Give the gift of outdoor recreation this holiday season
Holiday gift shoppers can give family and friends access to outdoor recreation in Washington with the purchase of licenses and passes. Fishing and hunting licenses for 2014 seasons (valid from April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015) are available for purchase this month at retail license dealers, by phone or on-line. See full story >>

Licenses Make a Perfect Gift!!
Looking for the perfect gift for the outdoor enthusiast? How about a new fishing or hunting license for the season ahead? Licenses may be purchased by calling toll-free 866-246-9453, over the Internet or from hundreds of license dealers across the state. New licenses for the 2012-13 season are valid from April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013.

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The Discover Pass - Your ticket to Washington’s great outdoors
The Discover Pass provides motor-vehicle access to nearly three million acres of Washington state-managed recreation lands, including state parks, water-access points, heritage sites, wildlife and natural areas, trails and trailheads. The annual pass, which is valid for one year from the issue date, is $35 with transaction and dealer fees if purchased at a fishing or hunting license dealer, on-line or by phone. For more information on the pass, visit

Wildlife License Plates
Help Support Wildlife Activities in Washington
Five license plate backgrounds to choose from, featuring some of the state’s premier wildlife species. Proceeds from the sale of the plates go to improving management for these and other wildlife species as well as improving conservation and recreation programs related to wildlife in Washington. Now, you can combine BOTH a wildlife background and a personalized message!

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How to give a wildlife-themed license plate as a gift


Nest box

Looking to personalize a gift this year? WDFW's Woodworking Projects for Backyard Wildlife provides free information on how to construct a bird nest box or feeder at the cost of materials and your time. Find out more >>

Pacific treefrog

Includes information on landscaping, supplemental feeding, nest boxes and other ways of creating year-round habitat for birds and other wildlife. Certification is just $5 for an outdoor sign, certificate and e-mail updates. Find out more >>

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Living with Wildlife
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Living with Wildlife
From bats to woodpeckers, Living with Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest is all about coexisting with the animals commonly found in gardens, ponds, attics, and other places where humans and wildlife cross paths throughout Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia.
Landscaping for Wildlife
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Landscaping for Wildlife
Whether you are planting a yard from scratch or modifying an existing area, Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest will help you select, arrange, and maintain plants and other landscape elements that fulfill wildlife needs. Homeowners, property owners, professional wildlife managers, landscape architects, and garden designers will all find it invaluable.