Avian flu detected in wild birds in the southern Willamette Valley, more domestic poultry test positive Risk to human health is low; do not feed waterfowl and protect your poultry

Avian flu detected in wild birds in the southern Willamette Valley, more domestic poultry test positive Risk to human health is low;  do not feed waterfowl and protect your poultry

May 18, 2022 SALEM, Ore.—Several Canada goose goslings collected from Alton Baker Park in Eugene have tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), and a larger outbreak is suspected as more sick and dead waterfowl have been observed at the park. A red-tailed hawk from Eugene and an osprey collected from Dorena Reservoir (east … Read more

Fish and Game officials remind recreational shooters that target protected nongame birds and protected ground squirrels is illegal

Fish and Game officials remind recreational shooters that target protected nongame birds and protected ground squirrels is illegal

Temperatures are starting to climb and the days are long, and that’s good news for recreational shooters looking to get out of city limits to shoot guns. Summer is a popular season for recreational shooters across the state, but it’s also a critical time of year for some nongame bird species that nest in, or … Read more

Fact or fiction: Do cats roam Disney’s Magic Kingdom tasked with rodent control? |

Fact or fiction: Do cats roam Disney’s Magic Kingdom tasked with rodent control?  |

ORLANDO, Fla. — If you’ve seen a cat dashing across your path at Walt Disney World, you’re certainly not alone. After all, the Pet Alliance of Central Florida estimates there are nearly 87,000 feral (or community) cats in Central Florida, and with such big numbers, it’s no surprise a few guests have seen feline intruders … Read more