … Continue reading »

Activists Try to Free Birds

ADAIR VILLAGE, Ore. — An investigation is underway after someone cut open bird cages at a wildlife visitor area just north of Corvallis Thursday night. An anonymous person claiming to be part of the Animal Liberation Front contacted KEZI 9 News claiming responsibility for the act, saying the group is trying to free the birds … Continue reading »