Press Release: Oregon Gray Wolf Population Increases in 2018, State and Federal Threats Abound


For immediate release April 8, 2019 Contact: Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Today, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that the gray wolf population increased by 10% to a minimum of 137 animals, and total packs increased from 12 to 16, from last year’s count. “The ongoing recovery of Oregon’s wolf population … Continue reading Press Release: Oregon Gray Wolf Population Increases in 2018, State and Federal Threats Abound

Press Release: Wolf Pups Documented Near Iconic Mt. Hood


For immediate release August 29, 2018 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed today that a recently documented pair of wolves on the Warm Springs Reservation in Wasco County had at least two pups this year. The White River Pack pups are the first documented in the northern … Continue reading Press Release: Wolf Pups Documented Near Iconic Mt. Hood

Press release: Gray wolves documented on Oregon’s Mt. Hood


For immediate release January 16, 2018 Contact: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182   The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced today that two gray wolves have been documented on the Mt. Hood National Forest. A remote camera captured an image showing two wolves traveling together in southern Wasco County. Until now, only lone wolves … Continue reading Press release: Gray wolves documented on Oregon’s Mt. Hood

Gray Wolf Background and Resources


Extermination. Seen as incompatible with the settlement of the West, the gray wolf was trapped, poisoned and shot by state and federal governments and private bounty hunters to the point of near extinction. Protection. The species has been listed on the federal Endangered Species Act since the 1973. However, as of 2019 these protections are … Continue reading Gray Wolf Background and Resources

Press Release: Petition Filed to Require Nonlethal Steps to Control Washington Wolves


For Immediate Release, June 9, 2014   Contacts: Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 Mike Petersen, The Lands Council, (509) 209-2406 John Mellgren, Western Environmental Law Center, (541) 525-5087   OLYMPIA, Wash.— Eight conservation groups filed a petition late Friday requesting that the Washington Department of Fish … Continue reading Press Release: Petition Filed to Require Nonlethal Steps to Control Washington Wolves

New Rules Seek to Benefit Wolf Recovery


Eugene Weekly by Amy Schneider It’s been more than half a century since packs of gray wolves wandered the rim of Crater Lake and the Three Sisters Wilderness, but conservationists say that their howls may soon be heard again in those areas, once they disperse into western Oregon. Due to a recent settlement between several … Continue reading New Rules Seek to Benefit Wolf Recovery

Press Release: Settlement Reached in Wolf Legal Fight


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2013   Contact: Rob Klavins, Wildlife Advocate, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 ext. 210, rk@oregonwild.org Steve Pedery, Conservation Director, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 ext. 212, sp@oregonwild.org Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Josh Laughlin, Campaign Director, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 jlaughlin@cascwild.org   Salem, Oregon  – After seventeen months … Continue reading Press Release: Settlement Reached in Wolf Legal Fight