Press Release: 2021 Worst Year for Oregon’s Wolf Population Growth Since Return


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.

A gray wolf’s epic journey ends in death on a California highway


OR-93 traveled further south than any wolf had in a hundred years. Even after death, he continues to inspire. Originally published December 5, 2021 in The Guardianby Katharine Gammon The … Continue reading A gray wolf’s epic journey ends in death on a California highway

2020 Oregon Wolf Numbers Are In!


For Immediate Release                                                                                      April 21, 2021  Contact: Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director Cascadia Wildlands; email, 503.327.4923  Oregon’s Recovering Gray Wolf Population Grows, Expands Westward  Good News Tempered by 2020 Premature Removal … Continue reading 2020 Oregon Wolf Numbers Are In!

Oregon Killing Harl Butte Wolf Pack


August 3, 2017 For Immediate Release Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, nick@cascwild.org, (314) 482-3746 Oregon Killing Wolves Again in Imnaha Pack Territory Harl Butte Pack Targeted in Response to Depredations on Forest Service … Continue reading Oregon Killing Harl Butte Wolf Pack

Coyote Killing Contest Placing Oregon’s Wolves in Crosshairs


Federal Agencies Urged to Halt Coyote-hunting Contest in Oregon’s Lake County Contest Risks Killing Endangered Wolves, Breaking Wildlife Laws   PORTLAND, Ore.— Six wildlife conservation organizations representing nearly 212,000 Oregonians … Continue reading Coyote Killing Contest Placing Oregon’s Wolves in Crosshairs

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) … Continue reading Poll: Most Oregonians Oppose Hunting of Wolves, Favor Nonlethal Conflict Prevention

Oregon Wolf Delisting Challenge Reinstated by Court of Appeals


For Immediate Release July 6, 2016   Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org     Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613, aweiss@biologicaldiversity.org Steve Pedery, Oregon Wild, (503) … Continue reading Oregon Wolf Delisting Challenge Reinstated by Court of Appeals