Articles tagged with: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

21 January 2015

Bear cub found in Phoenix heads to Idaho

Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore. --- A black bear cub found near Phoenix is heading to Idaho before starting a new life back in the wild.The 13-pound cub was found January 6th. The bear was taken to an Oregon Departme ...

14 January 2015

New wolf spotted in Southern Oregon

Posted in Local

Keno, Ore. --- OR-7 gets company; another adult wolf has been spotted in Southern Oregon. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has documented new wolf activity in the Southwest Keno unit, whic ...

20 October 2014

Baby bear caught roaming the halls of RiteAid in Ashland

Posted in Local

Update (10/22 4pm) The black bear cub has been transferred to PAWS in Lynwood, Washington. PAWS will be caring for the cub with the goal of returning it to the wild next year. When Oregon Departmen ...

03 September 2014

Black bear sighting in Central Point

Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. --- A black bear was seen wandering near a Central Point elementary school at around 7 this morning. Oregon State Trooper Jeff Thompson says the bear was seen jumping through peo ...

07 July 2014

Portlanders upset after wild cougar euthanized

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Portland, Ore -- (KGW) Residents in a Northeast Portland neighborhood say they were shocked to find out the state chose to euthanize a cougar after it was safely tranquilized outside a home.Many of ...

04 June 2014

Wildlife experts say wolf OR-7 has pups

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- According to wildlife biologists wolf OR7 and a mate have produced offspring. In early May, biologists suspected that OR7, originally from northeast Oregon, had a mate in the Rogue ...

30 April 2014

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to increase license fees

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Fishing season just opened, but there's already some bad news for anglers. Budget concerns are forcing the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, (ODFW), to increase license fees. ...

27 March 2014

GPS tracking of OR-7 soon to come to an end

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- OR-7, the internationally famed gray wolf, will soon go off the radar as the batteries in his GPS collar are set to expire. The five year-old male gained international attention fo ...

17 March 2014

ODFW faces possible budget cuts

Posted in Regional, Economy

(The Salem Statesman Journal) Hunting and fishing is at an all-time low in Oregon. And that's bad news for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The agency relies on license and permit fees ...