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Public Comments on Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)
Online Comments on DEIS: Wolf Conservation and Management Plan for Washington

Number of Comments
• General comments on the DEIS or draft plan: 384
• Comments on the EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (DEIS): 72
• Comments on the BACKGROUND section of the DEIS: 44
• Comments on alternatives considered but eliminated from detailed analysis (Section 3.1): 35
• Comments on Alternative 2 (Preferred Alternative)(Section 3.2.2): 69
• Comments on Alternative 1 (Section 3.2.3): 46
• Comments on Alternative 3 (Section 3.2.4): 61
• Comments on Alternative 4 (No-action Alternative)(Section 3.2.5): 46
• Comments on Selection of the Preferred Alternative (Section 3.3): 26
• General comments: 100
• Comments on Wolves (Section 4.1.1): 96
• Comments on Other Carnivores (Section 4.1.2): 52
• Comments on Ungulates (Section 4.1.3): 64
• Comments on Ecosystem Effects (Section 4.1.4): 54
• Comments on Unique Species (Section 4.1.5): 27
• Comments on Human Safety (Section 4.2.1): 81
• Comments on Land Use (Section 4.2.2): 36
• Comments on Hunting (Section 4.2.3.1): 103
• Comments on Wildlife Watching (Section 4.2.3.2) 60
• Comments on Other Types of Backcountry Recreation (Section 4.2.3.3): 48
• Comments on Agricultural Crops-Livestock (Section 4.2.4): 66
• Comments on the EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: 41
• Comments on the INTRODUCTION (Chapter 1): 20
• Comments on the History of Wolves in Washington (Chapter 2.A): 33
• Comments on the Current Status of Wolves (Chapter 2.B): 38
• Comments on Biology (Chapter 2.C): 19
• Comments on Legal Status (Chapter 2.D): 16
• Comments on Social, Cultural, and Economic Values (Chapter 2.E): 43
• General comments (Chapter 2): 34
• Comments on the Scientific Basis for Conservation Planning (Chapter 3.A): 21
• Comments on the Conservation/Recovery Objectives for Washington (Chapter 3.B): 30
• Comments on Management after Delisting (Chapter 3.C): 46
• General comments (Chapter 3): 32
• Comments on Wolf Depredation on Livestock and Domestic Dogs (Chapter 4.A): 63
• Comments on Management Tools for Reducing Wolf Depredation (Chapter 4.B): 41
• Comments on Compensation Programs for Wolf-Related Losses and Deterrence in Other States (Chapter 4.C): 34
• Comments on Management of Wolf-Livestock Conflicts in Washington (Chapter 4.D): 31
• Comments on Proactive Measures to Reduce Wolf-Livestock Conflicts in Washington (Chapter 4.E): 36
• Comments on Compensation in Washington (Chapter 4.F): 35
• General comments (Chapter 4): 30
• Comments on Wolf Predation of Ungulates (Chapter 5.A): 40
• Comments on Recent Impacts of Wolves on Ungulates in Neighboring States (Chapter 5.B): 44
• Comments on Ungulate Status in Washington (Chapter 5.C): 27
• Comments on Wolf-Ungulate Interactions on Wintering Grounds (Chapter 5.D): 28
• General comments (Chapter 5): 29
• Comments on Wolves and Other Carnivores (Chapter 6.A): 27
• Comments on Wolves and Scavengers (Chapter 6.B): 13
• Comments on Wolves and Listed/Candidate Species (Chapter 6.C): 13
• Comments on Ecosystem Responses to Wolf Presence (Chapter 6.D): 27
• General comments (Chapter 6): 21
• Comments on Human Safety (Chapter 7.A): 41
• Comments on Interactions with the Public (Chapter 7.B): 16
• Comments on Interactions with Domestic Dogs (Chapter 7.C): 28
• Comments on Management of Wolf-Domestic Dog Conflicts in Washington (Chapter 7.D): 17
• Comments on Wolf Hybrids and Pet Wolves (Chapter 7.E): 38
• General comments (Chapter 7): 21
• Comments on Federal Land (Chapter 8.A): 17
• Comments on State Land (Chapter 8.B): 13
• Comments on Private Land (Chapter 8.C): 23
• General comments (Chapter 8): 21
• Comments on INFORMATION AND EDUCATION (Chapter 9): 47
• Comments on RESEARCH (Chapter 10): 33
• Comments on REPORTING AND EVALUATION (Chapter 11): 15
• Comments on 1. Monitoring (Chapter 12.B.1): 20
• Comments on 2. Protecting wolves (Chapter 12.B.2): 37
• Comments on 3. Translocating wolves (Chapter 12.B.3): 57
• Comments on 4. Program to manage wolf-livestock conflicts (Chapter 12.B.4): 25
• Comments on 5. Managing ungulates in Washington (Chapter 12.B.5): 23
• Comments on 6. Managing wolf-human interactions (Chapter 12.B.6): 16
• Comments on 7. Maintain and restore habitat connectivity (Chapter 12.B.7): 23
• Comments on 8. Managing conflicts between wolves and listed species (Chapter 12.B.8): 13
• Comments on 9. Outreach and education program (Chapter 12.B.9): 15
• Comments on 10. Coordination and cooperation with other agencies, organizations and publics (Chapter 12.B.10): 12
• Comments on 11. Wolf research in Washington (Chapter 12.B.11): 17
• Comments on 12. Reporting and evaluating plan implementation (Chapter 12.B.12): 9
• General comments (Chapter 12): 27
• Comments on IMPLEMENTATION SCHEDULE AND COSTS (Chapter 13): 57
• Comments on Washington’s Population and Economy (Chapter 14.A): 21
• Comments on Livestock Production (Chapter 14.B): 21
• Comments on Big Game Hunting (Chapter 14.C): 56
• Comments on Wildlife Tourism (Chapter 14.D) 35
• Comments on Forest Products Industry (Chapter 14.E): 16
• Comments on Other Potential Economic Impacts (Chapter 14.F): 15
• General comments (Chapter 14): 56