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USA Today
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
USA Today / Posted 2 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 6 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
20 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 6 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 6 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 7 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 7 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
KING5 Seattle / Posted 7 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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First Coast News
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
First Coast News / Posted 7 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 7 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 7 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
KTVB Boise / Posted 7 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 7 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 7 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majesticof mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own
Amtrak’s Cascades route: Pacific Northwest at its most majestic
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 7 hours ago
of mammals and 172 species of birds. One of those, the bald eagle, has its own private digs. The Nature Conservancy and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with a few others, partnered to create the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural... Read more
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11h
The Kitsap Sun
Larch inmates rehabilitate endangered Western pond turtlesdirector of DOC, said of the turtle rehabilitation program. On May 18, Hill an
Larch inmates rehabilitate endangered Western pond turtles
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
director of DOC, said of the turtle rehabilitation program. On May 18, Hill and Goff were allowed to join Oregon Zoo and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officials and release the animals into ponds in the Klickitat Wildlife Area near... Read more
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The Columbian
Karelian bear dogs help wildlife officersa swim in the Pend Oreille River.. It’s all in a good day’s work for Jax, a 1-
Karelian bear dogs help wildlife officers
The Columbian / Posted 13 hours ago
a swim in the Pend Oreille River.. It’s all in a good day’s work for Jax, a 1-year-old Karelian bear dog employed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. “The beauty of this breed is that Jax can be calm and licking the fingers of a... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Forest Service urges public land precautions to help save batsNorthwest bats. - Report sick, injured, and dead bats, or groups of bats. In W
Forest Service urges public land precautions to help save bats
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
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 In Oregon, report to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife at r call the ODFW... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
State, tribal officials agree on Puget Sound salmon planmight not happen this year. The agreement still needs federal approval, but Jo
State, tribal officials agree on Puget Sound salmon plan
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
might not happen this year. The agreement still needs federal approval, but John Long, salmon fisheries policy lead for Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, said anglers can start planning to fish for salmon this summer. "We plan to... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Tribes, state come to agreement that will allow salmon fishing this yearopening of salmon fishing. “We plan to re-open those waters as soon as we have
Tribes, state come to agreement that will allow salmon fishing this year
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
opening of salmon fishing. “We plan to re-open those waters as soon as we have federal approval,” said John Long of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. “We anticipate getting the new permit within a few weeks.” Fisheries will be... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Tips on how to help protect bats from white-nose syndromewith bat homes: People are also urged to report injured, sick and dead bats or
Tips on how to help protect bats from white-nose syndrome
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
with bat homes: People are also urged to report injured, sick and dead bats or groups of bats. You can report to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife online here, or to Oregon officials by calling (866) 968-2600 or going online... Read more
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The Columbian
Larch inmates rehabilitate endangered Western pond turtlesdirector of DOE, said of the turtle rehabilitation program. On May 18, Hill an
Larch inmates rehabilitate endangered Western pond turtles
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
director of DOE, said of the turtle rehabilitation program. On May 18, Hill and Goff were allowed to join Oregon Zoo and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officials and release the animals into ponds in the Klickitat Wildlife Area near... Read more
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The Columbian
Lake Roosevelt trout released earlyrainbows have been fed and raised since October. “There’s some fungus going on
Lake Roosevelt trout released early
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
rainbows have been fed and raised since October. “There’s some fungus going on; not a big deal,” said Mitch Combs, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Sherman Creek Hatchery manager. “It’s not a disease. It’s not a problem for... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Karelian bear dogs help wildlife officersa swim in the Pend Oreille River.. It's all in a good day's work for Jax, a 1-
Karelian bear dogs help wildlife officers
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 7 days ago
a swim in the Pend Oreille River.. It's all in a good day's work for Jax, a 1-year-old Karelian bear dog employed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. "The beauty of this breed is that Jax can be calm and licking the fingers of a... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Washington clam diggers can harvest razor clams this weekendClam diggers have one more opportunity to harvest razor clams on Washington bea
Washington clam diggers can harvest razor clams this weekend
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
Clam diggers have one more opportunity to harvest razor clams on Washington beaches this weekend. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved digs at Copalis and Mocrocks after marine toxin tests showed the clams on those beaches are... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Washington clam diggers can harvest razor clams this weekendWash. (AP) - Clam diggers have one more opportunity to harvest razor clams on W
Washington clam diggers can harvest razor clams this weekend
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Wash. (AP) - Clam diggers have one more opportunity to harvest razor clams on Washington beaches this weekend. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved digs at Copalis and Mocrocks after marine toxin tests showed the... Read more
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The Columbian
Longtime wildlife manager to retiredecades — is managing Columbia River fisheries. Norman, 61, will retire on June
Longtime wildlife manager to retire
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
decades — is managing Columbia River fisheries. Norman, 61, will retire on June 30 from his job as regional director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. It ends a 38-year career that included stints managing Columbia River fisheries... Read more
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The Columbian
Spring chinook angling to reopen again in lower Columbia RiverWashington-Oregon boundary east of Umatilla, Ore. will stay closed. Ron Roler,
Spring chinook angling to reopen again in lower Columbia River
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
Washington-Oregon boundary east of Umatilla, Ore. will stay closed. Ron Roler, Columbia River policy coordinator for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, said anglers in the mid-Columbia reservoirs have exceeded their allocation by 7... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Bonney Lake PD: Three bear sightings in less than a weekless than a week. Last night, a bear was spotted near the 18000 block of 70th
Bonney Lake PD: Three bear sightings in less than a week
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
less than a week. Last night, a bear was spotted near the 18000 block of 70th Street East. Bonney Lake Police notified the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. This is the third time bears have been spotted near neighborhoods this month.... Read more
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The Columbian
Panel agrees on policy to control wolvessay the new process will be better because it firms up what ranchers are expect
Panel agrees on policy to control wolves
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
say the new process will be better because it firms up what ranchers are expected to do to prevent attacks on livestock. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wolf policy lead Donny Martorello said the agency will soon put the policy in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Risks rising for Salish Sea species, says reportor endangered species from lists by multiple jurisdictions, including the U.S.
