There are 58 gray wolf packs in the Pacific West. Do you know their stories?

How many gray wolf packs live in your state?

By clicking on the links below, you can learn more about each of the gray wolf packs in Northern California, Oregon & Washington.

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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:

Latest News

2019 – Pups from the new Fivemile Pack caught on remote camera on USFS land in Morrow County. Photo by ODFW.
  • Quarterly Wolf Update – January-March, 2022 (CDFW – April 25, 2022)
  • California breaks ground on largest urban wildlife crossing, set to stretch over US 101 (Associated Press – April 23, 2022)
  • Last year saw highest number of wolf kills in Oregon since their return to the state (Oregon Capital Chronicle – April 20, 2022)
  • OR-7’s legacy continues with new generation (Mail Tribune – April 20, 2022)
  • 2021 Report Shows a Wolf Population in Crisis (Oregon Wild – April 19, 2022)
  • Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management 2021 Annual Report – PDF (ODFW – April 2022)
  • Oregon Wolf Killings Continue, Combined Reward Reaches Over $80,000 (Field & Stream – April 8, 2022)
  • As Washington’s wolf population grows, attacks on livestock decline (Columbia Insight – April 18, 2022)
  • Monthly Wolf Report – March 2022 (WDFW – April 11, 2022)
  • Washington Gray Wolf Conservation and Management 2021 Annual Report (WDFW – April 9, 2022)
  • Program will pay cash for information on poaching of wild animals (Oregon Capital Chronicle – March 31, 2022)
  • Fostering Coexistence Through Better Policy in the Pacific Northwest (Defenders of Wildlife – March 31, 2022)
  • Oregon hires its first anti-poaching special prosecutor (Oregon Public Broadcasting – March 16, 2022)
  • Wolves Returned to California. So Did ‘Crazy’ Rumors. (The New York Times – March 11, 2022)
  • Oregon Legislature Designates $7 Million for Wildlife Crossings (Defenders of Wildlife – March 1, 2022)
  • UW scientists foresee wolves in S. Cascades, Olympic Peninsula (The Spokesman-Review – February 22, 2022)
  • Gray wolves ordered back onto federal endangered species list, majority of Washington wolves unaffected (The Spokesman-Review – February 14, 2022)
  • Wolves regain federal protections in much of Oregon, other regions, under judge’s ruling (The Oregonian – February 10, 2022)