WDFW resumes sale of fishing and hunting licenses
WDFW has resumed the sale of fishing and hunting licenses and the state Discover Pass through its network of about 600 dealers across the state. Customers also will be able to purchase those items by phone beginning Monday, Aug. 29, by calling WDFW’s licensing customer service number at (360) 902-2464 .   Learn more >>
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WDFW to restart wolf removal after finding dead, injured calves
State wildlife biologists have received authorization to remove a wolf pack in Ferry County after investigating two calf carcasses and an injured calf in a grazing area Friday. Learn more >>

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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 >>
WDFW invites public to discuss revenue and spending priorities

Photo of a wildfire. WDFW restricts fires on eastern Washington lands
The arrival of hot, dry weather has prompted the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to restrict fires and other activities beginning July 1 on agency-managed lands in eastern Washington. Learn more >>

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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 >>

Columbia River recreational salmon rule
WDFW offers free fishing while license sales are suspended
WDFW resumes sale of fishing and hunting licenses
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Photo of of a Lynx in snow staring intently at the camera. WDFW seeks comments on protective status of 5 wildlife species
State wildlife managers are seeking public input on their recommendations to change the listing status for five protected wildlife species in Washington. Learn more >>

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Wildlife Program reports summarize the current activities of our field and headquarters staff around the state.
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