Last updated: March 28, 2022
WDFW Offices, Hatcheries, & Outreach
On Monday, March 21, some WDFW facilities reopened to the public, including regional offices. Read the news release for more details.
Please review the regional pages for regional office customer service hours and other local facility restrictions.
Changes to animal sealing: When you harvest a bighorn sheep, black bear, bobcat, cougar, mountain goat, river otter, any other animal that requires sealing or pinning this season, you must schedule an inspection through a regional office or Olympia headquarters.
Hunter Education and Master Hunter Permit Program: WDFW is offering in-person hunter education classes, and also has an online course option. Visit the hunter education webpage for details.
- WDFW's event calendar has updated information on commission meetings, advisory group meetings, and other public meetings.
- Guidance to Prevent Human Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 to Wildlife Trappers, WCOs, Hunters
- See the Center for Disease Control information for information on this disease and animal concerns. WDFW veterinarians and emergency response staff have been serving as a part of the response management team helping to inform necessary precautions regarding the COVID-19/coronavirus situation in Washington.
- Official information on COVID-19/Coronavirus in Washington from the Washington State Department of Health.
- COVID-19 Resources for the Commercial Seafood Industry from the Washington Sea Grant
- Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act fisheries assistance funding information from NOAA Fisheries
- Civil Rights protections during COVID-19 from the U.S. Department of Justice
- WDFW Employee Information