Washington

Washington / Oregon / California

Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Northwestern Gray Wolf (Canis lupus occidentalis)
Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf (Canis lupus irremotus)

Population Statistics

Legal Status; In western 2/3’s federally protected under ESA, east WA-state managed.

Resources
U S Fish and Wildlife Service (Grey wolves in Northern Rocky Mountains)
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Organizations
Conservation Northwest (Bellingham, Seattle, Washington)
Pacific Wolf Coalition (Washington, Oregon, California)
Gifford Pinchot Task Force (Vancouver, WA)
Washington Chapter Sierra Club (Washington State)

Washington News Resources & Publications
The Daily Herald (Everett, Washington)
Capitol Press (Washington)
The Seattle Times (Seattle, Washington)

LATEST WASHINGTON NEWS

Journal Articles

Natural re-colonization and admixture of wolves (Canis lupus) in the US Pacific Northwest: challenges for the protection and management of rare and endangered taxa;
SA Hendricks, RM Schweizer, RJ Harrigan… – Heredity, 2018 – nature.com

Impacts of recolonizing gray wolves (Canis lupus) on survival and mortality in two sympatric ungulates
J.A. Dellinger,*a C.R. Shores,a M. Marsh,b M.R. Heithaus,c W.J. Ripple,d A.J. Wirsinga; Journal of Zoology, 2018 – NRC Research Press

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