Legal Victory: Oregon Must Update Coastal Marten Trapping Regulations Before Next Season
PORTLAND, Ore.— In response to a lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has agreed to issue new regulations addressing the trapping of critically imperiled Humboldt martens in Oregon’s coastal forests. The regulations must be finalized by September, according to a legal agreement.
Fewer than 200 Humboldt martens survive in Oregon due to historical over-trapping and clear-cutting of coastal forests. Read more.
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