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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report July 21fishing has lots of room for improvement. The mark rate on steelhead last week
Columbia River fishing report July 21
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
fishing has lots of room for improvement. The mark rate on steelhead last week was 53 percent in sampling done by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. One bright spot for steelhead was at Drano Lake in the Columbia Gorge, where the... Read more
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The Columbian
Boaters enlisted to fight invasive speciesusing it again. If using a watercraft out of state, call the aquatic invasive
Boaters enlisted to fight invasive species
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
using it again. If using a watercraft out of state, call the aquatic invasive species hotline 888-WDFW-AIS managed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Be ready to give the state, waterway where visiting and whether you cleaned your... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
State plans to rehab eastside lakes, streamsoccurring pesticide commonly used to remove undesirable and illegally stocked f
State plans to rehab eastside lakes, streams
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
occurring pesticide commonly used to remove undesirable and illegally stocked fish species from lakes and streams. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is proposing to treat Park, Blue, Vic Meyers and Mirror Lakes in Grant... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cougars could save lives by lowering vehicle collisions with deerA cougar standing over its prey. Credit: Brian Kertson/Washington Department of
Cougars could save lives by lowering vehicle collisions with deer
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
A cougar standing over its prey. Credit: Brian Kertson/Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife You would never guess it from their soft eyes and timid demeanor, but the swift-footed deer is North America's most dangerous mammal to humans. Each... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Hungry bears foraging too close to local homescan’t put food out with the intent of bringing in a bear to hunt it,” said Jaso
Hungry bears foraging too close to local homes
Methow Valley News / Posted 10 days ago
can’t put food out with the intent of bringing in a bear to hunt it,” said Jason Day, an enforcement officer with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). “Bear baiting is illegal but it still goes on. With hunting season... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Agency proposes protection changes for bald eagles, othersalso recommending greater protections for lynx and marbled murrelets, small sea
Agency proposes protection changes for bald eagles, others
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
also recommending greater protections for lynx and marbled murrelets, small seabirds that nest in old-growth trees. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says bald eagles have made "an extraordinary recovery" in Washington state and... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Agency proposes protection changes for bald eagles, othersalso recommending greater protections for lynx and marbled murrelets, small sea
Agency proposes protection changes for bald eagles, others
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 11 days ago
also recommending greater protections for lynx and marbled murrelets, small seabirds that nest in old-growth trees. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says bald eagles have made "an extraordinary recovery" in Washington state and... Read more
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The Columbian
Agency proposes protection changes for bald eagles, othersalso recommending greater protections for lynx and marbled murrelets, small sea
Agency proposes protection changes for bald eagles, others
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
also recommending greater protections for lynx and marbled murrelets, small seabirds that nest in old-growth trees. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says bald eagles have made “an extraordinary recovery” in Washington state and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Birds, beavers, bats and rats: Seattle’s urban wildlife thrivesWild times The same birds causing trouble at the airfield are the ones that ma
Birds, beavers, bats and rats: Seattle’s urban wildlife thrives
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
Wild times The same birds causing trouble at the airfield are the ones that make Seattle special to Chris Anderson, of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. “Occasionally an eagle will fly over downtown,” he said. “You go elsewhere in... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Burn ban roundup: WDFW, DNR, countyThe Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is restricting fires and
Burn ban roundup: WDFW, DNR, county
Methow Valley News / Posted 14 days ago
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is restricting fires and other activities as of last Friday (July 1) on agency-managed lands in eastern Washington. Clay Sprague, manager of the WDFW Lands Division, said the department is taking... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Projects restore fish habitat on Twisp, Methow riversside channel project will focus on the lower part of the channel where it conne
Projects restore fish habitat on Twisp, Methow rivers
Methow Valley News / Posted 16 days ago
side channel project will focus on the lower part of the channel where it connects to the main stem, on land owned by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). The project will restructure the lower part of the channel by excavating... Read more
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metro
Fawn dies after people thought they were helping it by picking it upA fawn sleeping in a forest (Picture: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlif
Fawn dies after people thought they were helping it by picking it up
metro / Posted 17 days ago
A fawn sleeping in a forest (Picture: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife) A baby deer has died after people picked it up thinking it had been abandoned. The small fawn was resting in a forest area of the La Plata mountains in southwest... Read more
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The Columbian
Wildlife agency names new regional directorJohn Long, new regional director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildl
Wildlife agency names new regional director
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
John Long, new regional director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife John Long, a longtime Columbia River salmon angler, has been selected as the new regional director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. He succeeds Guy... Read more
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The Columbian
Groups: Keep Bateman Island accessport is expected to join the city of Richland, Visit Tri-Cities and the Lower C
Groups: Keep Bateman Island access
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
port is expected to join the city of Richland, Visit Tri-Cities and the Lower Columbia Basin Audubon Society. All want the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to preserve a link between the Columbia River shoreline and Bateman Island if it... Read more
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Al.com
Why driving in Alabama is a frightening propositionwas discovered after the woman contacted a local aquarium because she did not k
Why driving in Alabama is a frightening proposition
Al.com / Posted 18 days ago
was discovered after the woman contacted a local aquarium because she did not know how to care for the young animal. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife later determined that the most humane course of action was to euthanize the baby... Read more
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The Columbian
