The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has released its forecast for salmon returning to the Upper Columbia River this year.
WDFW collaborates annually with the state's tribes to produce the forecast.
This year's projections include the return of nearly 85,000 summer Chinook and over 272,000 fall Chinook, which are similar numbers to the past three years...
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is planning a prescribed fire in Chelan County next month.
The Department has announced a burn on 500 acres in the Colockum Wildlife Area, which is 20 miles southeast of Wenatchee.
Prescribed fires are used in wildlife areas to reduce the risk and severity of future wildfires, and improve habitat for wildlife...
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is changing the status of the greater sage grouse from threatened to endangered.
Conservation Section Assessment Manager Taylor Cotten says there were multiple reasons for the uplisting.
"There's the continued population decline, but also new information around the effective population size which is basically the number of individual birds that