Tag Archives: Wolves

Wolfpack kills calf in SE Washington

The Grouse Flats wolfpack in southeast Washington killed a calf in a 160-acre fenced pasture, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife said today. Fish and Wildlife employees found the dead 400- to 450-pound calf July 8 in the department’s 4-0 Ranch Wildlife Area. The calf belonged to a rancher who has a permit to […]
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SW Oregon gears up for more wolves

Paul Wolf is taking a proactive approach to the increasing presence of wolves in southwestern Oregon. Wolf is the Southwest District Supervisor for Wildlife Services, a program whose mission “is to provide federal leadership and expertise to resolve wildlife conflicts to allow people and wildlife to co-exist.” Source: SW Oregon gears up for more wolves […]
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Six new wolf pups born in Mount Hood area of Western Oregon

Western Oregon’s wolf population is continuing to grow. Six new wolf pups were born to the White River Pack this year, according to footage from a trail cam put up by biologists with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and shared by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Source: Six new wolf pups born in Mount Hood […]
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6 New Wolf Pups Caught On Trail Cam In Central Oregon

Biologists with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have captured video of six wolf pups from White River pack Source: 6 New Wolf Pups Caught On Trail Cam In Central Oregon . News | OPB

Rogue Pack fence GoFundMe exceeds goal

A GoFundMe campaign to help build a fence that would separate OR-7’s Rogue Pack of gray wolves from a local ranch exceed its $6,000 goal and will no longer accept donations. The fundraiser, held by Ashland environmental group KS Wild, was part of an ongoing effort by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and rancher […]
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Protecting Cattle From Wolves Becomes A Community Effort In Southern Oregon

A conservation group in Southern Oregon has launched a crowd-funding campaign to help build a tall fence around a local ranch. Eight cows and two dogs at Jackson County’s Mill-Mar Ranch have been killed by the Rogue Wolf Pack. Source: Protecting Cattle From Wolves Becomes A Community Effort In Southern Oregon . News | OPB

GoFundMe account set up for Rogue Pack

A GoFundMe account has been set up by a Southern Oregon advocacy group with the goal of protecting both wolves and livestock. KS Wild, based in Ashland, set up the crowdsourcing effort to help build a 6-foot-tall electric fence to keep wolves, including OR-7 and the Rogue Pack, off the 270-acre Prospect area property owned […]
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Commentary: Coming to defense of not-so-cute animals

Way back in 1979, the evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould made a case that cuteness is not an arbitrary notion, but a measurable trait that can make people feel protective and nurturing. Scientists have since measured the trait — and even identified how dogs use special facial muscles to make themselves “cute.” Understanding this shouldn’t […]
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Enviros Bare Their Teeth at Wolf Plan

Commissioners for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife voted June 7 on an updated wolf plan that allows members of the public to be granted permits to kill wolves. Source: Enviros Bare Their Teeth at Wolf Plan

Oregon governor critical of revised wolf plan

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has come out in opposition to the revised wolf management plan passed by the state Fish and Wildlife Commission on June 7. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is once again taking the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to task over wolf conservation. Fish and Wildlife commissioners approved a revised version of […]
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