ODFW: Balloon Tree Pack Responsible For Multiple Union County Depredations

Crews with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife were called to multiple depredations of goats in Union County over the past week plus. On Thursday, the 18th, a producer found two injured and four deceased female goats in a 44-acre private land grass pasture within 400 yards of his house. The dead goats, three […]

ODFW Called To Several Depredations To Wrap Up October

Crews with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife were busy with several depredations to wrap up October. Investigators were called to a dead cow as well as an injured cow in the Howard Butte area of Wallowa County. The two cows were discovered early Thursday morning on 23,000 acres of private forested land. It’s […]

Lookout Mountain Pack Blamed For Another Baker County Kill

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says the Lookout Mountain Pack is responsible for a depredation discovered over the weekend. On Saturday morning, a 400 pound, five month old calf was found dead on private pastureland in the Manning Creek area. ODFW says the carcass had been heavily scavenged and was missing all internal […]

ODFW Called To Three Depredations In Wallowa County Over The Weekend

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildfire crews were call to a trio of depredations in the Deer Creek area of Wallowa County over the weekend. It started Saturday morning, when a hunter came across a dead 700 pound calf (calf A) in a 15,000 acre forested private land allotment. Later that afternoon, another nine-month old […]

Balloon Tree Pack Blamed For Injuries To Guard Dogs

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says two Kangal guard dogs were insured in Union County by the Balloon Tree Pack. A sheep herder reported the two insured dogs Friday morning. The herder told investigators that at approximately 2:00 a.m. on October 1st, he had heard a fight between his guard dog and an […]

ODFW Approves The Killing Of Wolf In Umatilla County

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recently announced the approval of a kill permit for a Umatilla County livestock producer who suffered two depredations in a three-day window. The depredations in the Ukiah Valley area were confirmed on private land pastures on September 25th and 28th, resulting in the death or injury of eight […]

ODFW Crews Called To Depredations In Baker, Umatilla counties

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife crews remain busy with wolf depredation in the eastern portion of the state. On Tuesday morning, investigators were called to a dead 400 pound calf found on public pastureland in Baker County’s Amalgamated Mine area. ODFW says that calf most likely died early Tuesday morning. The carcass was skinned. […]

Two More Depredations Attributed To The Lookout Mountain Pack

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed this week two recent depredations were both done by the Lookout Mountain Pack. On Friday morning, investigators were called to the Daly Creek area of Baker County where a dead 450 pound calf was found on forested private-land pasture. Investigators estimate that calf was killed late Thursday […]

ODFW Called To 5th Depredation This Month

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife crews remain active with wolf depredations in the eastern portion of the state. On Wednesday morning, a range manager found an injured 450 pound calf in a large public grazing allotment in the Five Points Creek area of Union County. The calf was taking to an ODFW office for […]