Wolf Conservation and Management Plan

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  • GoalsofWashingtonsWolfConserva3onandManagementPlan

    Restorethepopula3oninWashingtontoaself-sustainingsizeandgeographicdistribu3onthatwillresultinwolveshavingahighprobabilityofpersis3nginthestatefortheforeseeablefuture(>50-100years)

    Managewolf-livestockconflictsinsuchawaythatminimizeslivestocklosswhileatthesame3menotnega3velyimpac3ngtherecoveryorlong-termperpetua3onofasustainablewolfpopula3on.

  • GoalsofWashingtonsWolfConserva3onandManagementPlan

    Maintainhealthyandrobustungulatepopula3onsinthestatethatprovideabundantpreyforwolvesandotherpredatorsaswellasampleharvestopportuni3esforhunters.

    Developpublicunderstandingoftheconserva3onandmanagementneedsofwolvesinWashington,therebypromo3ngthepublicsco-existencewiththespecies

  • De-lis3ngRequirements

    15breedingpairsforthreeconsecu3veyears,with4ineachrecoveryregionplus3inanypartofthestate,or;

    18breedingpairsinoneyearwith4ineachrecoveryregionand6anywhereinthestate

  • Partnership makes range riding work: the rancher, the rider, Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife and Conservation Northwest

    are partners in this effort.

  • Conservation Northwests wolf and livestock conflict avoidance programs arent limited to range riding.

    Were also using our staff, and member and volunteer networks, to help ranchers and WDFW install fladry around calving pastures and grazing areas.

  • WolfAdvisoryGroup

    17ci3zensrepresen3ngconserva3on,livestock,hun3ng,andgeneralpublicinterests

    ResidentsfrombothwesternandeasternWashington

    FacilitatedbyanoutsideThirdPartyNeutral

  • MissionofWolfAdvisoryGroup

    Topromoteequitable,inclusive,andrespecXuldialogueanddecision-makingamongdiversepeopletofosterdurablepeacebytransformingtherootcausesofsocialconflictandprovidinghighqualityrecommenda3onsonwolfrecovery,conserva3onandmanagement.

  • Resources

    hYp://dfw.wa.gov/conserva3on/gray_wolf/

    hYp://dfw.wa.gov/about/advisory/wag/

    hYps://www.facebook.com/WA.Wolves

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