Friday Trash

Late Friday, the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife issued additional kill orders for wolves. Oregon Wild put out an unequivocal statement, but it looks like we may have taken it too easy on Governor Brown’s agency. 
 

Speaking for the Voiceless

This wolf track was found near Crater Lake National Park during the 2016 Oregon Wild Crater Lake Wolf Rendezvous. It may very well be that of OR7. Credit Jonathan Jelen.

On May 19th, I testified in front of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on wolves in Oregon. The Commission listened to hours of public testimony from conservation-minded Oregonians who asked the agency to protect and restore Oregon's fragile wolf population. 

Chairman Finley and Commissioners, thank you for being here today and providing the opportunity to hear public comments. My name is Gaby Diaz and I’m here today to speak on behalf of the voiceless.

Lil' Rogues

It’s been a busy last few days for Oregon’s wolves and those working to protect them, with new places, new dates, and new pups!

When I wrote to you last, it was about an important Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) Commission meeting in Seaside. But there’s been a change! The agenda for that meeting has moved and the ODFW Commission will now be taking comments on whether to delist gray wolves on Friday, Oct. 9th in Florence, OR.

A New Year for Oregon's Wolves

A look at the year that was – and will be – for wolf recovery and wildlife conservation in Oregon.

Overshare?

Oregon, Washington, and California are all considering proposals to share wolf location data with the livestock industry. Is it a good idea or dangerous precedent?

ODFW Commission Considers Changes to Oregon Wolf Plan

On Friday, October 10th, the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) Commission will discuss three extremely consequential wolf issues. Below, please find important information and statements from Oregon Wild regarding this meeting and the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan. Meeting materials from the agency may be found at http://www.dfw.state.or.us/agency/commission/minutes/.

Settlement Reached in Wolf Legal Fight

After seventeen months of grueling negotiations, conservationists, Governor John Kitzhaber, the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW), and the livestock industry have reached a compromise settlement agreement that resolves a long-running legal battle over wolf conservation in Oregon.

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