SPECIES OF CONCERN
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

WOLF CONSERVATION & MANAGEMENT
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Washington wolf population continues to grow
Washington state’s wolf population continued to grow last year and added at least four new packs, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (WDFW) annual survey. Learn more >>

2015 Annual Survey of Wolves in Washington 
Washington Gray Wolf Conservation and Management 2015 Annual Report
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Frequently Asked Questions About Wolves in Washington

SPECIES OF CONCERN
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Threatened and Endangered Wildlife: 2012 Annual Report
This report summarizes recent recovery actions for the 46 endangered, threatened, and sensitive wildlife species in Washington, with an emphasis on activities occurring in 2012. It also includes accounts for 26 of the 113 species that are candidates for listing as endangered, threatened, or sensitive. Learn more >>

Species of Concern List

 


SALMON & STEELHEAD CONSERVATION

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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife developed the 21st Century Salmon and Steelhead Initiative to meet its responsibilities in recovering salmon and steelhead and provide sustainable fisheries.


PUGET SOUND ROCKFISH CONSERVATION
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To ensure healthy stocks of rockfish populations in Puget Sound, WDFW has developed a draft Puget Sound Rockfish Conservation Plan, which is the preferred alternative among several presented in a draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The goal of the draft conservation plan is to restore and protect our natural heritage of Puget Sound rockfish populations. Learn More >>
 
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