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April 19, 2022


The minimum known count of wolves in Oregon at the end of 2021 was 175 wolves, an increase of two wolves over the 2020 minimum known number of 173, according to the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management 2021 Annual Report released today.

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Wolf Management

The Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan and associated technical rules guide all ODFW wolf related activities. ODFW manages wolves in two wolf management zones (West Wolf Management Zone, East Wolf Management Zone). Wolves throughout Oregon were delisted from the state Endangered Species List on November 10, 2015. Wolves are still protected statewide by the Wolf Plan and Oregon statute. Wolves west of Highways 395/78/95 were removed from the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) on January 4, 2021, then relisted on February 10, 2022.


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Known Oregon Wolf Packs
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Wolves and Livestock

The goal of Oregon’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan is to ensure the conservation of gray wolves as required by Oregon law while protecting the social and economic interests of all Oregonians. Minimizing wolf-livestock conflict and reducing livestock losses to wolves is an important part of the Wolf Plan.

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Non-lethal Measures to Minimize Conflict

Depredation Investigations

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Recent changes to the Wolf-Livestock section
  • Previous determination changed to confirmed depredation outside of any currently designated AKWA (see April 29, 2022 - Wallowa County C).
  • Confirmed depredation in Wenaha pack area (Wallowa County), confirmed depredation by Cornucopia pack (Baker County)
  • Confirmed depredation by Keating Pack (Baker County)

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