Tag Archives: Wolves

ODFW Commission hears wolf plan testimony

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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

Wolf Hunting Still An Option Under New Oregon Plan 

Wolf Hunting Still An Option Under New Oregon Plan Gray wolves are once again the center of attention for Oregon wildlife officials. The state is considering revisions to the state’s Wolf Management Plan, which directs how the state’s gray wolf population is protected. The plan also addresses how conflicts with humans, livestock and deer and elk […]
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House Mistakenly Passes Bill That Would Allow Drones to Fire Bullets at Wolves, Other Wildlife Predators

Measure relaxes earlier prohibitions on use of unmanned aircraft in Oregon skies but is expected to be amended in Senate. The Oregon House yesterday passed House Bill 3047, which explicitly expands the permitted use of drones in Oregon airspace and, according to the bill summary, allows the “use of unmanned aircraft system capable of firing […]
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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

Portland students get first-hand look at possible wolf depredation

-Two teens from the Sunnyside Environmental School witness field biologist investigate cow, calf killed in Wallowa County.- A trip to the Eastern Oregon this spring gave two Portland school kids a rare glimpse into raising livestock in the county where half of the state’s wolf population live. Source: Portland students get first-hand look at possible […]
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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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WA lawmakers OK new way to deter wolves 

A bill creating a new program to prevent wolves from attacking livestock in northeast Washington has been sent by lawmakers to Gov. Jay Inslee. House Bill 2126 directs the state Department of Agriculture and conservation district board members in Ferry, Okanogan, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties to oversee the awarding of money to nonprofit groups […]
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There needs to be compromise in wolf management | Opinion

Wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in 1995. Four years later a single wolf was sighted in Eastern Oregon. And then in 2011, OR7, a radio-collared wolf, made his presence known in the Southern Cascades. He probably set foot in eastern Douglas County on his travels. Wolves are here to stay in Oregon and there […]
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