Monday, February 15, 2016
Does Science Support Oregon's Wolf Delisting?
When Oregon Dept of Fish and Wildlife made the controversial decision to delist Oregon’s few dozen wolves, they ignored overwhelming public input, independent scientists, and they ignored the law.
Dr. Adrian Treves, director of the Carnivore Coexistence Lab at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, believes Oregon's Fish and Wildlife Commission's decision to delist wolves is a "flawed decision, and the state Legislature could make it worse." Dr. Treves speaks out in an op-ed that defends of the broad public interest in support of wolves and to clarify what the best available science says.
You can read it here.
Our friends from Oregon Wild have made it easy to take action to urge Oregon's Governor to oppose legislation that harms wolves, undermines public process, and sets a dangerous precedent for all wildlife.