No one, including Secretary Bernhardt, has claimed the expansion is necessary to the well being of the animals or birds and no one has proposed plans to make hikers, campers, and birders safe during hunting season. The expanded bird hunting would include migratory birds, quail, and partridge at Hart Mountain, goose hunting at Nestucca Bay, and migratory bird hunting at Wapato Lake.
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Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is continuing the Trump administration’s efforts to expand hunting on more than 2.3 million acres of public recreation land throughout the country by proposing to expand hunting on National Wildlife Refuges. This proposed rule change, which … read more
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When the Oregon Republican senators shirked their duties in May and walked off their jobs, Governor Kate Brown unwisely rewarded their behavior with a deal that killed a powerful gun violence prevention bill, SB 978––as long as the Senators returned … read more