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WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2013, 8:57 A.M.

Orcas, salmon, elk on commission agenda

a group of Colockum Wildlife Area elk stand by confused after one elk was tranquilized by a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife aerial gunner so it could be fitted a radio collar for research on the herd. (Washington Fish and Wildlife Department)
a group of Colockum Wildlife Area elk stand by confused after one elk was tranquilized by a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife aerial gunner so it could be fitted a radio collar for research on the herd. (Washington Fish and Wildlife Department)

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- An update on the status of the Colockum elk herd is among a wide range of topics on the agenda when the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission meets June 7-8 in Olympia.

The commission also will consider:

  • Cabezon sportfishing regulations.
  • Gian Pacific octopus recommendations.
  • Instream flows recommendations
  • Land transactions.
  • Resident killer whales and their relationship with salmon fisheries.
  • Wildlife rehabilitation regulations.
  • Online licensing changes.
  • Hoof disease in southwest Washington elk.

Info: Commission office in Olympia, (360) 902-2267, email commission@dfw.wa.gov.




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