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Comments on Private Land (Chapter 8.C):

Private owners should have a place to reach out to to assist them when wolves are on their property. They should be encouraged to protect and tolerate the wolves. Resources to help the private land owners cope with and mitigate the presence of wolves should be available.


Prefer alternative 3

Sean V Owen,  Seattle WA

I should be able to protect my livestock from attack by as many ways as possible, including lethally.


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

private lands owners should be able to manage their property as they see fit without repercussions from the state or feds.

Gary Nielsen,  Colville WA

Private land owners should have the right to protect their pets and livestock from wolves in any way.


Private land owners should not have to bear the costs and headaches of wolves on their land. Any landowner who wishes to not support wolves on their land should have the right to eliminate them at they wish, after WDFW have a limited amount of time to trap/relocate them.


Wolf presence is complete unacceptable. NOT on my land or any other private property.

Wayne Vinyard,  Glenwood WA

I would say that this could be a takings issue for private lands owners if they experience losses from the wolves. Lets see what the courts would say.

John Eaton,  Ellensburg WA

Protections should apply across land ownership divisions and should be based on watershed organization.

David Moen,  Oregon City OR

The private land owner will suffer the most

bruce oergel,  ellensburg WA

Education will help with any conflict. Some people seem to think the same as people did in 1930. We have alot of information now we did not then. Education will help people understand the importance of having wolves in our wilderness areas.

Jetta Hurst,  Auburn WA



Private land owners should be able to minimize wolves on their own property.


We should have the rite to protect.

Tom Freeman,  Tonasket WA

Managment should be instated in all lands.

Charles Oueis,  Spokane WA

Private land is so long as it is managed in congruence with applicable endangered species laws the property of the owner who do with it as he sees fit. However he should not expect undue intervention by the state payed for by taxpayer dollars.

Ryan Alexander Sparks,  Pullman WA

get the fucking wolves out of here. i will shoot everyone i see


if the land owner has livestock or pets he should not wait for a reson to dispatch a wolf

Jim Lamb,  Spokane WA

washington state would be putting a burdon on private land owners that have no say in the decision of wolf recovery, they have a say i guess but what is there choice?? there getting wolves



Lois Neuman,  Vancouver WA

Same as above

Larry Hill,  Brush Prairie WA

The private landowners will love no wolves.

Larry Zalaznik,  Walla Walla WA