Breaking: Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission ends wildlife killing contests on Oregon’s public lands
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 15, 2023
BEND, Oregon (Sept. 15, 2023)—Today at a hearing in Bend, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously to prohibit wildlife killing contests for coyotes and other species classified as unprotected mammals in the state. A coalition of 22 local and national wildlife and conservation organizations and hunters, wildlife management professionals, scientists, veterinarians, and advocates across Oregon submitted testimony in support.