In 2017, two wolves were documented to be using the White River Wildlife Area and Mt. Hood National Forest and were also observed on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. This marked the first time multiple wolves had been confirmed in Oregon’s north Cascade Mountains.
In 2018, the pair produced three pups that survived to the end of the year. The pack was officially designated, making it one of only two wolf packs in western Oregon. (The other is the Rogue Pack.)
In 2019, biologists with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs caught images of six pups born that spring. Click here for video of the pups.
Current Numbers: 11 (including the 6 pups caught on Warm Springs trail cameras in 2019)
Pack Status: Designated as a pack in 2018