Stories tagged: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Thu., July 18, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
On Saturday, shooters killed a member of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack. The legal killing was authorized by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife last week after members …
Mon., July 15, 2019, 6 a.m.
Despite facing a $20 million budget shortfall, Washington’s wildlife management agency will not be making significant cuts.
Sun., July 14, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Wolves, bears, prescribed burning and more were discussed during a virtual Q&A session Monday.
Fri., July 12, 2019, 2:50 p.m.
Wolves from the Grouse Flats pack killed a calf in Asotin County around July 8, according to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife news release.
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 3:02 p.m.
A wolf pack in northeast Washington with a history of attacking cattle will be targeted by state shooters this week.
Tue., July 9, 2019, 6 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking applicants for its Game Management Advisory Council.
Tue., July 2, 2019, 5:31 p.m.
Washington fish and wildlife head to take virtual questions from Eastern Washington residents, Monday
The director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife take virtual questions from Eastern Washington residents Monday July 8.
Fri., June 21, 2019, 5 a.m.
Cattlemen association in Stevens County urges residents to report wolf and cougar attacks to the sheriff – before state wildlife managers
A cattlemen association in Stevens County urges residents to report wolf and cougar attacks to law enforcement before calling state wildlife managers.
Fri., June 14, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
Bullfrogs may be the delight of children and a common sight and sound at Cannon Hill Park. But the amphibians are considered an invasive predatory species that is efficient at …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
The reward leading to the conviction in the illegal killing of a gray wolf over Memorial Day weekend grew to $10,000 on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 4:39 p.m.
Two wolves were killed in Stevens County over the Memorial Day weekend.
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 9:05 a.m.
With summer just around the corner, Washington’s water has a new protector.
Tue., May 21, 2019, 10:39 a.m.
Boat owners can get their vessel decontaminated from aquatic invasive species for free at a new facility scheduled to open June 1 in Ephrata.
Wed., April 24, 2019, 4:20 p.m.
Hunters can submit special hunt applications from Monday until May 22 for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep and turkey seasons in Washington, according to a news release.
Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:41 p.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commission adopted hunting seasons and regulations this month.
Sat., April 6, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Bye bye barbless? Anglers in Washington could soon have the choice to fish with barbed hooks while pursuing salmon, steelhead
Anglers in Washington could soon have the choice to fish with barbed hooks while pursuing salmon, steelhead and other species in much of the Columbia River Basin.
Sat., April 6, 2019, 5 a.m.
WDFW gives update on latest wolf numbers, including new pack in Western Washington, but not all are thrilled by count
Washington’s wolf population continued to grow in 2018, with a minimum of 126 wolves, 27 packs and 15 breeding pairs documented by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Thu., April 4, 2019, 1:27 p.m.
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will set 2019 hunting seasons, hear public input on suction dredging and review wolf population information starting Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Washington’s wolf population continued to grow in 2018, with a minimum of 126 wolves, 27 packs and 15 breeding pairs documented by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlilfe.
Tue., April 2, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for public comments on proposed rules that would require fishing guides to report their activities.
Wed., March 6, 2019, 3:58 p.m.
Several state wildlife areas in southeastern Washington are affected by closures to aimed at reducing disturbance to winter weary big game, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Wednesday.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 12:34 p.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet in Spokane Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 9:21 p.m.
Elk hoof disease has made its way to Washington’s Blue Mountains.
Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 6 a.m.
A bill requiring the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to immediately review the state’s wolf population, among other things, passed through the Rural Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:14 p.m.
James Unsworth, the former director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, has been named assistant regional director for science applications in the Pacific Region of the U.S. Fish …
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: Defending livelihood more important than bending to public perception when it comes to wolves
“How do you tell
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019
It’s quite possible that the statewide population of wolves is closer to 200 rather than 122, according to UW researchers using scat-sniffing dogs.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
Two bills dealing with cougars are in state senate committee hearings Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 1:43 p.m.
Two of Washington’s most famous and accomplished employees died in 2018: Mishka and Cash, the Karelian Bear Dogs.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 2:10 p.m.
The Stevens County Commissioners announced that wolf “packs have come very close to homes in several areas of Stevens County,” Tuesday.