March 05, 2001
Contact: Diane Ludwig, (360) 902-2456
or Margaret Ainscough, (360) 902-2408
New sport license system demonstrated around state
A new computerized licensing system, put to use last week for recreational hunting and fishing license sales, will be demonstrated this month in a half dozen locations around the state.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) put the new Washington Interactive Licensing Database (WILD) system into operation March 1. The system was developed by MCI Worldcom Communications, Inc., under a contract with WDFW.
The automated system, used for all recreational license sales, will be demonstrated in the following locations:
|Recreational License Sales Demonstrations|
|Spokane||March 6, 7:30 p.m.||Inland Northwest Wildlife Council|
6116 North Market St.
|Olympia||March 8, 7:00 p.m.||Room 175, Natural Resource Bldg.|
1111 Washington St. SE
|Vancouver||March 12, 7:00 p.m.||WDFW Region 5 Office|
2108 Grand Blvd.
|Ephrata||March 13, 1:00 p.m.||WDFW Region 2 Office|
1550 Alder St. NW
|Yakima||March 13, 7:00 p.m.||North Yakima Conservation District|
1606 Perry St.
|Mill Creek||March 14, 7:00 p.m.||WDFW Region 4 Office|
16018 Mill Creek Blvd.
The WILD system allows for license purchases in person at license dealers statewide and by telephone at 1-866-246-9453. License purchases over the Internet are scheduled to be available after May 1.
For more information about the WILD system visit the WDFW website on the Internet.