Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists shot a yearling male wolf from the Chesnimnus Pack early Friday evening. The operation took place from the ground. With the taking of this second wolf, the active kill permit that allowed the lethal removal of two wolves from the Chesnimnus Pack due to chronic depredation is no longer active. The first wolf was shot on May 3rd by the livestock producer’s agent.

According to ODFW, livestock producers in NE Oregon continue to use non-lethals including human presence to reduce livestock depredation. The Department will continue to assess the situation for possible further actions.

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