Highlights from this week’s Recreation Report include: Apply early for big game tags, 2019 Spring turkey hunt forecast, Best bets for weekend fishing, Area fishing reportRead More
LAKEVIEW, Ore. – Spring weather has arrived in South Central Oregon, and fire managers on the Fremont-Winema National Forest, and Lakeview District Bureau of Land Management will be applying prescribed fire to the landscape.
Prescribed fire is used by fire managers to improve forest heath and wildlife habitat, and to reduce hazardous fuels to minimize the threat of high-intensity, severe wildfires in our area. Applying prescribed fire is a part of our continued commitment to protect communities and natural resources from wildfires.Read More
Historic sites between Fort Klamath and Kimball State Park will be explored during the 13th annual History Fitness Hike on May 4.
The hike coincides with a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of Kimball State Park. The event is cosponsored by the Klamath County Museum, the YMCA of Klamath Falls, and Oregon State Parks. Registration deadline is April 26.Read More
SALEM, Ore. - The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recently released its draft proposed Wolf Conservation and Management plan for public review. The Fish and Wildlife Commission is expected to vote on the Plan at its June 7 meeting in Salem.Read More
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The spring open burn window begins Saturday, April 13. Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials urge residents to use fire safely.
Smokey Bear is 75 this year and he has a number of tips to safely burn yard debris. According to Smokeybear.com, 88 percent of all wildfires in 2017 were human caused.Read More
A bonsai gardening workshop will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Klamath County Museum. The beginner-level workshop is being offered by a bonsai study group that formed earlier this year.Read More
Highlights from this week’s Recreation Report include: Time is running out to report your 2018 hunt, Youth turkey season this weekend, Take the family fishing, Best bests for weekend fishing, and Area fishing reports.Read More
Lakeview, Oregon - Even though waters have begun to recede, there are still road closures in effect, active pumping operations and cleanup activities in the Lakeview area following a flood event which peaked early this morning.Read More
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Bureau of Reclamation announced the beginning of flood control operations on the Upper Klamath Lake with increased releases continuing today. The public is urged to take all necessary precautions, including avoiding high-water areas, on or near the Link or Klamath rivers (including below Keno and J.C. Boyle dams) while flows are elevated.Read More
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Twice each year there are open burn windows that allow Klamath County residents the opportunity to burn yard waste and collect yard debris at the Klamath County landfill.Read More
Highlights from this week’s Recreation Report include: 2019 Hunting season begins now, Youth turkey season April 13-14, Take the family fishing, Preview of spring bear season, and Best bets for weekend fishing.Read More
Tulelake, California— History will come alive on Saturday, May 11th, during the Lava Bed National Monument's annual Timeline Living History event.
This very special event highlights the storied history of the Tule Lake Basin.
Groups of local volunteers, including the Cascade Civil War Society and the Mount Mazama Mountain Men, will join National Park Service staff and other volunteers in portraying different time periods from the 19th and 20th centuries.Read More
The “Chiloquin Skies Star Party,” originally scheduled for April 6, has been postponed due to a forecast for cloudy skies over the next several days.
The event, to be held at Spink Park in west Chiloquin, is cosponsored by the City of Chiloquin and the Klamath County Museum. For more information contact Michelle Ochoa at (541) 783-2600.Read More
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A series of events designed to encourage use of native plants in landscaping and restoration projects will be offered in Klamath Falls this year.
The events are cosponsored by the Klamath Soil and Water Conservation District, the Klamath County Museum and the Klamath Basin Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon.Read More
Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Complex is seeking to contract with local producers for cooperative farming privileges on 3,501 acres at Lower Klamath NWR and 460 acres at Tule Lake NWR. All growers are welcome to apply and contracts are for crop share, meaning the resulting crop is shared by the cooperator and the refuge. Growers are responsible for all growing costs, and the refuge provides land.Read More
Citizens for Safe Schools will be hosting a Miniature Golf Tournament fundraiser to support their Kids in the Middle youth mentoring program. This fundraiser will be held at the Running Y Resort Mini-Golf Course on Sunday April 14th starting at 1:30pm.Read More
The gray wolf, an iconic species of the American West, had all but disappeared from landscape in the lower 48 states by the early 20th century. Now it roams free in nine states and is stable and healthy throughout its current range. This constitutes one of the greatest comebacks for an animal in U.S. conservation history. Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is re-affirming the success of this recovery with a proposal to remove all gray wolves from protection under Endangered Species Act (ESA).Read More