You may encounter a sea turtle washed up on Oregon beaches in late fall and early winter. If you find a turtle or other sea animal stranded in an unnatural situation, please call the Marine Mammal Stranding Network at 1-866-767-6114 or Oregon State Police, Wildlife Division at 1-800-452-7888. Learn more about sea turtle strandings and why they happen.
We are headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with field offices in Newport, Roseburg, Bend, and La Grande.
We apply the best available science and build relationships throughout our communities to conserve Oregon's natural resources.
What We Do
As and Ecological Services Office, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Office:
- Conserves coastal areas and wetlands
- Restores natural resources injured by hazardous substances
- Conducts environmental reviews of federal projects
- Recovers candidate, threatened, and endangered species
- Reviews the status of species to determine if they should be listed under the ESA
- Fosters conservation and assist voluntary habitat conservation and restoration
The Beaver State is filled with a rich variety of landscapes and habitats, and home to an amazing assortment of wildlife. We have offices throughout the state in order to work locally with you to conserve natural resources for wildlife and people alike.
Projects and Research
Fromremoval to protecting endangered species, find out what kind of projects and initiatives we're conducting throughout Oregon.
Here you will find library collections containing a variety of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service publications, reports, fact sheets, media, and documents, along with other reference material.
Many native wildlife species are in trouble. Factors like development,, and all play a part in changing the landscape these animals once called home.
Small actions can lead to BIG change. No matter where you live, everyone can do something to help make their home a safe and healthy home for native wildlife.