Tribes, federal government pondering control of Lake Roosevelt fisheriesit, however the Department is engaging with the tribes and representatives from
Tribes, federal government pondering control of Lake Roosevelt fisheries
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
it, however the Department is engaging with the tribes and representatives from the State of Washington, including the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, concerning the proposal and how it would impact the Lake Roosevelt National... Read more
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metro
Baby seal dies after woman carried it home from beach in plastic baghim in the carrier to take him to a centre was like picking up a sleeping human
Baby seal dies after woman carried it home from beach in plastic bag
metro / Posted 23 days ago
him in the carrier to take him to a centre was like picking up a sleeping human baby.’ He, along with officials from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, had hoped to return the pup to the beach – but it was ‘so unresponsive, and so... Read more
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Daily Mail
Seal pup dies after woman carries it to her home in a shopping bagMyrsell said. 'Putting him in the carrier to take him to a center was like pick
Seal pup dies after woman carries it to her home in a shopping bag
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Myrsell said. 'Putting him in the carrier to take him to a center was like picking up a sleeping human baby.' Myrsell and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife made the decision that the pup was too far gone to return back to the beach where... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Harbor Seal Pup Euthanized After Being Taken off Washington Beachhim in the carrier to take him to a center was like picking up a sleeping human
Harbor Seal Pup Euthanized After Being Taken off Washington Beach
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 23 days ago
him in the carrier to take him to a center was like picking up a sleeping human baby." He said he and officials with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife originally hoped to return the pup to the beach where the woman had found it.... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Harbor seal pup euthanized after being taken off Washington beachhim in the carrier to take him to a center was like picking up a sleeping human
Harbor seal pup euthanized after being taken off Washington beach
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 24 days ago
him in the carrier to take him to a center was like picking up a sleeping human baby." He said he and officials with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife originally hoped to return the pup to the beach where the woman had found it.... Read more
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ABC News
Seal Pup Euthanized After Woman Takes It Off Beachhim in the carrier to take him to a center was like picking up a sleeping human
Seal Pup Euthanized After Woman Takes It Off Beach
ABC News / Posted 24 days ago
him in the carrier to take him to a center was like picking up a sleeping human baby." He said he and officials with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife originally hoped to return the pup to the beach where the woman had found it.... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report 6/30expect a pretty good chinook fishery in the ocean this summer,’’ said Wendy Bee
Columbia River fishing report 6/30
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
expect a pretty good chinook fishery in the ocean this summer,’’ said Wendy Beeghely, an ocean salmon manager for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. “However, we’ve put restrictions in place in an effort to protect coho.’’ The... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Precautions Urged to Help Save BatsPacific Northwest bats. Report sick, injured, and dead bats, or groups of bats
Precautions Urged to Help Save Bats
The Source Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
Pacific Northwest bats. Report sick, injured, and dead bats, or groups of bats. In Washington, report such findings to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife at www.wdfw.wa.gov/bats. In Oregon, report to the Oregon Department of Fish and... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Injured moose euthanized in NW SpokaneSPOKANE, Wash. – Officials from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Injured moose euthanized in NW Spokane
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 26 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. – Officials from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife tried to help an injured moose in Northwest Spokane Tuesday morning. The moose was found near Cannon and Jackson. Officials said they were concerned because a large group... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Injured moose euthanized in NW SpokaneSPOKANE, Wash. – Officials from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Injured moose euthanized in NW Spokane
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 26 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. – Officials from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife tried to help an injured moose in Northwest Spokane Tuesday morning. The moose was found near Cannon and Jackson. Officials said they were concerned because a large group... Read more
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The Columbian
We must become climate activistslife difficult, reportedly reducing fish size by half in places and seriously t
We must become climate activists
The Columbian / Posted 29 days ago
life difficult, reportedly reducing fish size by half in places and seriously threatening returns. I recall last summer the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife trucked salmon up low rivers to spawn, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Puget Sound fisheries back open after agreement approvalare back open after the federal government approved an agreement between tribal
Puget Sound fisheries back open after agreement approval
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 30 days ago
are back open after the federal government approved an agreement between tribal fishery managers and Washington state. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife closed many Puget Sound-area fisheries May 1, after the previous federal... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Puget Sound re-opens to salmon fishing after impasse between tribal, state officialsmarine areas, rivers and lakes that were previously closed because of an impass
Puget Sound re-opens to salmon fishing after impasse between tribal, state officials
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 30 days ago
marine areas, rivers and lakes that were previously closed because of an impasse between tribal and state officials. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife said Friday that it has received federal approval for its salmon fishing season... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Puget Sound re-opens to salmon fishing after impassemarine areas, rivers and lakes that were previously closed because of an impass
Puget Sound re-opens to salmon fishing after impasse
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 30 days ago
marine areas, rivers and lakes that were previously closed because of an impasse between tribal and state officials. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife said Friday that it has received federal approval for its salmon fishing season... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Puget Sound fisheries back open after agreement approvalare back open after the federal government approved an agreement between tribal
Puget Sound fisheries back open after agreement approval
KING5 Seattle / Posted 30 days ago
are back open after the federal government approved an agreement between tribal fishery managers and Washington state. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife closed many Puget Sound-area fisheries May 1, after the previous federal... Read more
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