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Originally Posted: February 5, 2012

Save Oregon's First Family of Wolves

FROM Center for Biological Diversity


Tell Oregon state officials to oppose reckless legislation that would tamper with the state's Endangered Species Act and allow for the annihilation of the Imnaha pack.

Sign an online petition:

And/or better yet, make direct contact:

Governor John Kitzhaber
160 State Capitol
900 Court Street
Salem, OR 97301
Citizens' Representative Message Line (503) 378-4582
fax (503) 378-6827
online contact form:

Senator Jackie Dingfelder
PO Box 13432
Portland, OR 97213
phone (503) 493-2804
[email protected]


The pack was the first to establish and produce pups in the state in more than 60 years. While measures should be taken to prevent depredation of livestock, there are better ways to keep cattle safe than killing the family of Journey, the wolf who has captured the nation's imagination with its thousand-mile expedition to become the first wolf in California in nearly a century.

Last fall, the Center for Biological Diversity and allies won an emergency stay of execution from the Oregon Court of Appeals that stopped the state from killing two wolves in the Imnaha pack -- a stay that remains in place while the Oregon Cattlemen's Association pushes this appalling bill.

Thank you for everything you do for animals!