Meet Project W.O.L.F.F.

By Janet Kearsley, WWO Education Project Coordinator and Tiffany Bishop, Project W.O.L.F.F Coordinator. The students in the Cle Elum middle school have been exploring the wild-side of Eastern Washington by participating in an exciting new curriculum called Project W.O.L.F.F. (Wildlife Observational …

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Feeding Wild Birds May Attract Unwanted Visitors to Your Home

By Rose Oliver, WWO North Cascades Field Coordinator Don’t get me wrong, I love my wild birds. In fact, one of my favorite morning activities is sitting on my front porch with a cup of coffee and watching the towhees …

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8th Wolf Pack Confirmed in Washington State

Many of Washington’s residents are thrilled to see that our native gray wolf population is showing signs of recovering and expanding their range. For the most part, it has been a peaceful return and the wolves are finding natural prey …

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Cougar-Smart Efforts in British Columbia

The town of Squamish in British Columbia, our neighbor to the north, has the highest number of conflicts between humans and cougars of any town in British Columbia. That doesn’t mean that people are threatened by cougars. It means that cougars are reported …

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New Bear Safety Information – Yellowstone National Park

Safe travels in bear country begin before you get on the trail. Learning about bears before you go to the park can help you avoid a confrontation. Read about bear spray and what to do if you encounter a bear. …

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Woodland Park Zoo Bear Affair and Big Howl for Wolves, June 9, 2012

Every year, the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project teams up with Woodland Park Zoo to stage an event that is not only fun for bears and people, but helps to demonstrate some things NOT to do if you live and recreate …

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Cougar Story with a Happy Ending

Cougars are an important part of our natural heritage. Sleek and graceful, cougars are solitary and secretive animals rarely seen in the wild. With neighborhoods encroaching into wildlife habitat, the number of cougar sightings may increase, but a cougar sighting does not …

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$10,000 Reward Offered for Grizzly Bear Shootings in Northern Idaho.

NEWS RELEASEUS FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICEPACIFIC REGIONAL OFFICE Contact: Jason Holm, 503-231-2264   Jason_holm@fws.govContact Phil Cooper, 208-769-1414      Phil.Cooper@idfg.idaho.gov $10,000 Reward Offered for Grizzly Bear Shootings in Northern Idaho. Investigation continues in shooting of grizzly and her nursing cub. …

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An Interview with Rose Oliver, GBOP Field Coordinator

Interview with Rose Olvier, Skagit and Whatcom County Field Coordinator for the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project, for Bellingham WA’s Co-op Community News Hiking in the North Cascades some time in the late 1990s, I met a momma bear and her …

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Governor Gregoire Declares May 20-26, 2012 Bear Awareness Week

Washington State’s Governor Gregoire declares May 20-26, 2012 “Bear Awareness Week” Special resources celebrate state’s grizzly and black bears and educate the public on how to co-exist Black bears and grizzlies are an important part of our state’s natural heritage. …

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