Risks rising for Salish Sea species, says report
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 13 days ago
or endangered species from lists by multiple jurisdictions, including the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), and Canada's federal and provincial equivalents. The lists have different... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Advisory panel agrees on policy to lethally control wolvessay the new process will be better because it firms up what ranchers are expect
Advisory panel agrees on policy to lethally control wolves
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 13 days ago
say the new process will be better because it firms up what ranchers are expected to do to prevent attacks on livestock. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wolf policy lead Donny Martorello says the agency will soon put the policy in... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Trails riders encounter wolf near Mazamanear Mazama in late April when they spotted an animal in the woods, according t
Trails riders encounter wolf near Mazama
Methow Valley News / Posted 15 days ago
near Mazama in late April when they spotted an animal in the woods, according to Donny Martorello, wolf policy lead for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). Their 25-pound mixed breed dog chased the suspected wolf, which turned... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Oregon Zoo's efforts show signs of life for endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbitswere brought in as part of the breeding program. With an assist from the Orego
Oregon Zoo's efforts show signs of life for endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 15 days ago
were brought in as part of the breeding program. With an assist from the Oregon Zoo's Future for Wildlife program, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife continues to breed and release these mixed-genetics rabbits along the basin. The... Read more
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The Columbian
Too little oxygen culls Yale Reservoir kokaneeof Yale Reservoir probably died of oxygen deficiency caused by the lake’s shift
Too little oxygen culls Yale Reservoir kokanee
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
of Yale Reservoir probably died of oxygen deficiency caused by the lake’s shift from winter to summer conditions. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has received a half dozen telephone calls about dead kokanee at Yale, a 3,000-acre... Read more
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The Columbian
Spring chinook angling reopens Fridaybuffer to guard against under forecast or overharvest. Robin Ehlke, Columbia R
Spring chinook angling reopens Friday
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
buffer to guard against under forecast or overharvest. Robin Ehlke, Columbia River assistant policy coordinator for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, said sportsmen in the lower Columbia have 3,236 upper Columbia-Snake-origin... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Landslide closes small portion of Mission Ridgeone was injured in the landslide, most of which occurred on land leased to the
Landslide closes small portion of Mission Ridge
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
one was injured in the landslide, most of which occurred on land leased to the ski area by the U.S. Forest Service. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has closed the active slide area for safety reasons. The slide area starts... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Landslides closes small portion of Mission Ridgeone was injured in the landslide, most of which occurred on land leased to the
Landslides closes small portion of Mission Ridge
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 days ago
one was injured in the landslide, most of which occurred on land leased to the ski area by the U.S. Forest Service. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has closed the active slide area for safety reasons. The slide area starts... Read more
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Everett Herald
Upcoming outdoor events in Snohomish County and nearbyin the Pacific Northwest at 7 p.m. May 12 at the Northwest Stream Center in McC
Upcoming outdoor events in Snohomish County and nearby
Everett Herald / Posted 20 days ago
in the Pacific Northwest at 7 p.m. May 12 at the Northwest Stream Center in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife cougar scientist Brian Kertson will make the presentation. For sixth graders to... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Q&A: Here's why salmon fishing is off limits in the Puget SoundSEATTLE — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has closed recreationa
Q&A: Here's why salmon fishing is off limits in the Puget Sound
OregonLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
SEATTLE — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has closed recreational and non-tribal commercial salmon fishing in Puget Sound, after the state and tribes failed to come to an agreement over annual catch limits. The closures include salmon... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Sport fishermen angry over tribal gillnetting salmon catchare listed under the federal Endangered Species Act. Harvests of the wild salm
Sport fishermen angry over tribal gillnetting salmon catch
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 days ago
are listed under the federal Endangered Species Act. Harvests of the wild salmon by tribal and nontribal fishermen are not supposed to exceed 38 percent of the total run, said Brett Barkdull, a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Biol... Read more
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examiner.com
Zoo seeks proposals for Northwest conservation grantsDelta habitat, where a colony of western painted turtles is threatened by veget
Zoo seeks proposals for Northwest conservation grants
examiner.com / Posted 25 days ago
Delta habitat, where a colony of western painted turtles is threatened by vegetation encroachment and recreation impacts. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife: $5,000 for re-establishing the pygmy rabbit population and enhancing... Read more
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Everett Herald
Upcoming outdoor events in Snohomish County and nearbyin the Pacific Northwest at 7 p.m. May 12 at the Northwest Stream Center in McC
Upcoming outdoor events in Snohomish County and nearby
Everett Herald / Posted 27 days ago
in the Pacific Northwest at 7 p.m. May 12 at the Northwest Stream Center in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife cougar scientist Brian Kertson will make the presentation. For sixth graders to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Sea lion who made 50-mile trek dies mysteriouslybridge in Olympia, ending its unusual journey from the ocean to a small creek a
Sea lion who made 50-mile trek dies mysteriously
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 29 days ago
bridge in Olympia, ending its unusual journey from the ocean to a small creek and then to Puget Sound. Dyanna Lambourn, a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist, examined the sea lion Sunday and found no immediate cause of death.... Read more
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