Oregon Wildblog

October Wildlife Update: A Culture of Permissiveness

Sadly, on the verge of Wolf Awareness Week (which is next week), we received news that an Oregon wolf in the Wallowa Whitman National Forest was illegally killed. Poaching remains one of the biggest challenges for wolf recovery, and the culture by some hunting groups not to decry it leads to a culture of permissiveness. Until poaching of carnivores is universally condemned, getting justice will continue to be an uphill battle. 

Of Wildlife And Wildfire

Humans and wildlife have very different relationships with fire. Despite the very real threat forest fires can have on homes, property and human life, they also play a critical role in restoring and maintaining healthy forests and providing essential habitat for a myriad of fish and wildlife species. 

Webcast: Systemic Racism on Public Lands - The New Mavericks

A conversation with three trailblazers paving the way for representation, growth, and connection in the outdoors and outdoor industry.


We're back with Chad Brown of Soul River Inc for Part 3 of Systemic Racism on Public Lands - The New Mavericks.

Helping each other through wildfires

For families and communities all across Oregon, the fires this week have created a time of unprecedented stress and hardship.  The hot, dry weather combined with unusually high winds have created extreme fire danger all across the Pacific Northwest, and thousands of Oregonians have been forced to flee their homes.  Too many homes have already been lost.

August Wildlife Update: New and Improved

Thank you for filling out the survey that was shared in last month’s newsletter. The feedback was helpful and we’ll work to incorporate some of your suggestions into our wolf pack newsletters, starting with this one! 

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