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Pacific Wolf Family Video!
Every wolf pack has a story. Here in the Pacific West, gray wolves are returning to Washington, Oregon and California. How did they journey here and why? In an effort to raise awareness about this iconic, wild species, we are thrilled to announce the Pacific Wolf Family video, which is a great way to learn more about gray wolves and their returns home.
Do you know their stories? Watch the Pacific Wolf Family video to learn more:
- OR-7, the legendary “Journey,” is believed to have passed on. His howl will echo forever across the Pacific West, where he played an iconic role in the recovery of his species.
- April 2020 – Wolf news from Oregon: Oregon’s wolf count increased by 15% to a minimum count of 158 wolves statewide at the end of 2019. There are now three packs in the Oregon Cascades, and the statewide total is 22 packs! The most recent state wolf report can be found here.
- April 2020 – Wolf news from Washington: Washington’s wolf count increased 11% to a minimum statewide count of 108 wolves at the end of 2019. There are 21 packs in Washington. Additional wolves on the lands of the Colville Confederated Tribes are monitored by tribal officials and reported separately. The most recent WA state wolf report can be found here.
- February 2020 – Oregon has a new pack: The Indigo wolves have been given official pack status, bringing Oregon’s total pack count to 22 packs!
- February 2020 – Sad news from California: OR-54, a disperser from the Rogue Pack in Oregon who traveled 8,712 miles in just a couple of years, was found dead in Shasta County, California. Her death is the subject of an official investigation.