New 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:
- California Wolf News: Two Gray Wolves Confirmed Present
in Lassen County. On November 2, 2016, the California
Department of Fish & Wildlife (CDFW) confirmed the presence
of two gray wolves, one female and one male, in Western Lassen
County. Even more exciting is the male wolf has ties to Oregon’s
Rogue pack. Here’s CDFW’s News Release.
- $15,000 Reward Offered Over Illegal Killing of Oregon wolf OR-28. On October 6th, 2016 the female collared wolf known as OR-28 was found illegally killed in the Fremont-Winema National Forest near Summer Lake, Oregon. ODFW and the Center for Biological Diversity have both offered rewards for information leading to the arrest of the poacher(s). OR-28 was the breeding female of the recently dubbed Silver Lake wolves, a wolf pair that were known to have been raising at least one pup this year. OR-28 was born to the Mt Emily Pack, and her partner OR-3 is from the Imnaha Pack.
- New packs in Oregon & Washington! So far in 2016 there have been two new gray wolf packs declared in Oregon (Shamrock Pack & Unnamed Heppner Unit Pack), and three in Washington (Beaver Creek Pack, Sherman Pack & Skookum Pack). Information on these new gray wolf packs is sparse at the moment, but continue checking each pack’s webpage for updates as they come in.