Out and about: Vancouver Wildlife League meeting Nov. 1



The Vancouver wildlife League will hold its monthly meeting Nov. 1 at 7:00 pm at the Region 5 Headquarters in Ridgefield. The guest speaker will be the group River Junky, and will speak to the cleaning process of our local rivers.

Shillapoo fish habitat to be discussed

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will hold a public meeting Nov. 1 to solicit feedback on a proposed project to provide fish habitat at the Shillapoo Wildlife Area.

The meeting is scheduled from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Nov. 1, at the WDFW Region 5 headquarters, located at 5525 S.11th St., Ridgefield.

The proposed project would reestablish a connection between floodplain wetlands and the Columbia River across the 1,000 acre South Unit of the Shillapoo Wildlife Area and Buckmire Slough.

The proposed project would provide fish access while maintaining habitat for wildlife.

Fish guide meetings scheduled

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has scheduled public meetings on management of the state’s salmon and steelhead fishing guide industry.

The nearest meeting will be Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at WDFW Region 5 office, 5525 S. 11th St., Ridgefield.

WDFW will discuss current management and take suggestions for potential regulatory changes.