April 20, 2022 — Conservationists are concerned about the plateau of Oregon’s wolf population in 2021, largely resulting from poaching and agency killings. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (ODFW) annual wolf population report, released late yesterday, shows Oregon’s wolf population grew by the lowest percentage (just over one percent) since wolves naturally returned to the state. The 2021 minimum population of 175 wolves increased by just two animals from the 2020 minimum count of 173.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 2, 2021 Contacts:Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director, Cascadia Wildlands, email@example.com, 503.327.4923Samantha Bruegger, Wildlife Coexistence Campaigner, WildEarth Guardians, firstname.lastname@example.org, 970.531.6720 Outrage: Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife Kills Wolf … Continue reading Press Release: ODFW Uses Tax Dollars to Kill 3.5 Month Old Wolf Pups
By Kale Williams | The Oregonian/OregonLiveOriginally published on OregonLive.com April 22, 2021 Oregon’s documented wolf population grew by 9.5% in 2020, but advocates are concerned by the number of poaching … Continue reading Wolf population in Oregon grows by nearly 10%, but illegal killings worry advocates
For Immediate Release, September 10, 2020 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, email@example.com PORTLAND, Ore.— Conservation groups filed a petition today asking the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission to permanently … Continue reading Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Petitioned to End Beaver Trapping and Hunting on Federal Land
by Chelsea Stewart-Fusek Cascadia Wildlands Legal Intern, Summer 2020 The North American beaver (Castor canadensis) is a primarily nocturnal, semi-aquatic rodent that is known as an ecosystem engineer because its … Continue reading INTERN-al VIEW: No Longer the “Beaver State”- The Quest to Protect Oregon’s Beavers
Opinion piece in the Register Guard from Ernie Niemi. Learn more about the benefits of beavers in Cascadia. By Ernie Niemi If somebody says they’re using Oregon’s natural resources in a … Continue reading Guest View: Beavers and the Twisting of Sustainability
For immediate releaseAugust 7, 2019 Court: Oregon Illegally Denied Marbled Murrelet Endangered Species Protections EUGENE, Ore.— An Oregon judge has issued a decision concluding the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission violated … Continue reading Legal Victory for Marbled Murrelets in Oregon!
For Immediate Release, January 7, 2019 Conservation Groups Exit Oregon Wolf Meetings Citing Potential Increased Killings, Flawed Process Oregon Officials Unwilling to Follow Science on Wolf Management PORTLAND, Ore.— Four … Continue reading Conservation Groups Exit Oregon Wolf Meeting Citing Potential Increased Killing
Legal Victory: Oregon Must Update Coastal Marten Trapping Regulations Before Next Season PORTLAND, Ore.— In response to a lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands, the Oregon … Continue reading LEGAL VICTORY: Oregon to Regulate Humboldt Marten Trapping!
For Immediate Release, December 19, 2018 Oregon Sued for Not Stopping Coastal Marten Trapping State’s Last Two Populations of Cat-like Carnivores at Risk of Local Extinction PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center … Continue reading Oregon Sued for Humboldt Marten Trapping