Tag Archives: Wolves

Conservation Groups Ask Gov. Kate Brown to Stop State-Sanctioned Wolf Killing

A group of 18 conservation organizations, led by Oregon Wild, wrote to Gov. Kate Brown today, urging her to get involved in a dispute over the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s wolf policy. The conservation groups are unhappy about ODFW, which reports to Brown, having killed two wolves this month in what’s called the […]
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Environmental groups petition EPA to ban cyanide devices linked to wolf death

Eighteen environmental advocacy groups are lobbying the Environmental Protection Agency to ban M-44s, the controversial spring-loaded devices filled with sodium cyanide and used primarily to kill coyotes and other predators. The organizations filed a petition with the EPA on Thursday to ban the devices in the lower 48 states, citing the dangers posed to wildlife […]
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ODFW kills 2 wolves for repeated attacks on cattle

Ranchers say the Harl Butte Pack regularly attacks livestock, and had asked ODFW to kill the entire pack. Staff with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shot and killed two adult wolves in response to multiple attacks on cattle grazing in Wallowa County. Department spokeswoman Michelle Dennehey said one uncollared wolf was killed Sunday night […]
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Oregon will kill 2 wolves in Wallowa County at ranchers’ request

Oregon wildlife officials will kill two adult wolves in Wallowa County this month at the request of ranchers who say the animals or their packmates have preyed on cattle on public and private lands for more than a year. The state announced plans for the killings Thursday afternoon. Department of Fish & Wildlife managers said […]
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ODFW approves killing two Harl Butte pack wolves

-The pack has been attacking cattle in Northeast Oregon for the past year, and ranchers hazed them away from livestock seven times in June and July, the wildlife department said.- Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife approved a kill order for two adult wolves from Wallowa County’s Harl Butte pack, which has been responsible for […]
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Oregon To Kill Wolves That Preyed On Livestock

Oregon has decided to kill members of a wolf pack in Eastern Oregon. It’s the seventh time state officials in Oregon or Washington have taken lethal action on wolves that preyed on livestock. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has decided to kill members of the Harl Butte wolf pack in Eastern Oregon in an attempt to disrupt the pack’s […]
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ODFW to kill wolves from Wallowa County pack

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has announced it will kill wolves from the Harl Butte pack in Wallowa County to limit livestock losses. The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife announced Thursday it will kill two wolves from the Harl Butte pack in Wallowa County to curb attacks on livestock, but will not […]
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Rancher asks ODFW to kill wolves after latest attack

The Harl Butte pack in Wallowa County has attacked calves six times in the past year. A rancher in northeast Oregon’s Wallowa County requested the state Department of Fish and Wildlife use lethal control against the Harl Butte wolfpack, which has attacked calves six times in the past year. An ODFW spokeswoman said the department […]
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ODFW confirms wolf attack on calf in Wallowa County

A 250-pound calf found with numerous bites and scrapes was attacked by a wolf, an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife investigation confirmed. A rancher noticed the injuries July 21 while moving cattle on a public grazing allotment in the Harl Butte area of Wallowa County, in northeast Oregon. Source: ODFW confirms wolf attack on […]
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OR-7 is grandpa to California wolf pack

It’s official: Rogue Pack alpha wolf OR-7 is a grandfather. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed Wednesday that the son of the famous wandering OR-7 has paired with a female, and they produced three pups this year. Source: OR-7 is grandpa to California wolf pack – News – MailTribune.com – Medford, OR