National Wolf Protections in Jeopardy, Take Action Today!


On March 15, 2019, the Fish and Wildlife Service published a rule proposing to prematurely remove gray wolves across the country from the Endangered Species Act. This is now the third attempt by the federal government to remove these critical protections; the previous two rejected for violating basic scientific and recovery standards. This is a … Continue reading National Wolf Protections in Jeopardy, Take Action Today!

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

OR-7 The Journey : Film Premiere


“OR-7 The Journey” September 18, 2014 at 7:00pm Bijou Art Cinemas on 13th Ave. Eugene, Oregon Join Cascadia Wildlands and Oregon Wild on September 18, 2014 at 7pm in welcoming Oregon filmmaker Clemens Schenk for the Eugene premiere of “OR-7: The Journey”. RSVP HERE on the event page. Buy TICKETS ONLINE. “OR-7: The Journey” is … Continue reading OR-7 The Journey : Film Premiere

Breaking News: A very Happy Father’s Day Present for OR-7


By Bob Ferris BREAKING NEWS: The California Fish and Game Commission just voted 3-1 to protect wolves under the California Endangered Species Act!  Thanks to all who answered the call to protect wolves and the integrity of the California Endangered Species Act.  They overturned the recommendation of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.  We are so … Continue reading Breaking News: A very Happy Father’s Day Present for OR-7

OR-7 and Wanda are Parents!!


By Bob Ferris   We are very, very pleased as new parents to announce that OR-7 (Journey) and Wanda actually do have pups this year.  This is so, so exciting and makes it even more important to contact the California Fish and Game Commission regarding state Endangered Species Act listing of gray wolves because now … Continue reading OR-7 and Wanda are Parents!!

California Needs to Get Off the Dime on Wolves


By Bob Ferris   Now that we have had time to get our elation at least a little under control, there are a lot of implications and questions that should come out of this situation with OR-7, Wanda (our name for the wandering wolf that has likely become OR-7’s mate) and the potential pups in … Continue reading California Needs to Get Off the Dime on Wolves

Journey and Wandering Wanda—A love story two plus decades in the making


By Bob Ferris   June 1st marks my twentieth year as a professional advocate for wolf recovery and roughly thirty years as a professional wildlife biologist. This is not a big deal as nearly everyone eventually is somewhere for a long time, but it does give me one very important advantage: Perspective.  In other words, … Continue reading Journey and Wandering Wanda—A love story two plus decades in the making

Oregon’s Wandering Wolf May Have Found a Mate


By Jeff Barnard The Associated Press/Register-Guard May 13   MEDFORD — Oregon’s famous wandering gray wolf, dubbed OR-7, may have found the mate he has trekked thousands of miles looking for, wildlife authorities said Monday. It’s likely the pair spawned pups and, if confirmed, the rare predators would be the first breeding pair of wolves … Continue reading Oregon’s Wandering Wolf May Have Found a Mate

Press Statement on Famous Wolf OR-7 Likely Finding a Mate and Fathering Pups in Southern Oregon


For immediate release May 12, 2014 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541.844.8182   According to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, OR-7, the famous male wolf that traveled from the Imnaha pack in northeast Oregon all the way to northern California nearly three years ago, has likely found a mate in southwest Oregon and … Continue reading Press Statement on Famous Wolf OR-7 Likely Finding a Mate and Fathering Pups in Southern Oregon

OR-07 Likely Finds Mate and Has Probable Pups?


By Bob Ferris   We just got news from Russ Morgan at Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that Wolf OR-7 (pictured at right), or Journey, has likely found a mate (below left) this season and has probable pups.  He had been looking for love in all the wrong places but now he seems to have found his alpha—a beautiful … Continue reading OR-07 Likely Finds Mate and Has Probable Pups?