washington department of fish and wildlife
Most of the Columbia River will close to all recreational salmon and steelhead fishing, with the exception of the Hanford Reach. The closure went into effect at the end of last week. Bill Tweit, special assistant with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, says it comes at the tail end of a challenging year […]
[8/29/19] WDFW Cancel Wolf Meetings
The state has canceled a series of wolf-related meetings, saying it fears they might be accompanied by violence. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the cancellations at a Wolf Advisory Group meeting on Tuesday. The department is planning for a time when wolves are no longer a protected species, and public input is […]
[7/1/19] Master Hunter Program
Washington’s Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting new applicants to join the ranks of 1,650 certified master hunters across the state. WDFW administers the Master Hunter Permit Program to skilled volunteers who are willing to aid department efforts by taking part in controlled hunts to remove wildlife that damage property. “To qualify for […]
[3/6/19] Chelan Butte Bighorn Sheep Relocated
Some Chelan Butte bighorn sheep have a new home.
The meeting is scheduled for this evening from 6-8 pm in the Chelan Fire & Rescue meeting room
The four public meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, March 20, 21 and 22 and the following Monday, March 26.
[1/10/18] Beebe Springs Wildlife Area Closing For Winter After Highway Travelers Use Area As A Rest Stop
Fish & Wildlife is looking for a long-term, fiscally-sustainable solution for Beebe Springs, but until then, the department will implement an annual seasonal closure, from December 1st through March 15th.