Until fairly recently, we hadn’t seen a wolf in Oregon in over 60 years. Now, biologists say more wolves are coming and that’s creating quite a controversy. This Field Guide special tracks the wolf in Idaho and explores the many issues facing Oregon as we prepare for the return of the West’s most controversial animal.
First Broadcast: 2006
Producer: Ed Jahn
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife: Gray Wolves
- Learn more about Oregon Fish and Wildlife’s Wolf Management plan and the current status of Oregon wolves.
- Online: www.dfw.state.or.us/wolves/
Federal Wolf Programs
- Information about the federal government’s wolf programs.
- Online: U.S. Fish and Wildlife web site
“Why Wolves Are Not Dispersing As Fast As Expected in Yellowstone
- An interesting story about wolf dispersal.
- Online: sciencedaily.com
“Record number of wolves killed in 2006”
- An article from the Billings Gazette about recent increases in wolves and wolf killings.
- Online: missoulian.com