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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating the state’s fish and wildlife resources.
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Update: fishing, shellfishing, and some hunting seasons are postponed following Friday's update on land and boat ramp closures extending to May 4. More info:
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Washington State DFW Apr 3
Many national forests are also closed.
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Washington State DFW Apr 3
Those announcements will take place Monday.
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Washington State DFW Apr 3
In accordance with 's extension of the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order, all state lands will continue to be closed to the public through May 4. More details at .
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Washington State DFW Apr 3
Commission to consider 2020-2021 hunting season setting, cougar harvest guidelines during April meeting
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Washington State DFW Apr 2
Replying to @GatorNation1911
Hi — she can call our Hunter Education staff @ 360-902-8111 for help.
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Washington State DFW Apr 2
You’ll notice that this month’s Weekender is different than normal - we’ve switched from places to go to things you can do in your own backyard. Check out this month’s special edition of Weekender here:
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Washington State DFW Apr 2
Black bears are starting to emerge from their dens, and they are hungry. They often look for easy, high-calorie foods, which can cause some problems when they venture into human neighborhoods.
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WA Invasives Apr 1
and mussel inspections are not words that typically go together. However, the recent coronavirus pandemic has caused a surge in boat traffic headed to Canada.
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Washington State DFW Mar 30
Updated information on youth turkey hunts and spring bear hunts in six GMUs in response to 's Stay Healthy, Stay Home order. Follow the link:
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Washington State DFW Mar 26
Congratulations to Wanda with the Council on retirement and a huge thanks for all the support over the years. Wanda truly blazed a trail as a female leader in wildlife in the Spokane region. And welcome Marie! Hats off to you both!
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Washington State DFW Mar 25
Starting midnight tonight, March 25, we're temporarily closing recreational fishing & shellfishing statewide in response to 's order directing Washingtonians to stay home & stay healthy to limit the spread of coronavirus. More details:
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Washington State DFW Mar 24
In response to 's Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, WDFW and are closing all state-managed parks, wildlife areas, and water access areas for at least 2 weeks starting tomorrow, March 25. More at .
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Washington State DFW Mar 24
Replying to @WDFW
We are aware that there are many questions and some false news circulating around potential closures. Any official word on closures will be posted at
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Washington State DFW Mar 24
WDFW is currently evaluating services in the wake of last night's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order from Gov. Jay Inslee, and determining which recreational activities and facilities may close and which may remain open as "essential" under the governor's order.
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Washington State DFW Mar 23
A big shout out to Spokane's for hooking up detachment 21 with hand sanitizer! They shifted from making alcohol for drinking to making sanitizer due to the shortage. Thanks for keeping us safe and clean when supplies are low!
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WA Invasives Mar 23
With , you’ll be hearing the croaks of bullfrogs throughout the lowlands of . What can you do? Don’t let unwanted pets loose, report sightings with a photo and location, and check out .
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Washington State DFW Mar 23
Congratulations to Officer Severin Erickson! He is WDFW's 2019 Officer of the Year for Region 1. Erickson is the sole WDFW officer in Pend Oreille County in northeast Washington. He was chosen for his professionalism, relationship building efforts & community spirit.
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Washington State DFW Mar 22
All camping on state lands will close starting tomorrow, March 23. Although camping isn't allowed, WDFW wildlife areas and water access areas remain open to the public at this time.
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Washington State DFW Mar 19
WDFW halts four-day razor clam dig that was to begin Friday, March 20
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