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Washington

US Gray Wolf in snowy tree-lined landscape

Washington state orders the killing of up to two wolves

By Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
August 26, 2021

The Spokesman-Review shares an update regarding Washington’s Togo pack. The Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) ordered the killing of up to two wolves from the Togo pack in Ferry County following a series of livestock attacks.


Oregon

Oregon wolf in snowy forest

ODFW approves lethal removal of up to two wolves after repeated depredations in the Ukiah Valley area, Umatilla County

via Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
October 1, 2021

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife authorized lethal action and will provide a kill permit following two depredations in a three-day period.


California

Wolf OR-93

Wolf spotted in Southern California may be from Oregon

By the Associated Press
October 4, 2021

The Los Angeles Times reports that a gray wolf originally from Oregon may have been spotted in Ventura County. This is great news as OR-93’s tracking collar stopped giving signals in the Spring of 2021.


National News

Federal judge sets hearing on blocking Wisconsin wolf hunt

By the Associated Press
October 1, 2021

A federal judge scheduled a hearing for October 29 regarding a motion for a preliminary injunction to halt Wisconsin’s planned wolf hunt filed by Earthjustice on behalf of six Ojibwe tribes. The hearing will be on October 29, six days before the wolf hunting season is planned to begin.


Other Wolf Worthy News

When Wolves Adopt Their Rival’s Pups

By Richard Pallardy, Discover Magazine
Sep 29, 2021

According to research out of Yellowstone National Park, gray wolves have been shown to adopt existing cubs under certain circumstances.