The Wolf Intelligencer




Wolves in Protected Areas
Crater Lake National Park
Fremont-Winema National Forest

Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Northwestern Gray Wolf (Canis lupus occidentalis)
Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf (Canis lupus irremotus)

Population Statistics 110, 11 breeding pairs, 124 (2017), 137 (2018) 16 packs, 15 breeding pairs, 8 groups of 2-3,

Legal Status; Wolves throughout Oregon are delisted from the state Endangered Species Act (ESA). Wolves are still protected by the Wolf Plan and Oregon statute.Wolves west of Hwys 395-78-95 remain protected by the federal ESA. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the lead management agency for wolves that occur west of Hwys 395-78-95.

U S Fish and Wildlife Service (Grey wolves in Northern Rocky Mountains)
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Predator Defense (Eugene, Oregon)
BARK (Portland, Oregon)
Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project (Fossil, Oregon)
Hells Canyon Preservation Council (Le Grande, Oregon)
Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center (Ashland, Oregon)
Oregon Chapter Sierra Club (Oregon State)
Oregon Wild (Portland, Oregon)
Western Wolves (Western United States Coalition)
Western Watersheds Project (Tucson, AZ; Reseda, Ca; Boise, ID; Missoula, MT; Portland, OR; Pindale, WY)
Pacific Wolf Family
Pacific Wolf Coalition (Washington State, Oregon, California)
Cascadia Wildlands (Eugene, Oregon; Cordova, Alaska)
Western Environmental Law Center (Eugene, Oregon; Helena, Montana; Taos. New Mexico)

Oregon News Resources & Publications
The Register- Guard (Eugene, Oregon)
Capital Press (Oregon)
East Oregonian (Pendleton, Oregon)
KVAL (Eugene, Oregon)
Wallowa County Chieftain (Enterprise, Oregon)


Wolf and Wildlife News from Oregon

Journal Articles

Wolves are back: Sociopolitical identity and opinions on management of Canis lupus. Hamilton LC, Lambert JE, Lawhon LA, Salerno J, Hartter J. Conservation Science and Practice. 2020 Apr

Carnivore Competition: Spatial and Dietary Implications of Gray Wolf Recolonization for Cougars in Northeast Oregon. Orning, E.K., 2019

Grasshopper consumption by grey wolves and implications for ecosystems. Barton BT, Hill J, Wolff CL, Newsome TM, Ripple WJ, Lashley MA. Ecology. 2019 Sep

Challenges to Gray Wolf Recovery in Washington, Oregon, and Northern California. Kriz, M.A., 2019.

Natural re-colonization and admixture of wolves (Canis lupus) in the US Pacific Northwest: challenges for the protection and management of rare and endangered taxa;
SA Hendricks, RM Schweizer, RJ Harrigan… – Heredity, 2018

Shifting environmental concern in rural eastern Oregon: the role of demographic and place-based factors. Boag AE, Hamilton LC, Hartter J, Stevens FR, Palace MW, Ducey MJ. Population and Environment. 2016 Dec

The Public Trust Doctrine and Wolf-Livestock Conflict Management in Oregon. Shaw R. Available at SSRN 2632732. 2015 Jul