Great news for Washington’s Wolves: Wildlife Commission Adopts Wolf Recovery Plan


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Olympia, WA Dec 03, 2011 Today the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously to approve a state conservation and management plan for the gray wolf. Crafted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), with the help of …

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Thankful That Washington is Wild!


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On the heels of Thanksgiving and with more holidays just around the corner, now is a great time to remember what we are truly thankful for, like being thankful we live in a state wild enough for grizzly bears and …

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Be Part of the Solution this Autumn


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The technical term for intense eating is ‘hyperphagia.’ It means to eat and drink as much as possible, almost frantically, throughout the entire day with only short rest periods. Both black and grizzly bears must do this during the late …

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Tis the Season for Hikers and Hunters to Share the Trails


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  A tragic thing happened in August of 2008 when black bear hunting season opened at the same time that the alpine meadow flowers were blooming on one of the most popular hiking destinations in Skagit County, Sauk Mountain. A …

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It’s Wolf Awareness Week!


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Like the North Cascades Grizzly Bear, gray wolves were once very common in Washington State. But, unlike our resident grizzly bears, of which an estimated less than 20 remain, the gray wolves were completely extirpated from the state by the …

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$2500 Reward Offered for Bear Poaching Case in the North Cascades National Park


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The illegal killing of two black bears in late August in the North Cascades National Park has promoted the posting of a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible.The reward is …

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Remote camera captures this beautiful photo of a North Cascades Grizzly Bear


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Just 15 miles north of the border between Washington and Canada this photo of a North Cascades Grizzly Bear was captured in the Manning Provincial Park. This is just a mere 2 to 3 hour walk for the bear from …

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Interagency Teams To Search For North Cascades Grizzlies


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WENATCHEE—Teams of wildlife biologists will begin an effort this month to genetically identify grizzly bears in the North Cascades and determine the extent of their range. U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington Department of …

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Find Bearylicious Specials at Local Businesses Near You!


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It is now surely spring. The tulip fields have come and gone. Hummingbirds buzz about. Campgrounds will soon open their gates to hoards of visitors. And, you guessed it! Bears are emerging from their winter dens to seek berries and …

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