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Oregon sees 11 percent growth in wolf population

An anticipated new tally has found 124 wolves in Oregon, an 11 percent increase from last year’s results. Before about two decades ago, wolves had been wiped out in the state. Biologists also counted 13 wolf deaths last year, including four animals that were killed illegally. In addition, they found a 38 percent annual increase

Culling a possibility for Oregon Coast elk concerns, too

GEARHART, Ore. — A new state pilot program intended to control the urban deer population could help cities like Gearhart cull the elk herds that roam the North Coast. Cities that declare deer a public nuisance can petition the state Department of Fish and Wildlife for help to reduce population levels starting next January. “It’s

Cougar euthanized after several sightings in Oregon town

SILVERTON, Ore. — Oregon wildlife officials say they were forced to trap and euthanize a cougar after several reported sightings of the animals in and around the town of Silverton. “The cougar was euthanized (last week) because it was considered a public safety risk,” Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Michelle Dennehy said. “That

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