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Washington State releases revised wolf management plan

[large thumbnail url=”washington-state-releases-revised-wolf-management-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”06″ day=”02″] [thumbnail icon url=”washington-state-releases-revised-wolf-management-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”06″ day=”02″] WENATCHEE, Wash. — After hosting 19 public meetings and reviewing more than 65,000 comments, the state released its revised plan to recover gray wolves in Washington that should both please and upset cattlemen, hunters and conservationists.

Some aren’t happy that the plan still requires 15 packs of wolves for three consecutive years in order to remove protections required under the Endangered Species Act.

Others might not like the agency’s plan to seek higher penalties for poaching wolves…

Read the entire article on seattletimes.nwsource.com: Washington wolf plan calls for 15 packs in state

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