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WDFW to restart wolf removal after finding dead, injured calves
State wildlife biologists have received authorization to remove a wolf pack in Ferry County after investigating two calf carcasses and an injured calf in a grazing area Friday. Learn more >>

2015 Annual Survey of Wolves in Washington 
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Fisherman in a boat holding up 2 sockeye salmon Sockeye Fishing on the Columbia River
With sockeye passing through the upper Columbia River in numbers well above expectations, WDFW experts weigh in with information on where and how to catch these sometimes elusive fish.   Gain advice on fishing sockeye on the Columbia River, Lake Wenatchee and Baker Lake.   Learn more >>

Photo of the Puget Sound with Mt. Rainier in the background. Washington’s Wild Future
State fish and wildlife leaders are asking people to share their views on WDFW's revenue priorities, including proposals on conservation efforts, license fee changes and improvements to hunting and fishing in Washington. Learn more >>
WDFW invites public to discuss revenue and spending priorities

Photo of a wildfire. WDFW restricts fires on eastern Washington lands
The arrival of hot, dry weather has prompted the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to restrict fires and other activities beginning July 1 on agency-managed lands in eastern Washington. Learn more >>

Photo of several bats hanging from cave wall with White Nose Syndrome White-nose Syndrome in Bats
A devastating bat disease called White-nose Syndrome is now in Washington. Help us monitor our bat populations by reporting sick or dead bats, or groups of bats. Learn more >>

Salmon season closes Aug. 20 in Marine Area 11
Anglers can keep 2 chinook in Marine Area 1 beginning Aug. 16
WDFW schedules meetings on proposed rules for saltwater sport fisheries
Elwha, Nisqually rivers designated gene banks to protect wild steelhead
WDFW invites applications to new Puget Sound steelhead advisory group
Emergency Fishing Rule Changes >>
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Photo of of a Lynx in snow staring intently at the camera. WDFW seeks comments on protective status of 5 wildlife species
State wildlife managers are seeking public input on their recommendations to change the listing status for five protected wildlife species in Washington. Learn more >>

Photo of WDFW staff working in the field Wildlife Program Weekly Activity Reports
Wildlife Program reports summarize the current activities of our field and headquarters staff around the state.
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