Category Archives: Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

A few popular high lakes open for fishing Sunday in Central Oregon

Crane Prairie, Wickiup reservoirs, and Odell Lake set to open for anglers. With the recent cold, snowy weather, it certainly does not feel like fishing season is upon us in Central Oregon. Source: A few popular high lakes open for fishing Sunday in Central Oregon; Crane Prairie, Wickiup reservoirs, and Odell Lake set to open […]
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Two-rod rule announced for Tillamook, Nestucca, Willamette systems

Two rods per angler will be allowed for hatchery spring chinook and hatchery steelhead in Tillamook and Nestucca bays and their major river systems beginning May 1. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the decision Wednesday, along with opening the entire Willamette River system above Willamette Falls to two-rods. Source: Two-rod rule announced […]
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Oregon wildlife officials kill wolves in effort to save cattle

Oregon wildlife officials shot and killed two wolves from a helicopter Wednesday in an attempt to reduce killings of cattle by the predators. The killings have reignited a debate between the state, ranchers and environmentalists about how to manage wolves, which were hunted down for 100 years until they disappeared in 1947. Source: Oregon wildlife […]
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Oregon regulators challenge county’s rural housing zone

Oregon regulators are challenging a plan to allow more rural housing on farmland and forestland in Douglas County that was approved last month. In March, Douglas County decided to open about 22,500 acres to the development of 20-acre homes sites on properties that it had found were of marginal value or agriculture and forestry. Source: […]
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ODFW shoots two more Pine Creek wolves

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shot two more wolves from the Pine Creek pack Wednesday morning in Baker County, following the latest in a string of attacks on livestock. The most recent depredations were confirmed Sunday, April 15 and Monday, April 16 at Pine Creek Ranch in Halfway, Ore. Source: ODFW shoots two […]
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ODFW kills two more Pine Creek wolves

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has shot two more wolves from the Pine Creek pack after another attack on livestock in Baker County. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shot two more wolves from the Pine Creek pack Wednesday morning in Baker County, following the latest in a string of attacks on […]
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Oregon inspecting incoming boats for invasive species;

As the start of boating season nears, drivers bringing motorized and non-motorized boats into Oregon will now have to stop at watercraft inspection stations in order to keep aquatic invasive species out of the state. Source: Oregon inspecting incoming boats for invasive species;

Marbled Murrelet Listed as Endangered Under Oregon’s Endangered Species Act: What Does It Mean for Timber Landowners and Operators in Oregon?

At its February 9, 2018 meeting, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission (the “Commission”) voted to “uplist” the marbled murrelet’s status from a threatened to an endangered species by a 4-2 margin. The marbled murrelet is a diving seabird that nests in forests along the coast from Alaska to Northern California, traveling up to 50 […]
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Oregon authorizes killing three more wolves from Pine Creek Pack

Trouble has continued for Eastern Oregon’s Pine Creek Pack. Source: Oregon authorizes killing three more wolves from Pine Creek Pack

Oregon cattlemen ask again to kill Pine Creek wolves

The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association is again asking the state Department of Fish & Wildlife to approve killing wolves from the Pine Creek pack after a third incident of livestock predation. Northeast Oregon ranchers are again seeking to eradicate the entire Pine Creek wolf pack from Baker County after the apex predators attacked livestock for the […]
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