the other bill would form a task force that would look into federal land ownership in Washington, with an eye to “to study the risks, options, and benefits of transferring certain federal lands in the state to an alternative ownership,” according to a nonpartisan legislative review of SB 5405.
The Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act aims to “improve the survival of endangered salmon, steelhead and other native fish species in the Columbia River system.”
The end of waterfowl season and midpoint of winter steelheading should not see us stripped down to T-shirts and sniffing the air for an early whiff of cottonwood sap!!!
The plans were first outlined in a presentation the agency gave to its Elk Hoof Disease Public Working Group last Thursday.
Even if it’s a most miniscule bandage on a region that needs a lot more of them, I’m feeling pretty good about turning the gravel strip outside our home’s fence into a rain garden.
It’s got the same letters as another furry fanger roaming around Washington these days — and a lot of baggage of its own to toboggan across those high peaks — but that’s not stopping a wolverine from breaking a trail between Snoqualmie and Stevens Passes. The probable tracks of one were spotted about 8 miles […]
“The stage is set for another great fishery this year,” Roler said. “Not only is the run forecast well above average, but water conditions also appear to be favorable for the upcoming season.”
“I look forward to continuing this great work and getting to know the hundreds of volunteers that make C.A.S.T. such a great organization.”
House Bills 1199, 1224 and 1225, cosponsored by several Northeast Washington Republicans, address translocation and regional delisting.
It’s important for state agencies to understand and respect differing points of view. But when a few advocacy groups try to grab headlines by skewing Idaho Fish and Game scientific wolf monitoring data in ways that simply aren’t true, it’s also important to set the record straight.
“The Wolf Plan is working and the wolf population in Oregon expanding as the original crafters of the Plan thought it would,” said Brett Brownscombe, ODFW interim deputy director.