Lethal wolf take lands ODFW in hot water with both sides

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Fulfilling the predictions of ranchers and the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association, the Harl Butte Wolf Pack struck again on Aug. 16, a week after the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s lethal removal of two wolves from the pack. The lethal removal was intended to change the behavior of the pack, which had recently inflicted losses on ranchers in the Harl Butte area, including a pair of killings on July 28 and July 22.

Local ranchers had requested that the department eliminate the entire pack.<<<Read More>>>