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Comments on Biology (Chapter 2.C):


Jim Steveson,  Vader WA

Perhaps it should not simply be an issue of the number of breeding pairs, but rather the number of large prides, which can be more easily monitored, respected, and protected. As well, to your own admission, larger packs provide higher pup survival rates and a greater capacity for creating new vital packs.

Sean V Owen,  Seattle WA

I strongly oppose any plans to introduce wolves anywhere in Washington. Yes, I know they are already here. They will spread on on their own and will do great damage to wildlife eventually, and this should not be aided by the department.

Gregory R Field,  Seattle WA

Manipulated information that is misleading, a sales pitch for wolves.

dale denney,  colville WA

Ecosystems can maintain their own balance with the presence of a large preditor at a far lower cost to humans both in manpower and money spent, not to mention wolves are far more efficient in this matter.


I don't want them extinct, but they have no business in a state this populated

Duane Bernard,  Rainier OR

Lot of BS and personal agenda that ignores history and what is happening in areas such as Idaho and Arizona.

Wayne Vinyard,  Glenwood WA

ADDRESS the issues with current unmanageable animals like seals and sea lions !!!! then you will convince me that you will be able to deal with wolves!!!!




It should be noted that each individual female wolf will cycle only once each year during the breeding season. If she does not mate/become pregnant, she will not have another opportunity for reproduction until the following year.

Karen Goodrowe Beck,  Gig Harbor WA

The biological information is satisfactory to me.

Ryan Alexander Sparks,  Pullman WA

kill every damn wolf in washington idaho and montana. its devastating the elk and deer populations already in tremendous amounts. hunters keep the populations of elk and deer at a good rate anyhow theres no need in destroy all of the deer and elk. soon there wont be any. i hate this state and its government. i hate washington state


Biologists need the wolves to monitor and support their jobs. They will always justify the wolves.

Raymond Borbon,  Kirkland WA

The natural way works. Period.

Tina Brown,  Juneau AK

The Canadian Grey wolves that are coming into the state from Idaho and Oregon are not the native wolves that were formerlly her inthis state and as a specied are not and never have been endagered or threatened in ther native habitat in northern Canada and Alaska where they evolved to persue the large herds of caribou in that area

Warren D Gimlin,  East Wenatchee WA

Wonderful presentation, very complete.

Lois Neuman,  Vancouver WA

You do not accept Hatchery Fish as Native and you should accept Canadian Grey Wolves as Native.

Larry Hill,  Brush Prairie WA

There was a reason that our society eliminated the.

Larry Zalaznik,  Walla Walla WA

Fine science again here.

Thomas F McLaughlin,  Spokane WA