Cougar group supports non-lethal control measures October 25, 2018 Oregon

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Cougar group supports non-lethal control measures October 25, 2018 Oregon, Albany Democrat Herald
... The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife estimates the state’s cougar population is about 6,400, but Miller said that includes cougars in their first year of life. Miller said most states do not include young cougar kittens ..,


Nearly 200 learn about cougar issues at SH forum October 26, 2018 Oregon, Albany Democrat Herald
... the current population is believed to be about 6,400, a considerable rise from the the 1960s, when about 200 cougars were left in the state... One person said cougars may be greatly reducing the state's deer population, but Cottan [wildlife division administrator] said it wasn’t a major pressure..,


... The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife estimates there about 6,600 cougars here, and possibly as many as 7,600. That’s three times higher than the numbers reported Washington or Idaho... Oregon’s estimate includes kittens ..,

Cougar management: Look back before moving forward January 22, 2019 Oregon, Pamplin Media Group
... hat has accounted for this cougar population expansion from an estimate of less than 3,000 in the mid-1990s to well over 6,000 today? ... Many hunters and state wildlife managers report that deer are now less abundant ... Oregon cities are wrestling with the number of deer inhabiting city limits ...

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