February 17th, 2015: Oregon chub first fish delisted from ESA

One of the many excellent stories about his momentous event Time magazine’s piece: Oregon Chub Becomes the First Fish to Be Taken Off the Endangered Species List The Corvallis Gazette-Times had a good piece as well, Oregon chub swims off endangered list They also had a nice editorial on the accomplishment, And now to celebrate a small  Continue Reading »

Editorial: And now to celebrate a small species victory

March 02, 2015 9:15 am – Read the original editorial from The Corvallis Gazette-Times Rep. Peter DeFazio, who has represented Oregon’s Fourth District since 1987, was back home recently to take care of some serious business and to bring us up to date on what he’s been up to in Washington, D.C. But amid all  Continue Reading »

Oregon Chub first fish taken off of the Endangered Species list, thanks to work by the McKenzie River Trust

The Associated Press – Tiny Oregon backwater minnow is 1st fish taken off endangered list – February 04, 2014 – Eugene, OR A tiny minnow that lives only in Oregon backwaters is the first fish ever taken off U.S. Endangered Species Act protection because it is no longer threatened with extinction. The U.S. Fish and  Continue Reading »