Cedar Creek Hatchery near Hebo will close to the public until Nov. 1 while the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife makes several upgrades to the salmon-rearing facility on Oregon’s North coast.
A 10-pound snapping turtle recently found at the Yoncalla Water Treatment Plant is a good reminder not to release pet turtles into the wild.
This class is geared towards people who have never hunted before and open to all age 9 and older. We’ll talk about what you need to know to go big game hunting: licensing, equipment, locations…..
ODFW’s 2016 auctions and raffles for Oregon big game hunting tags grossed a record $755,963, of which $537,816 will go to the Access and Habitat Program and $218,147 to big game research and…..
With the recent confirmation of White-Nose Syndrome (WNS) in a little brown bat in Washington State, ODFW activated an online bat reporting website.
We believe lethal control is the right decision in this situation. Wildlife managers must strike a balance between conserving wolves and minimizing impacts on livestock…
Harassment, or “hazing”, of double-crested cormorants is set to begin soon in several areas along the Oregon Coast to improve survival of juvenile salmon.
A few people have already been cited by Oregon State Police for trying to cut antlers off deer and elk skulls they found in the outdoors.
Some hunters pay thousands of dollars to win special raffle tags that offer the chance to hunt deer, elk and pronghorn during a months-long season. But beginning this fall, it will cost a few…..
Oregon’s known wolf population continued to grow in 2015. The minimum Oregon wolf population is now 110 wolves, a 36 percent increase over the 2014 population.
Register now for the annual turkey hunting clinic for kids ages 8 to 17, a popular event sponsored by ODFW and the Oregon Hunters Association.
Take advantage of the many hunter education opportunities available right now and get hunter education certified before spring turkey season (which runs April 15-May 31 statewide plus a…..
Help support Oregon’s imperiled wildlife by donating to the Nongame Wildlife Fund when completing your 2015 Oregon state tax return.
Help provide hunting access and improve wildlife habitat on private land by serving on the Access and Habitat Board.
Bighorn sheep capture and transplant operations this week in eastern Oregon are continuing decades-long efforts to restore this rare native animal to its historic range.
Any hunter who purchased 2015 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by the deadline, which is Jan. 31, 2016 for most tags.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a workshop showing anglers how to make the best of snowy, icy conditions at a Jan. 30, 2016 Family Ice Fishing Workshop on Lake of the Woods.
To add further to their case, I would emphasize wolves are a perfectly native rightfully belonging species to the State of Oregon…
The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted new rules for wildlife rehabilitators today at its meeting in Portland.
Mark and Patti Bennett of Unity were recognized with the 2015 Riley Freeman Award during the Oregon Cattlemen Association conference last weekend in Bend.
Two new wheelchair accessible jetties on Whetstone Pond expand use of this popular fishing and bird watching area.
The new 2016 Sport Fishing and Big Game Regulations will also be in stores this week.
The filing removes wolves from the state ESA but has no other effect on wolf management. There is no general season sport hunting of wolves allowed in any phase of the Wolf Plan…
Turkey hunting is open from Oct. 15-Dec. 31 in most of western Oregon.
ODFW staff believe gray wolves have met the criteria to be delisted from the state Endangered Species Act (ESA) and will recommend this action to the FWC at their Nov. 9 meeting in Salem.
This is the first discovery of this species in the Willamette River drainage.
On October 16, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) formally announced the parameters for the state’s popular Northwest Permit Zone goose hunt.
Sign up now for one of ODFW’s upcoming pheasant hunting workshops.
Archery hunters may use lighted nocks which have no other function other than to increase visibility of the arrow and help hunters track wounded game.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) declined to list the Sierra Nevada red fox under the Endangered Species Act due in part to research conducted in Oregon showing a significant extension.
ODFW is asking hunters and others in northwest Oregon to be on the lookout for limping elk that may have hoof disease.
The Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge will host a new waterfowl hunting program just for youth hunters this fall, marking the first time hunting has been allowed on the refuge.
Fisheries advocate and volunteer Richard Heap recently received the Dave Liscia Volunteer Award from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
She chose an ODFW pheasant hunting workshop to get started—and went home with a pheasant her very first day
Register them for a hunter education class or field day happening around the state in August and early September.
The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted amended administrative rules for sage-grouse management in Oregon at its meeting in Salem today.
Registration is now open for ODFW’s free pheasant hunts for youth (age 17 and under) happening around the state in September.
The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet at 1 p.m., Monday, July 27 in Salem for a special meeting to adopt amended administrative rules for sage-grouse management in Oregon.
Oregon’s drought has wildlife biologists and public land managers especially concerned for upcoming pronghorn and other hunting seasons
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