The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife released its official 2017 wolf count this past Friday. You can find the report in full here, but fourteen wolves were killed by humans and the overall state population grew by just seven. Concerns over high levels of human-caused wolf mortality are one of the reasons Cascadia Wildlands … Continue reading Official 2017 Washington Wolf Count Released
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
For Immediate Release, December 11, 2017 Contact: Nick Cady, (314) 482-3746, firstname.lastname@example.org Noah Greenwald, (503) 484-7495, email@example.com Reward Boosted to $20,000 in Search for Killer of Two Washington Wolves Groups Push for Increased Federal Law Enforcement SEATTLE— The Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands today increased a reward to $20,000 for … Continue reading Reward Boosted to $20,000 in Search for Killer of Two Washington Wolves
For Immediate Release November 8, 2017 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, firstname.lastname@example.org Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613, email@example.com Wally Sykes, Northeast Oregon Ecosystems, (541) 263-2125, firstname.lastname@example.org Quinn Read, Defenders of Wildlife, (503) 697-3222, email@example.com Scott Beckstead, Humane Society of the United States, (541) 530-8509, firstname.lastname@example.org Danielle Moser, Oregon Wild, (503) … Continue reading Press Release: Conservation Groups Boost Reward to $16,750 for Oregon Wolf-killer Amid Poaching Surge
Late last month, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that it would shoot up to four wolves in the Harl Butte pack. Again. In August, following conflicts between wolves and livestock in the same area, the Department killed another four wolves from the same pack.
Lawsuit Challenges Washington Wolf-killing Protocol Injunction Sought Against Further Killings After State Nearly Wipes Out Three Packs for One Livestock Owner OLYMPIA, Wash.— Two conservation groups filed a lawsuit today seeking to stop the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and its director, James Unsworth, from killing any more state-endangered wolves. Today’s suit, filed on … Continue reading Cascadia Lawsuit Challenges Wolf Killing in Washington!
August 3, 2017 For Immediate Release Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, email@example.com, (314) 482-3746 Oregon Killing Wolves Again in Imnaha Pack Territory Harl Butte Pack Targeted in Response to Depredations on Forest Service Lands Today, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife signed a kill order for the Harl Butte Pack in Northeastern Oregon. The Harl Butte Pack … Continue reading Oregon Killing Harl Butte Wolf Pack
WDFW NEWS RELEASE Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091 http://wdfw.wa.gov/ July 20, 2017 Contact: Donny Martorello, (360) 902-2521 WDFW plans to take lethal action to change wolf pack's behavior OLYMPIA – State wildlife managers plan to remove members of a wolf pack that has repeatedly preyed on livestock in Stevens … Continue reading Washington to Kill Wolves