From Exterminated to a Rebounding Population: A Brief History of Wolves in Oregon


By Legal Director Nick Cady   Given the state’s recent move to remove the gray wolf from Oregon’s list of threatened and endangered species, it is worth taking a full look at the history of this species in Oregon to fully put in context the recent decision.   In 1947, the last wolf was killed … Continue reading From Exterminated to a Rebounding Population: A Brief History of Wolves in Oregon

State Stops Timber Sales to Help Bird


The Associated Press by Jeff Barnard February 6, 2013   The state Department of Forestry has agreed to cancel more than two dozen timber sales on state forests because they threaten the survival of the marbled murrelet, a seabird that nests in large, old trees.   The proposed settlement filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court … Continue reading State Stops Timber Sales to Help Bird

Settlement Reached In Conservation Groups’ Wolf Suit


Wallowa County Chieftain  May 25, 2013   Conservation groups, Governor John Kitzhaber, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), and the livestock industry have reportedly reached a compromise settlement agreement that resolves conservationists' October 2011 lawsuit against ODFW's lethal control of depredating wolves.   One of the conservation groups, Oregon Wild, announced the agreement … Continue reading Settlement Reached In Conservation Groups’ Wolf Suit

Deal reached on managing Oregon wolves


  By Jeff Barnard  The Associated Press May 24, 2013   GRANTS PASS — Conservation groups and cattle ranchers have agreed to a landmark settlement in a lawsuit that, for the past year and a half, has kept the state of Oregon from killing wolves that prey on livestock.   The agreement announced Friday by … Continue reading Deal reached on managing Oregon wolves