Court Agreement: Washington Will Give Public Notice Before Killing Wolves


For immediate release May 18, 2018 Contact: Nick Cady, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org OLYMPIA, Wash.— Washington wildlife officials will have to give eight business hours of notice before killing wolves in the state, under a new agreement reached today in Thurston County Superior Court. Judge Chris Lanese ruled from the bench today that a challenge by … Continue reading Court Agreement: Washington Will Give Public Notice Before Killing Wolves

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.

Press Release: Oregon Wolf Recovery Stagnant in 2016, Changes to Wolf Plan Concern Wolf Advocates


For immediate release April 11, 2017 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746   Today the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released its 2016 annual report for wolf recovery as well as its draft update to the Oregon Wolf Plan. Of particular interest, the annual report shows that wolf packs and breeding pairs documented in … Continue reading Press Release: Oregon Wolf Recovery Stagnant in 2016, Changes to Wolf Plan Concern Wolf Advocates

Press Release: State of Oregon to Kill Alpha Pair and Two Others in Imnaha Wolf Pack


March 31, 2016 For immediate release Contact: Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746; nick@cascwild.org   UPDATE: At 2:49 pm today we received communication from ODFW that the agency lethally removed the four wolves.   Following a series of cattle and sheep depredations in Wallowa County, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has authorized … Continue reading Press Release: State of Oregon to Kill Alpha Pair and Two Others in Imnaha Wolf Pack

Cascadia Wildlands Challenges Wildlife Services’ Wolf Killing in Oregon


For Immediate Release, February 3, 2016   Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463, nick@cascwild.org John Mellgren, Western Law Environmental Center, (541) 359-0990, mellgren@westernlaw.org Amy Atwood, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 504-5660, atwood@biologicaldiversity.org Bethany Cotton, WildEarth Guardians, (503) 327-4923, bcotton@wildearthguardians.org Brooks Fahy, Predator Defense, (541) 937-4261, brooks@predatordefense.org Camilla Fox, Project Coyote, (415) 690-0338, cfox@projectcoyote.org   … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands Challenges Wildlife Services’ Wolf Killing in Oregon

Cascadia Wildlands Statement on Wolf Recovery Announcement by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife


Press statement January 28, 2015 Contact: Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 314.482.3746                  Josh Laughlin, Campaign Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.844.8182   The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife just announced it is moving to phase II of its wolf recovery plan in eastern Oregon after state wildlife … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands Statement on Wolf Recovery Announcement by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Press Release: Petition Filed to Require Nonlethal Steps to Control Washington Wolves


For Immediate Release, June 9, 2014   Contacts: Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 Mike Petersen, The Lands Council, (509) 209-2406 John Mellgren, Western Environmental Law Center, (541) 525-5087   OLYMPIA, Wash.— Eight conservation groups filed a petition late Friday requesting that the Washington Department of Fish … Continue reading Press Release: Petition Filed to Require Nonlethal Steps to Control Washington Wolves

New Rules Seek to Benefit Wolf Recovery


Eugene Weekly by Amy Schneider It’s been more than half a century since packs of gray wolves wandered the rim of Crater Lake and the Three Sisters Wilderness, but conservationists say that their howls may soon be heard again in those areas, once they disperse into western Oregon. Due to a recent settlement between several … Continue reading New Rules Seek to Benefit Wolf Recovery

Blog: Landmark Settlement Reached for Wolves in Oregon


by Josh Laughlin, Campaign Director It has been nearly 20 months since Cascadia Wildlands, Oregon Wild and Center for Biological Diversity were granted an injunction against the state killing wolves in Oregon. Prior to filing the case, two things became clear: 1) the state of Oregon was becoming more comfortable killing endangered wolves, and 2) … Continue reading Blog: Landmark Settlement Reached for Wolves in Oregon

Press Release: Settlement Reached in Wolf Legal Fight


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2013   Contact: Rob Klavins, Wildlife Advocate, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 ext. 210, rk@oregonwild.org Steve Pedery, Conservation Director, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 ext. 212, sp@oregonwild.org Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Josh Laughlin, Campaign Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 jlaughlin@cascwild.org   Salem, Oregon  – After seventeen months … Continue reading Press Release: Settlement Reached in Wolf Legal Fight