Sharp: Delisting Of Wolf Great News For Oregon Cattle Producers

In late October, the Interior Department announced plans to remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species List, and turn management over to the states and tribal government. Tom Sharp President of the Oregon Cattlemen’s association attended last month’s announcement, and said this is good news for local producers for a variety of reasons. He […]

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 […]

ODFW: Depredation Occurred In An Area Not Known For Wolves

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife investigators were called out to a dead calf, found in a large grassy private pasture Thursday morning in Wallowa County. The 350-pound, nine month old calf was found by a field hand early on the morning of October 8th. Investigators said the calf died less than 14 hours before […]

North Central Oregon Depredation Attributed to Heppner Pack

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife investigators were called out to a dead 450 pound calf found in Morrow County Monday. The calf was found on a gravel road adjacent to a large timbered private pasture. Investigators said it appears the calf had been dead for less than 24 hours. The depredation, the 14th of […]

ODFW Called To Union County Depredation

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed another depredation in Union County. Investigators were called out to a Forest Service allotment on Tuesday where they found a dead seven-month old, 500 pound calf. A majority of the organs, and some tissue had been consumed, but the carcass otherwise was intact. ODFW said not […]

ODFW Called To First Wolf Depredation of September, 12th Of The Year

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife crews were called to a wolf depredation outside of Klamath Falls Wednesday morning. When investigators arrived they found a 700 pound yearly steer dead in a 300 acre private land pasture. A majority of the organs and muscle tissue from the hindquarters had been consumed. Its estimated that the […]

ODFW: Pack Killed Sheep Guard Dog

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says a guard dog was killed by a nearby back in Union County last weekend. Investigators were called out to a Forest Service grazing area, where the carcass of the 100 pound dog was discovered. ODFW estimates the dog was killed Friday or early Saturday morning. Investigators add […]

Two More Depredations Wrap Up A Busy Month For ODFW

July turned out to be a very busy moth for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Investigators were called out to two spate depredations in the For Klamath area of southern Oregon Thursday and Friday. On Thursday, July 30th, crews were called to a depredation that occurred on private grass pasture in the Fort […]

Wolf Depredation Confirmed In NE Oregon

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed another depredation in Wallowa County, the second in less than a week. Crews were called to a dead, four-month on calf found in a large, timbered Forest Service pasture Monday. When ODFW arrived, the calf was intact with little scavenging. Investigators reported multiple large tooth scrapes […]

ODFW: Wolf Attacked NE Oregon Guard Dog

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed a wolf depredation in the Horseshoe Ridge area of Umatilla County. ODFW crews were called out to an injured livestock guard dog that was protecting sheep on private lands in the area. On the morning of June 17th, the sheep herder reported seeing a wolf chased […]