Photo of of a Lynx in snow staring intently at the camera. WDFW seeks comments on draft status reviews for woodland caribou, pond turtles and sandhill cranes
The public can comment through Dec. 23 on the listing recommendations and periodic status reports for woodland caribou, western pond turtles and sandhill cranes. Learn more >>
WDFW seeks comments on draft status reviews for 3 species of sea turtles

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Hunting seasons are under way
Wildlife biologists have compiled the best information available to help hunters have a successful hunting season.
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Most popular hunting seasons of the year opened Oct. 15

Photo of deformed hoof WDFW seeks reports of elk with hoof disease in Cascades
State wildlife managers are asking hunters, anglers, campers and others planning to spend time in the Cascade Mountains this fall to report any elk they encounter and pay close attention to see if any walk with a limp. 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 >>

Commission invites public comments at hearing on Columbia salmon policy
Fishers reintroduced at Mount Rainier National Park
Hotline to report dead, sick or injured swans available
WDFW will accept applications for ALEA volunteer grants
Commercial crab fishery delayed on Washington's south coast
WDFW seeks members for Master Hunter Advisory Group
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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 >>

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Fish Washington: One stop for where's, when's and how's of fishing in Washington.
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Trout Stocking Reports

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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