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  • Comment Period for Oregon Wolf Delisting Extended to October, November

    Comment Period for Oregon Wolf Delisting Extended to October, November

    Background: As of December, 2014 there were 77 confirmed wolves in Oregon including 8 breeding pairs. The Oregon Wolf Plan calls for initiating a process to delist wolves from the state Endangered Species Act when Oregon reaches the conservation objective of four breeding pairs for three consecutive years in eastern Oregon. A breeding pair is […]
  • Wolf OR-7 News Roundup: New GPS Tracking Collar, Genetic Test Results, & Pack Designation

    Wolf OR-7 News Roundup: New GPS Tracking Collar, Genetic Test Results, & Pack Designation

    New information about Wolf OR-7 and his growing family of wolves have continued to create headlines throughout the end of this summer. Here's a roundup of recent articles and updates as we prepare for autumn and the coming winter.
  • Reflection: Wolves in the 21st Century

    Reflection: Wolves in the 21st Century

    The Wolf OR-7 Expedition team retraced Wolf OR-7’s dispersal route from NE Oregon into California to explore the challenges facing a wolf in the 21st century. As part of the team, I walked and cycled across mountain wilderness, public rangelands and busy highways and wondered how the region has changed since my great, great grandfather […]
  • Of Mosquitoes and Men

    Of Mosquitoes and Men

    “The most spectacular trait of wolves, however, is the most controversial: like man himself, wolves must sacrifice other creatures in order that they themselves might survive.” – L. David Mech, “The Wolf” In the face of a full-scale mosquito assault, my strongest defense wasn’t the additional shirt hastily tied around my head or the mud […]
  • Wolf Pups!

    Wolf Pups!

    The news that Wolf OR-7 is the father of the first wolf pack in southern Oregon in over 60 years, to me speaks to the very real possibility that within my lifetime we may see wolves as far west as the Pacific Coast. My hope is that Wolf OR-7’s new pack may spark conversations about […]
  • It All Began with a Collar

    It All Began with a Collar

    Our expedition, and all that we know about Wolf OR-7, stems from the GPS collar that Wolf OR-7 was fitted with one cold day in February of 2011. The day was 13 below zero, recounts Russ Morgan, the Wolf Program Coordinator for Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) in an interview with the Wolf […]
  • Afternoon Cycle of 70+ Miles through the Burnt River Canyon and Beyond

    Afternoon Cycle of 70+ Miles through the Burnt River Canyon and Beyond

    While part of the team headed out to the town of La Grande, to meet up with and interview Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Wolf Coordinator and biologist Russ Morgan. Myself (Galeo Saintz) and David Moskowitz headed out after lunch to tackle a full day of cycling in just an afternoon. The Burnt River […]
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