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.
Wolf population in Oregon grows by nearly 10%, but illegal killings worry advocates
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
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!