Wolf Pups Add to Oregon Packs


Eugene Weekly by Stacey Hollis Two of Oregon’s four known wolf packs, the Imnaha and the Wenaha pack, have each added four pups to the mix this year, bringing the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife count to approximately 37 confirmed wolves in Oregon, according to Josh Laughlin of Cascadia Wildlands. “And there’s likely more,” … Continue reading Wolf Pups Add to Oregon Packs

Elk Group Takes Hit from Muries, Others


July 25, 2012 Jackson Hole News and Guide by Todd Wilkinson By now, you may have heard about the flap between the Murie family and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.   Last week, foundation President David Allen said his organization was dropping Olaus J. Murie's name from one of its most coveted awards, an hon or … Continue reading Elk Group Takes Hit from Muries, Others

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Changes Name of Conservation Prize Over Wolf Dispute


July 19, 2012   Associated Press   HELENA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation removed the name of Olaus J. Murie from a conservation award after the family of the man known as the father of modern elk management objected to what they called an all-out war against wolves.   The demand came after … Continue reading Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Changes Name of Conservation Prize Over Wolf Dispute

Umatilla Biologist Views Wolves as Valuable


July 2012 By the Confederated Umatilla Journal, July 2012   PENDLETON – After all the "credible" sighting over the last several years, it now is official: Gray wolves are back on the Umatilla Indian Reservation.   State game officials trapped and collared OR-14 (the fourteenth confirmed wolf in Oregon) in late June on Weston Mountain … Continue reading Umatilla Biologist Views Wolves as Valuable

Timber Firms Join Murrelet Lawsuit


July 9, 2012 The Eugene Register-Guard by Karen McCown    A Eugene lumber company is among forest industry firms intervening in a lawsuit filed in federal court by environmental groups against Gov. John Kitz­haber and state land and forest management agencies.   U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken last week granted a request by Eugene-based Seneca … Continue reading Timber Firms Join Murrelet Lawsuit

The Flying Potato is Famous: Marbled Murrelet Media Madness


For a little bird often described as a flying potato, the federally listed marbled murrelet is getting a lot of well-deserved attention these days.  Why?  Mainly because of Cascadia Wildlands et al. v. Kitzhaber et al. our suit against the state of Oregon to halt harm to this soaring spud with our co-litigants Center for Biological … Continue reading The Flying Potato is Famous: Marbled Murrelet Media Madness

State Suspends State Forest Timber Sales Subject to Federal Lawsuit   


July 2, 2012 KLCC by Rachael McDonald   The Oregon Department of Forestry has suspended operations on 10 timber sales. A lawsuit brought by conservation groups says the logging imperils a federally listed seabird.
 
Four conservation groups are suing Oregon to halt timber sales on the Elliot, Clatsop and Tillamook State Forests.   Josh Laughlin with … Continue reading State Suspends State Forest Timber Sales Subject to Federal Lawsuit   

At Least Eight New Wolf Pups Born in Oregon This Spring


Associated Press by Jeff Barnard June 20, 2012 While judges on the Oregon Court of Appeals consider whether to authorize state biologists to kill two wolves for preying on livestock, the Imnaha pack has been going about its business, producing four pups this spring. At least two and perhaps all four of the packs in … Continue reading At Least Eight New Wolf Pups Born in Oregon This Spring

Cascadia Wildlands Legal Director on TV Talking Wolf Pups


  June 14, 2102   By Lauren Mickler KEZI   EUGENE, Ore. — The Cascadia Wildlands organization credits its lawsuit with helping Oregon's wolf population grow.   The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife had issued a kill order on this particular wolf pack after it attacked cattle. But Cascadia Wildlands filed a lawsuit to … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands Legal Director on TV Talking Wolf Pups