Owl vs. Owl

CORVALLIS, Ore. — If you follow Dr. Eric Forsman into the forest, you may notice he spends a lot of time calling and looking for owls that aren’t there. Forsman, a research wildlife biologist for the U.S. Forest Service, has been studying the spotted owl since the late 1960s and he understands, perhaps better than … Continue reading »

USFWS Announces Plan to Save Spotted Owl

EUGENE, Ore. – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed an experiment to save the threatened northern spotted owl, Tuesday. The Fish and Wildlife Service identified habitat loss and competition from the barred owls as the most pressing threats. Barred owls are more resilient to habitat loss because they’re larger than northern spotted owls, more … Continue reading »