Tag Archives: Wolves

Oregon Wolf Population Up, But Famous OR-7 May Have Died

Oregon’s wolf population had a growth year in 2019 but may have lost its most famous member. OR-7, a wolf that drew international attention after wandering all the way from northeastern Oregon to the Oregon-California border in search of a mate, was not documented during the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s winter wolf count. […]
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Oregon Wildlife: Wolf population grows to 157 known animals

Oregon’s wolf population continues to grow, but the state’s most famous wolf may no longer be alive Source: Oregon Wildlife: Wolf population grows to 157 known animals

Oregon wolf population increases 15% in 2019

Oregon’s wolf population continued to increase in 2019 while the number of confirmed attacks on livestock decreased, according to the latest survey conducted by state wildlife biologists. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released its annual Wolf Conservation and Management report Wednesday, documenting at least 158 wolves statewide — a 15% bump over 2018. […]
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Famous Southern Oregon wolf OR-7 presumed dead

Gray wolf OR-7, the patriarch of the Rogue Pack and darling of wildlife lovers during his well-documented search for a mate but later sullied his reputation as a prolific livestock killer here, may be no more. The wolf — perhaps the most famous in the world this past decade — was not documented during the […]
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This land is our land | One hunter’s perspective on predators

I love hunting elk near Mt. Emily. We had a spot where, for several years in a row, we were able to find spike elk on the open ridgetops. We had figured out how the elk were using this area, and we had some hunting success. Then the wolves arrived. Source: This land is our […]
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Indigo wolves upgraded to pack by ODFW

Oregon now has 23 documented wolf packs with the inclusion of the Indigo Pack, a gray wolf pack that has traveled between Lane and Douglas counties and recently had its status upgraded by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Michelle Dennehy, a spokesperson for the ODFW, confirmed Thursday that the government organization had reclassified […]
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ODFW confirms wolves killed rancher’s bull near Sparta

A state wildlife biologist concluded that wolves killed a Baker County rancher’s 2-year-old bull and probably also killed a yearling steer last week in the snowbound Wallowa Mountains northeast of Baker City. Mib Dailey, who lives near Sparta, about 25 miles northeast of Baker City, said the bull and steer, along with two other bulls […]
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Oregon gray wolf OR-54 dies in California after 8,000-mile trek

The young wolf stepped into the spotlight in 2017, after wildlife officials in southern Oregon trapped her and fitted her with a GPS radio collar. The young wolf stepped into the spotlight in 2017, after wildlife officials in southern Oregon trapped her and fitted her with a GPS radio collar. Source: Oregon gray wolf OR-54 […]
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Wolf found dead in California was OR-7 progeny

An endangered gray wolf that was found dead Wednesday in Northern California was a daughter of OR-7 that had been collared in Oregon in 2017 to help gather evidence of the Rogue Pack’s livestock kills before she lit out on her own in 2018. Source: Wolf found dead in California was OR-7 progeny | Mail […]
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Endangered Wolf Who Trekked Over 8,700 in Search of Mate Found Dead in NorCal

An endangered gray wolf that wandered thousands of miles through Northern California has died, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday. OR-54, a 3- to 4-year-old female with a radio tracking collar, was found dead on Wednesday in Shasta County, the agency said in a statement. Source: Endangered Wolf Who Trekked Over 8,700 […]
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