Wasco County seeking volunteers to serve on the Wasco County Wolf Compensation Committee.

The Wasco County Board of Commissioners is seeking volunteers to serve on the Wasco County Wolf Compensation Committee.

The Wasco County Wolf Compensation Committee reviews applications for compensation to persons who suffer death of injury to livestock or working dogs that is attributed to wolf depredation as well as compensation for certain missing animals that qualify and/or financial assistance to persons who implement livestock management techniques or nonlethal wolf deterrence techniques designed to discourage wolf/livestock interactions and reduce wolf depredations.

The Wolf Compensation Committee is appointed by the Board of County
Commissioners and consists of:
· 1 County Commissioner
· 2 Livestock Producers
· 2 Wolf Advocates
· 2 Local Business Persons (as nominated by the previously listed members)

Applications are available on the Wasco County Website: www.co.wasco.or.us or through our office located at 511 Washington Street, Suite 101, The Dalles, Oregon 97058-2237. The deadline for application submission is February 28, 2018.

More information can be obtained by contacting the Board of County Commissioners at (541) 506-2520.