KLCC Poaching Series Pt. 1: Oregon struggles to rein in illegal killing and overharvesting of wildlife

December 20, 2023

KLCC | By Brian Bull

Published December 19, 2023 at 9:58 AM PST

Last month, Oregon officials reported a dozen cases of wildlife being shot illegally across seven counties. Aside from a bighorn sheep whose head and horns were removed, all animals were left to waste where they fell. 

And those are the reported cases. Many others are never called in. In the first of a two-part series, KLCC looks at poaching’s prevalence and impacts across Oregon.

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