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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


March 06, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Oregon Wolf "Kill Bill" Dies; Compensation Passes

The Oregon Legislature wrapped up their session yesterday without approving a controversial wolf bill that would have helped the state build its legal case for killing wolves in the Imnaha pack. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Cattlemen's Association, Oregon Wild, Wolves


Oct. 31, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Wallowa County B&B pledges not to draw wolves

This is new: In a planning commission hearing in Wallowa County last week, a landowner who wants to develop a bed and breakfast on farmland promised not to call wolves to the area. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Wild, 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


May 03, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Enviros sue to stop feds from killing wolves

Four conservation groups are suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the plan to kill two wolves in the Imnaha pack. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Wild, Wolves


March 16, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Did capture methods contribute to wolf's death?

An autopsy did not pinpoint what killed the Imnaha wolf found in Wallowa County earlier this month. It was found dead shortly after being darted, captured and collared by wildlife officials. Continue reading →

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


March 02, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Newly collared wolf found dead; no evidence of foul play

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


Feb. 14, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

On Highway 82: Wolf Poacher Wanted billboard

Authorities still haven't found the person who poached one of Oregon's Wenaha wolves in September. Not even with an outstanding $10,000 reward for information leading to the culprit ($2,500 from the feds and $7,500 from wolf advocates). Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Wild, Wolves


Feb. 10, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Enviros: Obama's new forest rules are weaker than Reagan's

Conservation groups sounded alarms following Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's proposal for a new forest planning rule. Continue reading →

Filed under: Forestry, Oregon Wild, Tom Vilsack, U.S. Forest Service


Jan. 28, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Managing salmon: It's complicated – and controversial

There's no better place to get a firsthand look at how complicated salmon management can be than Oregon and California's Klamath River. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Klamath Basin Restoration Agreements, Klamath River, Oregon Wild, Salmon



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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