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.
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.”
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.
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.