Tag Archives: Wolves

Behind-the-scenes of the broken Wolf Plan process | Opinion

When the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission meets in March, the group will consider proposed revisions to our state’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan. But the proposal before the commission is the outcome of a biased, superficial and unscientific stakeholder process. Last week, conservation organizations withdrew from that flawed undertaking. Source: Opinion: Behind-the-scenes of the […]
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Tracking Conflict And The Wolf

Students travel the state to study management of the predator and how to bridge divides on any issue. Thousands of people cross the border between Oregon and Idaho every day without anyone batting an eye. On one day about 13 years ago, another Idahoan left the Gem State for its western neighbor and, like many […]
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Environmental groups blast ODFW over wolf plan; After stepping away from talks, conservation groups vow to continue the fight

When the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife brought in a third-party facilitator over the summer to lead meetings on Oregon’s new gray wolf management plan, wildlife advocates looked at it as an opportunity to start fresh on the much debated issue. Source: Environmental groups blast ODFW over wolf plan; After stepping away from talks, […]
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Environmental groups withdraw from wolf discussions

Oregon wolf management plan was due for update in 2015. Four environmental groups have pulled out of ongoing discussions about updates to the state’s wolf management plan ahead of an upcoming meeting. In a joint letter addressed to Gov. Kate Brown, representatives from Cascadia Wildlands, Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Oregon Wild […]
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Environmentalists Withdraw From ‘Broken’ Oregon Wolf Plan Negotiations

Environmental groups have withdrawn from an effort to update Oregon’s plan for managing gray wolves days before a final meeting of stakeholders, throwing the future of negotiations over wolf management and protections into question. Source: Environmentalists Withdraw From ‘Broken’ Oregon Wolf Plan Negotiations

Rogue Pack of wolves blamed for death of eighth cow in Oregon since October

Authorities say gray wolf OR-7′s Rogue Pack has been blamed for killing another cow at a ranch in southwest Oregon, marking the eighth confirmed livestock kill attributed to the pack since late October. Source: Rogue Pack of wolves blamed for death of eighth cow in Oregon since October

Wolf advisory group looks at boosting deer, elk populations

Washington’s wolf advisory group will look at increasing the populations of deer and elk to provide the predators with more food and reduce attacks on livestock. The move is part of the group’s plan to consider how wolves interact on a landscape with deer and elk, other predators and livestock, in the event they are […]
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Column: Ungulate population must be increased in wolf country

To quote one of the goals of the Washington Wolf Plan: “Maintain healthy and robust ungulate populations in the state that provide abundant prey for wolves and other predators as well as ample harvest opportunities for hunters.” Source: Column: Ungulate population must be increased in wolf country | Letters | capitalpress.com

Rogue Pack kills again

Gray wolf OR-7’s Rogue Pack has killed another cow at a northeastern Jackson County ranch, marking the seventh confirmed livestock kill attributed to the pack since late October, authorities said. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reports that the dead and partially consumed cow was found Sunday on a ranch in the Boundary Butte […]
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Window to remove gray wolf protections is closing for Congress

The gray wolf has been in danger in recent weeks of losing the federal protection that for decades has kept it from being hunted. But the congressional ardor to end the protection — and make it easier to trap or shoot the wolves — is fading fast. House Republicans last month passed legislation to remove […]
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