Species recovery and protection The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to conservation of the many species that call our state home. Learn about the work WDFW is doing to aid a wide variety of species around Washington. Gray wolf conservation and management Home for updates on gray wolf conservation and management in Washington. Killer whale conservation and management An icon of the Pacific Northwest, orcas today face unprecedented challenges to their survival. Priority Habitats and Species The PHS Program provides critical information on fish, wildlife, and habitat resources in Washington. Salmon Conservation and Reporting Engine Find up-to-date information and context for statewide efforts to protect and conserve salmon and steelhead. Pygmy Rabbits in Washington WDFW is taking steps to protect the endangered pygmy rabbit, the smallest rabbit in North America. Bald eagles in Washington The bald eagle is no longer on the endangered species list, but the public can still help protect this iconic bird. Columbia River sea lion management Columbia River salmon and steelhead face a serious threat from sea lions that prey on fish. Rockfish conservation WDFW has implemented restrictions to help the recovery of struggling rockfish populations in Puget Sound.