Oregon increases protections

Oregon increases protections for ‘enigma of the Pacific’

PORTLAND, Ore. /February 9, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Oregon environmental officials on Friday increased protections for the marbled murrelet, a rare diving seabird known as the “enigma of the Pacific” because it lives and hunts in the ocean but nests far inland in the high canopy of mossy, old-growth forests. The 4-2 vote by the Oregon … Continue reading Oregon increases protections for ‘enigma of the Pacific’