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Oct. 08, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Are Gill Nets Killing Too Many Birds?

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Bycatch, gillnetting, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon Wild


Aug. 30, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Oregon Has A New Wolf Pack With Five Pups

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has discovered another wolf pack near Northeast Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness. The agency has received "irregular wolf reports" from the area over the past several years. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wolves


Oct. 12, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Oregon officials confirm another wolf depredation

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wolves


Oct. 05, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Wolf advocates to Oregon: "Call off the hunt"

Three wolf-advocate groups took the state of Oregon to court today to stop the killing of two more wolves in the Imnaha pack. And they're asking Gov. John Kitzhaber to "call off the hunt" for the wolves. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon Wild, Wolves


Sept. 26, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

State will kill two wolves linked to dead livestock

This news, sent in a press release at 6 p.m. Friday, caught me off-guard. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wolves


Sept. 14, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Map: Where to watch wildlife in Oregon

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife just released an interactive Google map that made me think, "What am I doing sitting here at my computer?!" Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife


Aug. 01, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Wolverines update: Three confirmed in Oregon

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife just sent out this update on the wolverines recently caught on camera in Oregon. After reviewing camera footage, DNA and tracks, officials now say there are three different wolverines in Oregon. Two of them are immature males, one is a "probable male." One has DNA that matches wolvering populations in Idaho and Montana. From ODFW: Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wolverines


July 19, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

ODFW kills five bighorn sheep to protect herd

Their death sentence? Wandering far enough north that they might have encountered a domestic sheep farm. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Bighorn sheep, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife


May 17, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

ODFW kills one wolf, still hunting for the other

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has killed the first of two wolves in Northeast Oregon's Imnaha pack. The uncollared male wolf was captured on the same private land where a wolf depredation took place in April. The agency is still looking for a second young wolf. Both wolves are being killed to protect livestock following a rash of livestock losses to Imnaha wolves (at least four in Northeast Oregon this year). Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wolves


May 10, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Oregon issues eight wolf kill permits to ranchers

Remember how I said the federal delisting of wolves in the Northern Rockies would change management in eastern Oregon? One big difference is that ranchers can now apply for "caught in the act" permits to kill wolves that are attacking livestock. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced today it has issued eight of these permits. That's on top of the two wolves the agency is already planning to kill. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wolves



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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