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elk season

Landowners, Fish and Wildlife team up to take on elk

elk season

August 15, 2021, 12:45pm Northwest

CAPE HORN — There are success stories in the hills and valleys of Skagit County when it comes to keeping elk off farm fields and away from livestock. Read story

Fishing report: Aug. 11

August 11, 2021, 4:03pm Outdoors

Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Aug. 11. Read story

In this photo provided by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, a juvenile Chinook salmon leaps from the raceway at the Iron Gate Fish Hatchery, Siskiyou County, Calif., July 7, 2021. Baby salmon are dying in the thousands in one river and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another due to blistering  heat waves and extended drought in the U.S. West. Recently California fish and wildlife officials decided not to release more than 1 million hatchery-raised baby chinook salmon into the wild, and instead drove them to several hatcheries that could host them until Klamath River conditions improve.

What would you need to give up to save salmon in Washington?

In this photo provided by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, a juvenile Chinook salmon leaps from the raceway at the Iron Gate Fish Hatchery, Siskiyou County, Calif., July 7, 2021. Baby salmon are dying in the thousands in one river and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another due to blistering  heat waves and extended drought in the U.S. West. Recently California fish and wildlife officials decided not to release more than 1 million hatchery-raised baby chinook salmon into the wild, and instead drove them to several hatcheries that could host them until Klamath River conditions improve.

August 9, 2021, 6:00am Latest News

The first thing you see when you enter Camp Colman, is The Lagoon. Read story

Fishing report as of August 3

August 4, 2021, 11:13pm Outdoors

Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Aug. 3. Read story

A chinook salmon, second from the bottom, swims with sockeye salmon.

As sockeye runs struggle elsewhere in North America, a record run in Alaska’s Bristol Bay

A chinook salmon, second from the bottom, swims with sockeye salmon.

August 1, 2021, 6:00am Latest News

Amid a fierce June storm that whipped up 8-foot waves, Robin Samuelsen told his four young crew members to let out the gillnets behind his 32-foot boat in the Nushagak district of Bristol Bay. Read story

Deer in Anacortes test positive for viral infection

July 30, 2021, 7:42am Northwest

ANACORTES — At least one deer in northeast Anacortes has died as a result of a viral infection, according to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. Read story

Wildflowers, including scarlet paintbrush, color the meadows on the northern slope of Silver Star Mountain east of Vancouver.

Silver Star Scenic Area: Public comments sought for vision plan

Wildflowers, including scarlet paintbrush, color the meadows on the northern slope of Silver Star Mountain east of Vancouver.

July 29, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

The future of recreation in the Silver Star scenic area is open to public comment through the end of August, and community members are encouraged to fill out the online survey to help “define a vision” for years to come. Read story

Fishing report as of July 26

July 28, 2021, 11:20pm Outdoors

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will open two days in September for sport sturgeon retention on a portion of the Columbia River. Read story

Bushwhacking through thick forest, Cascade Forest Conservancy intern Christian Villanueva, left, and science and restoration manager Suzanne Whitney use an iPad GPS system to track their location, and their own eyeballs to spot their next towering ponderosa pine tree. Volunteers went entirely off-trail and negotiated punishingly thick underbrush to find the giant pines.

Volunteers endure heat, rough conditions to protect Gifford Pinchot’s ponderosa pines

Bushwhacking through thick forest, Cascade Forest Conservancy intern Christian Villanueva, left, and science and restoration manager Suzanne Whitney use an iPad GPS system to track their location, and their own eyeballs to spot their next towering ponderosa pine tree. Volunteers went entirely off-trail and negotiated punishingly thick underbrush to find the giant pines.

July 25, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

GIFFORD PINCHOT NATIONAL FOREST — To find the tallest trees, you’ve got to look up. Read story

Public input sought on Silver Star Scenic Area

July 21, 2021, 4:32pm Northwest

The Silver Star Vision Plan Steering Committee invites public input on managing recreation in and around the Silver Star Scenic Area. Read story