Grants available to help pay for forest hazard reduction
An emergency rule for taking lethal action against attacking wolves is now part of permanent state rules. The state Fish and Wildlife Commission approved changes to its wildlife interaction rules Oct. 4.
Governor Jay Inslee has appointed long-time Wenatchee resident Bob Bugert to serve on the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board.
‘Caught in the Act’ could become permanent law
The state Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Friday to consider changing its wildlife interaction rules, which could mean a permanent rule allowing local ranchers to take lethal action in wolf attacks.
Nearly 60 ranchers and hunters turned out Thursday night to voice concerns over wolf management rules during a roundtable discussion with state Department of Fish and Wildlife officials.
Brewster provides midway point for several counties
Wildlife officials and area residents will meet Thursday to discuss a wide range of topics affecting North-Central Washington. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting the roundtable meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Columbia Cove Recreation building, 508 W. Cliff Ave.
Tribe recently purchased Salmon Creek property
Proposals are being sought from contractors for work in Salmon Creek on property purchased recently by the Colville Confederated Tribes.
Measure sets up fund to compenate livestock owners
Livestock owners whose animals are killed by wolves now have some recourse for compensation from the state.
Local trail enthusiasts will celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday with hikes and a work party.
In some parts of the state, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is using a rudimentary method known as fladry to deter wolves from an area containing livestock.
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