Tag Archives: Wolves

Guest column: Killing wolves truly should be the last option

The Bulletin recently reported on the status of Oregon’s wolf recovery. The top-line numbers showed cause for celebration. But a deeper dive shows another public agency that has lost its way. Exactly 124 wolves have been counted in Oregon. That’s 123 more than just a decade ago. But imagine if there were only 124 salmon, […]
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Baker County pack may determine fate of wolves in Oregon

For most of the past decade Oregon’s debate over wolves and their killing of livestock was focused somewhere other than Baker County. That ended last weekend. Source: Baker County pack may determine fate of wolves in Oregon | Opinion | argusobserver.com

Wolf probably has given birth

The alpha female of the Pine Creek wolf pack in eastern Baker County probably has given birth to a litter of pups over the past few days, or she is in a den preparing to do so. Brian Ratliff, district wildlife biologist at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (ODFW) Baker City office, said […]
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Wolves’ presence in SW Oregon changes everything for ranchers

Experts say OR54 will probably form a pack and wildlife services would be limited. OR54, an estimated 3-year-old female wolf, was in the Toketee Falls area of the North Umpqua River drainage on April 7. That’s about a 45-minute drive east of livestock pastures in eastern Douglas County. OR54 is wearing a radio collar, allowing […]
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Oregon wildlife officials kill wolves in effort to save cattle

Oregon wildlife officials shot and killed two wolves from a helicopter Wednesday in an attempt to reduce killings of cattle by the predators. The killings have reignited a debate between the state, ranchers and environmentalists about how to manage wolves, which were hunted down for 100 years until they disappeared in 1947. Source: Oregon wildlife […]
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ODFW shoots two more Pine Creek wolves

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shot two more wolves from the Pine Creek pack Wednesday morning in Baker County, following the latest in a string of attacks on livestock. The most recent depredations were confirmed Sunday, April 15 and Monday, April 16 at Pine Creek Ranch in Halfway, Ore. Source: ODFW shoots two […]
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ODFW kills two more Pine Creek wolves

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has shot two more wolves from the Pine Creek pack after another attack on livestock in Baker County. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shot two more wolves from the Pine Creek pack Wednesday morning in Baker County, following the latest in a string of attacks on […]
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Oregon authorizes killing three more wolves from Pine Creek Pack

Trouble has continued for Eastern Oregon’s Pine Creek Pack. Source: Oregon authorizes killing three more wolves from Pine Creek Pack

Eastern Oregon Ranchers Push To Kill Pine Creek Wolves

Northeast Oregon ranchers are again seeking to eradicate the entire Pine Creek wolf pack from Baker County after the apex predators attacked livestock for the third time in just over a week. Source: Eastern Oregon Ranchers Push To Kill Pine Creek Wolves

Oregon cattlemen ask again to kill Pine Creek wolves

The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association is again asking the state Department of Fish & Wildlife to approve killing wolves from the Pine Creek pack after a third incident of livestock predation. Northeast Oregon ranchers are again seeking to eradicate the entire Pine Creek wolf pack from Baker County after the apex predators attacked livestock for the […]
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