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WDFW seeks members for Master Hunter Advisory Group

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating the state’s fish and wildlife resources, according to the agency's webpage. (WDFW / WDFW)
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating the state’s fish and wildlife resources, according to the agency's webpage. (WDFW / WDFW)
From staff reports

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is accepting letters of interest through Dec. 31 for membership on its Master Hunter Advisory Group.

The group, which represents master hunters statewide, advises WDFW on issues and opportunities affecting master hunters and the Master Hunter Permit Program, according to a WDFW news release.

Five volunteer positions will be opening on the 15-member group in April. Members serve three-year terms. All appointees must retain their Master Hunter certification status throughout their entire term. The new appointees will start on April 1, 2019.

Applicants for membership on the advisory group are asked to submit letters of interest explaining: why they want to be a member of the Master Hunter Advisory Group; what qualifies them to be a member; and how they can help the group achieve its goals.

Interested master hunters are advised to review the Master Hunter Permit Program webpage at wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/masterhunter/.

Letters of interest must include contact information (phone number, email address, mailing address, county of residence) and permission for WDFW to conduct a criminal background check. Letters should be sent to Kris Thorson at Kristopher.thorson@dfw.wa.gov or to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Program, Master Hunter Section, Attn: Kris Thorson, P.O. Box 43141, Olympia 98504.

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