RECREATIONAL RAZOR CLAMMING
Photo of a razor clam limit on the beach with a clam shovel in the background. Razor clam dig starts Friday on 2 ocean beaches
State fishery managers have given the OK for the second razor clam dig this month, this one scheduled to begin Jan. 13 at two ocean beaches. Learn more >>

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HUNTING PROSPECTS
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Hunting seasons are under way
Wildlife biologists have compiled the best information available to help hunters have a successful hunting season.
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Most popular hunting seasons of the year opened Oct. 15

WILDLIFE HEALTH
Photo of several bats hanging from cave wall with White Nose Syndrome White-nose Syndrome in Bats
A devastating bat disease called White-nose Syndrome is now in Washington. Help us monitor our bat populations by reporting sick or dead bats, or groups of bats. Learn more >>

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Commission updates Columbia River salmon policy
Master Hunter Permit Program will accept applications through Feb. 15
Full season announced for Skagit County brant goose hunting
Teanaway Community Forest Advisory Committee set to begin recreation planning
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Support efforts to conserve steelhead in Washington by purchasing a steelhead specialty license plate for your vehicle. Learn more >>

ELK HOOF DISEASE
Photo of deformed hoof WDFW seeks reports of elk with hoof disease in Cascades
State wildlife managers are asking hunters, anglers, campers and others planning to spend time in the Cascade Mountains this fall to report any elk they encounter and pay close attention to see if any walk with a limp. Learn more >>

SPECIES OF CONCERN
Photo of of a Lynx in snow staring intently at the camera. WDFW seeks comments on draft status reviews for woodland caribou, pond turtles and sandhill cranes
The public can comment through Dec. 23 on the listing recommendations and periodic status reports for woodland caribou, western pond turtles and sandhill cranes. Learn more >>
WDFW seeks comments on draft status reviews for 3 species of sea turtles

WASHINGTON'S WILD FUTURE
Photo of the Puget Sound with Mt. Rainier in the background. Washington’s Wild Future
State fish and wildlife leaders are asking people to share their views on WDFW's revenue priorities, including proposals on conservation efforts, license fee changes and improvements to hunting and fishing in Washington. Learn more >>


 


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