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By Jana Mathia
Gazette Reporter 

Commissioners weigh in on state wolf status review

 

May 9, 2019



The current status and future planning for managing the wolf population was discussed Monday afternoon with a regional director from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife meeting with Whitman County Commissioners.

WDFW Region 1 Director Steve Pozzanghera spent nearly an hour with commissioners to update them on current wolf recolonization and collect comments from them on whether wolves should be considered for a change in listing status and modeling for future growth as part of the 2019 periodic status review for gray wolves.

“I don’t believe the wolf population in eastern Wa...



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