WOLF CONSERVATION & MANAGEMENT
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Survey shows Washington wolf numbers grew by 30% in 2014
Washington state's wolf population grew by more than 30 percent and formed four new packs last year, according to an annual survey conducted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). Learn more >>

2014 Gray Wolf Conservation and Management Annual Report NEW!
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Frequently Asked Questions About Wolves in Washington

SPECIES OF CONCERN
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WDFW seeks comments on status review for brown pelicans
WDFW is taking public input on a status review of the brown pelican that recommends removing the bird from the state endangered species list.
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WDFW begins status reviews, seeks information on 17 wildlife species

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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