Legal Victory for California’s Wolves!


Court: Gray Wolves Can Keep California Endangered Species Protection Judge Finds No Merit in Pacific Legal Foundation, Rancher Challenge SAN DIEGO— A state court judge today upheld protection for gray wolves under the California Endangered Species Act. The ruling rejected a challenge from the Pacific Legal Foundation on behalf of the California Cattlemen’s Association and … Continue reading Legal Victory for California’s Wolves!

Press release: Gray wolves documented on Oregon’s Mt. Hood


For immediate release January 16, 2018 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182   The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced today that two gray wolves have been documented on the Mt. Hood National Forest. A remote camera captured an image showing two wolves traveling together in southern Wasco County. Until now, only lone wolves … Continue reading Press release: Gray wolves documented on Oregon’s Mt. Hood

The Deja Vu of Killing Wolves


Late last month, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that it would shoot up to four wolves in the Harl Butte pack. Again. In August, following conflicts between wolves and livestock in the same area, the Department killed another four wolves from the same pack.

Cascadia Goes to Court to Defend Wolf Protections in California


For Immediate Release, March 14, 2017   Contacts:         Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463, nick@cascwild.org Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613, aweiss@biologicaldiversity.org Greg Loarie, Earthjustice, (415) 217-2000, gloarie@earthjustice.org Tom Wheeler, Environmental Protection Information Center, (707) 822-7711, tom@wildcalifornia.org Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, (541) 488-5789, joseph@kswild.org   Conservation Groups Oppose Effort … Continue reading Cascadia Goes to Court to Defend Wolf Protections in California

Gray Wolf Background and Resources


Extermination. Seen as incompatible with the settlement of the West, the gray wolf was trapped, poisoned and shot by state and federal governments and private bounty hunters to the point of near extinction. Protection. The species has been listed on the federal Endangered Species Act since the 1973. However, as of 2019 these protections are … Continue reading Gray Wolf Background and Resources

Oregon Wolf Recovery Chronology


2019 March 21, 2019:  ODFW confirms that wolves have returned to Lane and Douglas Counties! Images of the Indigo wolves are released by USFWS. 2018 February 27, 2018:  After spending two months in California, OR-54 is back in Oregon with the Rogue Pack. February 2, 2018:  OR-54, one of the offspring of infamous wolf OR-7,  … Continue reading Oregon Wolf Recovery Chronology

Poll: Most Oregonians Oppose Hunting of Wolves, Favor Nonlethal Conflict Prevention


For Immediate Release October 7, 2016   Contacts: >Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org >Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613, aweiss@biologicaldiversity.org >Catalina Tresky, Defenders of Wildlife, (202) 772-0253, ctresky@defenders.org >Lia Cheek, Endangered Species Coalition, (617) 840-4983, lcheek@endangered.org >Arran Robertson, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 x 223, ar@oregonwild.org >Lindsay Raber, Pacific Wolf Coalition, (928) … Continue reading Poll: Most Oregonians Oppose Hunting of Wolves, Favor Nonlethal Conflict Prevention

Oregon Wolf Delisting Training


by Legal Director Nick Cady   You may have heard the terrible news out of northeast Oregon last week that two wolves, the alpha male and female of the newly formed Sled Springs pack, were found dead next to each other.  It is highly likely that these animals were poached; poisoned given the unusual circumstances … Continue reading Oregon Wolf Delisting Training

Wolf Tracks


Willamette Week by Aaron Mesh May 27, 2015   Nick Cady is thrilled to see the return of gray wolves to Oregon’s Cascade Range. He celebrated when the wolf dubbed OR-7 was spotted south of Crater Lake in 2011, more than 60 years after hunters wiped out the species from the state.   But even … Continue reading Wolf Tracks