Oregon fish and wildlife officials are considering a revised Wolf Management Plan that would set the course for endangered gray wolves for the next half decade.
Politics | local | Environment | NewsAP | July 6, 2016 8:53 a.m. | Portland
The Oregon Court of Appeals has decided to reconsider a lawsuit against the state that was dismissed a couple months ago over its decision last year to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list.
Animals | local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | NewsAP | March 9, 2016 10:38 a.m. | Denver
Wildlife managers, conservationists and business interests are meeting in Denver as the Western Governors Association looks for ways to change the way endangered species are protected.
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Michelle Dennehy said the 2 1/2-year-old male wolf known as OR-25 entered California on Dec. 17 and returned north earlier this month after spending a few weeks there.
Oregon's impending decision on removing endangered-species protections for the gray wolf raises the question, what does species recovery actually mean?
Oregon could have enough breeding pairs of wolves in 2015 to reach a minimum threshold for delisting wolves under the state Endangered Species Act.