Fish and Wildlife Commission meets Nov. 17 to decide on species listing recommendation

News release

Contact: Commission office, 360-902-2267

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet virtually on Nov. 17 to issue a decision on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)’s recommendation to uplist the western gray squirrel to a Washington endangered species.

The full meeting agenda is available on the WDFW website. The meeting will be recorded and published on the Commission webpage so the public can watch afterward at their convenience.

Later in November, the Fish and Wildlife Commission will host a special Fish Committee meeting to discuss coastal steelhead planning and hear a status update on European green crab. The meeting takes place Nov. 30 and agenda information is available online.

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is a panel appointed by the governor that sets policy for WDFW. WDFW works to preserve, protect and perpetuate fish, wildlife, and ecosystems while providing sustainable fish and wildlife recreational and commercial opportunities.

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