Shotgun skills classes coming up in July and August required for September pheasant hunting workshops

SALEM, Ore.—Now is a great time to learn or brush up on shotgun shooting skills before bird hunting opens in September. ODFW will host several shotgun skills workshops in Gervais, Portland and near Corvallis during July and August. The cost is $12 per participant, which is due when registering. Workshops …

ODFW Commission bans alcohol at Sauvie Island Wildlife Area from May 1st to Sept. 30th

SALEM, Ore.—After hearing strong support from area residents, law enforcement and emergency responders who have been dealing with alcohol-related problems, the Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously to ban alcohol at Sauvie Island Wildlife Area (SIWA) from May 1-Sept. 30 annually during its meeting in Salem today. The ban will begin this …