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Harney County, Oregon

Harney County Wolf Advisory Committee

Harney County Wolf Advisory Committee

Harney County has openings for a livestock producer, a business owner, and a wolf conservation or coexistence member to be appointed to the Harney County Wolf Advisory Committee (ORS 690). Please submit a letter of interest by mail to Harney County Court, Attention: Kristen Shelman, 450 N. Buena Vista, Burns OR 97720 or by email to: kristen.shelman@harneycountyor.gov by March 31st.

The Wolf Advisory Committee (ORS 690) meets to discuss ways to assist livestock producers with non-lethal deterrent methods related to wolf depredation, and to make recommendations to the Harney County Court regarding any monetary, compensation, or other wolf-related issues. The Wolf Advisory Committee may apply for grant compensation funds with ODA (ORS 690).

Members are volunteers appointed by the Harney County Court and term lengths are four years.  Kristen Shelman represents the Harney County Court on this committee.  The committee meets as needed. Meetings are open to the public.

HC Wolf Advisory Committee Members

Name

Representing

Term Expiration

Russ Clark

Livestock Producer

December 31, 2024

Ken Bentz (Chair)

Livestock Producer

December 31, 2021

Kerry Boggs

Local Business

December 31, 2021

Dr. Masie Custis, DVM

Local Business

December 31, 2024

Suzanne Settle

Wolf Conservation or Coexistence

December 31, 2024

Paul Gray

Wolf Conservation or Coexistence

December 31, 2021

Kristen Shelman

County Court

December 31, 2026

 

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