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Bear Creek Pack

Area of Known Wolf Activity

Bear Creek Pack AKWA

Current Bear Creek AKWA map (pdf)

Within Areas of Known Wolf Activity (AKWA) certain preventative measures are recommended to minimize wolf-livestock conflicts. Though not required, non-lethal measures are important to reduce depredation.  If depredation becomes chronic and lethal control become necessary, ODFW’s ability to lethally remove depredating wolves will be dependent on the extent that non-lethal measures have been used and documented.  Information about specific wolf-livestock conflicts can be found on the Wolf and Livestock Updates page.

Previous Bear Creek AKWA maps (for reference only – see above for current map)




April 21, 2021 – In 2020, the Bear Creek Pack produced two pups that survived to the end of the year and was counted as a breeding pair.  Radio-collar data showed a 168 mi² use area with 86% of location data points on private lands and 14% on public lands.


April 15, 2020 – In 2019, the Bear Creek Pack produced two pups that survived to the end of the year and was counted as a breeding pair.


June 14, 2019 – A new group of wolves was discovered after a depredation in the Wallowa Valley of Wallowa County.  A male wolf was collared in early June.  Two additional wolves were documented by remote cameras.


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