Category Archives: Fish and Wildlife Commission

 ODFW Commission wrestles with wolf management questions

A couple of items emerged June 8 when the citizen commission that sets Oregon’s wildlife policy sat down once again to gnaw on the state’s plan for managing wolves. Source: Pamplin Media Group – ODFW Commission wrestles with wolf management questions

State wolf management plan moves closer to completion

ODFW commissioners discuss attacks on public land and more. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has moved a step closer to finalizing the first new management plan for gray wolves in Oregon in seven years. On Thursday, the seven ODFW commissioners met in Salem to discuss details of a draft of the department’s gray […]
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ODFW Commission wrestles with wolf management questions

Oregon wolf discussion includes livestock kills, poaching, local management and more. A couple of items emerged June 8 when the citizen commission that sets Oregon’s wildlife policy sat down once again to gnaw on the state’s plan for managing wolves. Among them: There’s a question about who should investigate when Oregon wolves devour livestock. A […]
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Tour shows value of commercial fisheries

Examined fishing, seafood processing and boat building Positive news about successful local efforts to build and maintain a strong fishing community in Clatsop County jostled with concerns about attracting workers at the first ever Clatsop Commercial Fisheries Tour Wednesday. The tour, conceived of and hosted by Oregon State University’s Oregon Sea Grant, drew approximately 100 […]
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Oregon’s wolf management plan may come to resemble Idaho’s

Idaho has seven times as many wolves and allows hunting and trapping in addition to “lethal control” for livestock and ungulate losses. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission heard from dozens of people with diametrically opposed views when it took its wolf plan review on the road to hearings in Klamath Falls and […]
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Salmon compromise a good start, but there’s more work to do | Guest Opinion 

On March 16 I wrote in this space about a public controversy ­— a political spat — that had the capacity to turn out badly for Gov. Kate Brown and the Oregon Fish & Wildlife Commission, as well as for our sport and commercial fishermen (and their customers who like Columbia River salmon). I operate […]
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Wolf opponents, proponents face off in Portland

The two sides of the wolf conservation movement faced off in Portland on Friday as the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hosted a public meeting on the proposed conservation plan for the embattled canid. Source: Wolf opponents, proponents face off in Portland | Local News | heraldandnews.com

Second round of Oregon wolf plan review happens in Portland

Public review of the contentious way Oregon manages gray wolves continues May 19 with a hearing in Portland. Source: Second round of Oregon wolf plan review happens in Portland – – Capital Press

Wolf foes, friends have their say 

Citizens speak out about wolf management at ODFW hearing Wolf management was at the top of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) Commission hearings Friday at the Running Y Ranch Resort. Source: Wolf foes, friends have their say | Local News | heraldandnews.com

ODFW Commission hears wolf plan testimony

The meeting was dominated by input on the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan’s five-year review. In the heart of Southern Oregon’s burgeoning wolf territory, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Friday took testimony on the state’s draft wolf plan revision. Source: ODFW Commission hears wolf plan testimony – – Capital Press