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Will ODFW go after OR7? 2 more Dead calves blamed on Rogue Pack

ODFW said though they’re not required,  however non-lethal measures can be used to reduce livestock depredation.   JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Two more calves were killed by wolves in Jackson County, just days after another calf was found dead. On January 4 a cattle producer found a dead calf on private ranchland about six miles southeast of Prospect, in the Boundary Butte area. The 250-pound calf was found about 500 yards from a residence. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife determined the calf was killed by wolves. Evidence implicated the Rogue Pack. On January 10, another dead calf was found [...]

Where is Oregon’s most famous wolf now?; OR-7, famous for long journey, settles in as pack leader

In the approximately six years after his well-documented journey across Oregon, which included Deschutes County, the gray wolf best known as OR-7 has established new wolf populations in Southern Oregon and Northern California. As the nearly 9-year-old wolf settles into old age, he’s remembered as a patriarch, a grandfather and a pioneer for Oregon’s burgeoning wolf population. “He’s been a great ambassador for the species,” said Rob Klavins, Northeast Oregon field coordinator for Oregon Wild, a Portland-based environmental nonprofit. Today, OR-7 is the alpha male of the Rogue Pack, a group of 11 or 12 wolves that spends much of [...]

By | 2017-12-14T18:10:29+00:00 December 14th, 2017|OR7, Protect Oregon Wolves, Protect The Wolves|2 Comments

New Oregon wolf management plan, which governs killing, delayed after concerns expressed 

Oregon's long-awaited update to how the state manages its still-rebounding wolf population will have to wait until February at the earliest. Fish and Wildlife commissioners decided Friday to push back a scheduled January vote on the five-year governing document for the canid, the first comprehensive update to the wolf plan since 2010. It wasn't immediately clear if commissioners would vote on a plan in February, as the agenda already includes an update on the threatened marbled murrelet seabird population. Wolves were removed from the state's endangered species list in 2015. The management plan sets rules for how and when wolves can be [...]

By | 2017-12-09T17:12:40+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Oppose Welfare Ranching, OR7, Protect The Wolves|0 Comments

ODFW not allowing Public Comment

Oregon like Washington, have decided to prevent the comment from the Public. This is not in the Best Interest of the Public's Resources! 2017 November 30, 2017 Working copy of revisions to the April 2017 Draft Wolf Plan now available A working copy of the revised Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan is now available online at http://bit.ly/2j1w4nt. This working copy shows the edits staff have made to the April 2017 Draft Wolf Plan as a result of comments from stakeholders, the public and commissioners. ODFW staff will brief the Fish and Wildlife Commission on this Working Copy of the Draft [...]