Tag Archives: Fish and Wildlife

Facebook post helped trooper nab 2 Oregon elk poachers

Two 26-year-old Dallas men are barred from hunting for three years and face one year of unsupervised probation and $7,600 in fines after illegally killing a bull elk last year. Source: Facebook post helped trooper nab 2 Oregon elk poachers | OregonLive.com

Burrowing ground squirrels threaten Central Oregon canals

Drive along the Pilot Butte Canal in Redmond in the spring and you’ll see ground squirrels scurry frantically back and forth across the road. Chubby rock chucks sprint from rock to rock. Source: Burrowing ground squirrels threaten Central Oregon canals | OregonLive.com

GPS-Collar Failures Cause Wolf-Tracking Woes For Oregon

The number of wolves in the wilds of Oregon increased slightly last year, but state wildlife officials lost track of one pack because none of its members is outfitted with GPS collars. Source: GPS-Collar Failures Cause Wolf-Tracking Woes For Oregon . News | OPB

Roadkill bill cruises through Oregon Senate

Oregonians may soon be able to salvage the meat from roadkill deer and elk.Senate Bill 372, sponsored by state Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) and Rep. Greg Barreto (R-Cove), would allow the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to issue salvage permits for deer and elk that are accidentally killed in a vehicle collision. The bill […]
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Ocean salmon seasons are set for Oregon, Washington coasts

All-salmon fishing seasons will begin June 24 in the Pacific Ocean from Leadbetter Point at the north end of Long Beach Peninsula, Wash., south to Humbug Mountain, near Port Orford. Source: Ocean salmon seasons are set for Oregon, Washington coasts | OregonLive.com

Report: Oregon’s wolf population stagnant, 7 animals killed in 2016

Oregon Fish and Wildlife officials described the state’s gray wolf population as healthy and expanding in an annual report released Tuesday, but biologists observed 112 animals, just two more than estimated in 2015. Source: Report: Oregon’s wolf population stagnant, 7 animals killed in 2016 | OregonLive.com

Oregon wolf population stalls, but attacks on livestock ‘increased significantly’

For the first time in a half-decade, the growth of Oregon’s wolf population appeared to stagnate in 2016. Source: Oregon wolf population stalls, but attacks on livestock ‘increased significantly’

Fishery Managers Close 200 Miles Of West Coast To Salmon Fishing

About 200 miles of the West Coast will be closed to ocean salmon fishing this year to protect a record-low run of Klamath River chinook. Fishery managers with the Pacific Fishery Management Council voted Tuesday for a total closure of ocean salmon seasons from southern Oregon to northern California. Source: Fishery Managers Close 200 Miles […]
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