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Benjamin Burgholzer

Benjamin Burgholzer

Benjamin Burgholzer is an enthusiast of wild foods and wild places, a part-time professor, small business owner, freelance writer, and the managing editor of the outdoor writing and film company, Harvesting Nature. A novice backpack hunter and seasoned fly fisherman, when he is not working or writing, he spends as much time as possible in the mountains of Oregon.

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Oregon to Continue Wild Steelhead Harvest Despite Dismal Returns

Wildlife Management

Oregon to Continue Wild Steelhead Harvest Despite Dismal Returns

It is no secret that the wild steelhead populations of the Pacific Northwest are struggling. Warming oceans, over-harvest, increasing predator abundance, habitat loss, and dams have wreaked havoc on the iconic anadromous species in recent years, to the point that there are only four wild steelhead...
8 Wolves Poisoned in Oregon

Wildlife Management

8 Wolves Poisoned in Oregon

Oregon State Police are seeking information regarding eight wolves killed by poison in Union County, Oregon. Several non-profit groups are also offering a large monetary reward. In February, Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife troopers responded to a call from state wildlife biologists who...