Category Archives: Fish and Wildlife Commission

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 |

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

3 Questions About Oregon’s New Wolf Plan

Wildlife officials are reworking Oregon’s Wolf Management Plan, which governs how the state’s fragile wolf population is protected and conflicts with humans are minimized. Here are three questions (and answers) to bring you up to speed on what’s happening and why. Source: 3 Questions About Oregon’s New Wolf Plan . News | OPB

Wolf plan hearing should be in NE Oregon – – Opinion

It seems to us that Oregon Fish and Wildlife commissioners would want to make it easier to hear from people for whom wolves are not an abstract attraction. The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has scheduled two public hearings on an updated wolf management plan. Many ranchers in wolf country would counter that state wildlife […]
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Now’s your chance to be heard — Opinion

A lot of things are percolating around the Basin as the weather warms up — well, warm is in the eye of the beholder, but hopefully the wintry weather will give way to spring soon. Of note today, Friday, is the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting. It’s a rare occurrence to have […]
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Review of Oregon’s wolf management plan begins

A public hearing April 21 in Klamath Falls begins what is certain to be a contentious rehash of wolves’ impact on livestock and wild prey. Oregon’s wolf management plan is up for public review as the ODFW Commission once again attempts to balance the restoration of an apex predator with the havoc they can cause […]
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Public invited to Fish and Wildlife Commission tour

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will take part in a public tour a variety of Klamath Basin locations Thursday before the commission’s meeting Friday, according to a news release. On Thursday, commissioners will tour the J.C. Boyle Dam to discuss the Klamath River; Johnson Prairie on Highway 66 to discuss wolf management; and the […]
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 Fish and Wildlife Commission curtails summer gillnetting

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has voted unanimously to curtail gillnet fish harvests, altering an earlier decision that was more favorable to commercial fishermen. Source: Oregon Local News – Fish and Wildlife Commission curtails summer gillnetting

Coastal Caucus supports commission decision on gillnetting

Bipartisan group of lawmakers go against the governor by supporting position of commercial fishermen. A group of state legislators from the Oregon coast are voicing support for a controversial decision by the state’s fish and wildlife commission to maintain commercial gillnetting along the Columbia River. Source: Oregon Local News – Coastal Caucus supports commission decision […]
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Legislation, real and imagined, takes over in Salem

Perhaps the Fish and Wildlife Commission could even dream that up without any legislative help. There was a rumor afoot last week a bill may be dropped in Salem to declare guides commercial fishermen (and women), with their own separate quota, standards and rules for fishing in the lower Columbia River. Source: Legislation, real and […]
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