Oregon wolves will remain protected on the state’s endangered species act-

What the federal delisting for wolves means for Oregon’s packs, ranchers. By Richard Cockle, The Oregonian.

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Ralph Maughan

Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University with specialties in natural resource politics, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, voting and elections. Aside from academic publications, he is author or co-author of three hiking/backpacking guides, and he is President of the Western Watersheds Project.

2 Responses to What the congressional wolf delisting means in Oregon

  1. avatar Phil says:

    This is great news. One will not help repopulate the area, but if one migrated, hopefully more will.

    • Phil,

      I think you meant to comment on the post above, but NE Oregon, in combination with extreme Western Idaho has a lot of places for rare wildlife.

      It is a continuation of Idaho in many ways. Topographically it is similar, though split by the enormous canyon of the Snake River (Hells Canyon).

      Some of the same unpleasant attitudes are present in this part of Oregon, although there are knowledgeable and friendly people too. Check out this blog from Baker, Oregon.

      Baker County Blog. ALL THE NEWS THEY REFUSE TO PRINT–and then some!

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