The following info from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is offered to all of you interested in whats happening with our Washington state Wolf packs.
The map will give you a good idea of where our Wolf pals hang out.
I’ve been fortunate to see Wolves in the wild. My hope is we all find a way to see a balance is possible amoung farmers, ranchers and those of us who try to speak up for Wolves. There are some very cool people working on this crucial issue.
“The gray wolf (Canis lupus), a native species that was nearly extirpated early last century, is returning to Washington on its own, dispersing from populations in other states and provinces. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is working to manage this recovering endangered species, guided by a citizen-developed plan to address conflicts with livestock and impacts to other wildlife species. Citizen reports of wolf activity and problems are encouraged as WDFW staff monitor the growth of Washington’s wolves…”
- Smackout wolf pack: 2017 lethal removal action report
- Washington Gray Wolf Conservation and Management: 2016 Annual Report
- Presentation to the Fish and Wildlife Commission on the 2016 Annual Report
- Profanity Peak wolf pack: 2016 lethal removal action report
- Northern Rocky Mountain Gray Wolf Population Area Map