Reward Offered for Information on Eastern Oregon Wolf Poaching

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife as well as conservation groups have offered $6,150 in reward money for information concerning the poaching of a male radio-collared wolf in Baker County in September. The carcass of the block wolf, with a pink radio collar was found northwest of New Bridge in the Skull Creek drainage of the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, on Forest Service Road 7741 — roughly one mile east of Eagle Forks campground off the 125 spur road. The wolf was the breeding male of the Cornucopia pack in eastern Baker County and, according to ODFW, was shot.

“Poaching of any wildlife is wrong and harmful to conservation,” said Roblyn Brown, wolf program coordinator for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Anyone with information on the shooting of this wolf, which is believed to have happened around September 24th, you are asked to contact Oregon’s Turn In Poachers (TIP) hotline at *OSP (*677), by calling (800) 452-7888, or by email at [email protected]

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