Tag Archives: Wolves

Eastern Oregon ranchers prepare for wolves

Range riders, new fencing to be used to protect cattle. Almost a year has passed since wolves killed four calves and injured seven others in eastern Baker County, and several affected ranchers are ready to try new tactics to protect their herds. Their efforts will be bolstered by having relatively timely information of the wolves’ […]
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Putting America’s gray wolves back in the crosshairs

The science is pretty obvious here: Wolves are still struggling to establish viable populations. Last week, the Trump administration published a proposed rule that would strip the protections of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) from gray wolf populations nationwide. The science is pretty obvious here: Wolves are still struggling to establish viable populations in the […]
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Wolf task force seeks to form advisory board

Curry and Coos county commissioners plan to ask state officials if they can form a committee to address the management of wolves, recently blamed for the killing of 23 sheep in the White Mountain area near the Coos-Curry county line. Source: Wolf task force seeks to form advisory board;

Editorial: Wolves won’t be delisted without a fight

Cattlemen are cheering an announcement that the Department of the Interior will soon propose a plan to end federal protections on grey wolves. On March 6, Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will soon come up with a plan for delisting wolves, returning management to the states […]
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Wolves reach Oregon Coast, accused in ‘probable’ kill of 22 sheep

Gray wolves have apparently reached the Oregon Coast, but their arrival hasn’t been entirely peaceful. State wildlife officials say wolves “probably” killed 22 sheep in Curry County during four attacks in late February and early March. Source: Wolves reach Oregon Coast, accused in ‘probable’ kill of 22 sheep

Federal plan to delist wolves in Lower 48 draws mixed reactions

A proposal to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states is once again inflaming old tensions between Northwest ranchers and wildlife advocates. Source: Federal plan to delist wolves in Lower 48 draws mixed reactions

Wolf suspected of killing 23 sheep at Oregon Coast

Wildlife officials say a lone wolf “probably” killed nearly two dozen sheep between Feb. 23 and March 4 at the Oregon Coast, and according to local ranchers, it might not be the first time. Source: Wolf suspected of killing 23 sheep at Oregon Coast

‘Probable’ wolf kill at Oregon coast

The gray wolf dispersal from northeastern Oregon over more than a decade apparently has reached the Southern Oregon coast, where wildlife managers found a grisly calling card. One or more gray wolves likely attacked and killed almost two dozen sheep over an 11-day span in the Coastal Mountains northeast of Port Orford, which if confirmed […]
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Delisting could have grave effects for OR-7’s pack

The Rogue Pack’s taste for livestock in Jackson County alone would’ve put lethal removal of one or more of them into public discussion had the new proposal to drop federal endangered species status for gray wolves been in place this winter. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday it planned to propose a rule […]
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U.S. to lift federal protections for gray wolves

A proposal to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states is inflaming old tensions between Northwest ranchers and wildlife advocates. Source: U.S. to lift federal protections for gray wolves | Northwest | eastoregonian.com