ODFW sounds all clear on backyard feeders

Oregon bird enthusiasts can put their yard feeders out once again.

Earlier this year, officials from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife asked residents to take down feeders to halt the spread of salmonella among some local bird populations.

The disease appears to have run its course in the area, said Stuart Love, district wildlife biologist in the Charleston Field Office of Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Love reported from Coos . . .

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