The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved a kill permit for a wolf pack responsible for killing at least four calves this summer.
After killing seven cattle last year, a wolf pack in Oregon started the New Year off by attacking and injuring a calf that was later euthanized.
A male wolf in Washington has been killed by wildlife officials after its pack preyed on cattle three times in August.
Four Oregon activist and conservation organizations participating in a wolf stakeholder group are protesting an update to the state’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan.
Agriculture groups view the removal of Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves as a “conservation success story” and conservationists call it another “relentless assault on wildlife protections.”
Wildlife officials in Washington have approved a kill order for wolves that have been preying on livestock. This is the second time this has happened in less than a month.
A research grant program has been started in the Arizona to deter interactions with wolves and cattle.
The U.S. Forest Service has revoked the grazing permit of New Mexico rancher Craig Thiessen.