On November 23, 2020 an Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Trooper responded to a report of a cow elk that had been killed and left to waste on Weyerhaeuser property. The area is located off NW Flora Mainline Rd. near Steinberg Ridge in Yamhill County.
It is believed the elk was killed and left to waste sometime on November 22, 2020.
The Oregon State Police is requesting that any person with information about this incident to contact the Oregon State Police Northern Command Center at 1-800-442-0776 and leave information for Trooper Rod Thomas.
Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may also contact the Oregon State Police through the Turn in Poachers line at;
TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP (677)
TIP E-Mail: TIP@state.or.us (Monitored M-F 8:00AM – 5:00PM)
The TIP program offers preference point rewards for information leading to an arrest or issuance of a citation for the unlawful take/possession or waste of big game mammals.
PREFERENCE POINT REWARDS:
* 5 Points-Mountain Sheep
* 5 Points-Mountain Goat
* 5 Points-Moose
* 5 Points-Wolf
* 4 Points-Elk
* 4 Points-Deer
* 4 Points-Antelope
* 4 Points-Bear
* 4 Points-Cougar
The TIP program also offers cash rewards for information leading to an arrest or issuance of a citation for the unlawful take/possession or waste of Mountain Sheep, Mountain Goat, Moose, Elk, Deer, Antelope, Bear, Cougar, Wolf, Upland Birds, Waterfowl, and Furbearers. Cash rewards can also be awarded for the unlawful take of Game Fish and Shellfish and for Habitat Destruction.
* $1,000 Mountain Sheep, Mountain Goat and Moose
* $500 Elk, Deer and Antelope
* $300 Bear, Cougar and Wolf
* $300 Habitat Destruction
* $100 Upland Birds and Waterfowl
* $100 Furbearers
* $100 Game Fish and Shellfish
How to Report a Wildlife and/or Habitat Law Violation or Suspicious Activity:
TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP(677)
TIP E-Mail: TIP@state.or.us
(Monitored M-F 8:00AM – 5:00PM)