Stories tagged: washington department of fish and wildlife
Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 6 a.m.
The Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider removing bag limits on warmwater fish – including bass and walleye – on Saturday.
Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Just days after Gov. Jay Inslee asked that fewer wolves be killed, wildlife officials announced they’d removed a member of the Grouse Flats pack.
Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 6 a.m.
Starting in 2020 WDFW will have a 25-year strategic plan. This, it’s hoped, will allow the agency tasked with preserving and protecting wildlife to better respond and adapt to a …
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019, 3:07 p.m.
Members of the Grouse Flats wolf pack, in Southeast Washington, will be killed by state wildlife officials.
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 11:31 a.m.
With cooler temperatures and high humidity, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has lifted fire restrictions on most department-managed lands in Eastern Washington, according to a news release.
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife submitted a $26 million supplemental funding request to the governor’s office on Thursday.
Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
The mandate of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is to preserve, protect and perpetuate the state’s fish and wildlife. It is an awesome and daunting responsibility.
Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 6 a.m.
A well-known Spokane-area cross country coach is the newest member of a group tasked with guiding and directing wolf policy in Washington.
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 6 p.m.
Hunting was on the minds of those that tuned into a virtual open house about wolf management on Tuesday.
Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
The Grouse Flats wolf pack in Garfield County has been credited with killing a 450-pound calf on Aug. 30, according to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife news release.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will host three online meetings to discuss how to manage wolves once they are fully recovered and delisted.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 6 a.m.
With the general hunting season opener for most of Washington about a month out, now is the time for the unprepared hunter to panic.
Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has assembled an internal working group to develop recommended changes to the cougar hunting seasons.
Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 2:32 p.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commission will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 2:39 p.m.
The annual hunting prospects for the state of Washington will be published later this week or Monday at the latest, according to Staci Lehman, a spokeswoman for the Washington Department …
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 6 a.m.
Julia Smith is a relative newbie when it comes to Washington’s wolf issues.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 11:21 a.m.
Fearing violence, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has canceled a series of 14 wolf-related meetings.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
A judge declined to block the killing of more wolves in the Kettle River Range of Ferry County, Thursday.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 7:09 p.m.
On Friday, a judge temporarily blocked the killing of the sole surviving member of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack.
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 1:01 p.m.
The return of steelhead to the Snake River and its tributaries continues to fall short of what was an already low preseason forecast.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Washington officials killed three members of a wolf pack that are repeatedly preying on cattle in Ferry County.
Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 12:38 p.m.
The two remaining members of the Togo wolf pack will be killed by Washington wildlife officials.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
A portion of an article in last Sunday’s outdoors section didn’t sit well with one Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commissioner.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
Washington wildlife managers continue to try and kill members of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
On a sunny Tuesday morning in the tree-covered mountains of the Colville National Forest, all was quiet except for a steady
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
With five cases of CWD confirmed just miles from Idaho border, state officials shore up the defenses
In May and into the summer, wildlife officials in Libby, Montana, confirmed five cases of chronic wasting disease.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Wolves from a pack in Northeast Washington will again be in the crosshairs of state shooters.
Mon., July 29, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday appointed two new members to the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission: Jim Anderson and Molly Linville.
Thu., July 25, 2019, 6:27 p.m.
Members of the Old Profanity Territory pack killed two more calves Saturday and Monday, according to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officials.
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 …