Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission rejects proposed wolf rule

From the Methow Valley News:

Washington’s wildlife commissioners have chosen not to enact a new rule that was developed with the goal of reducing the number of wolves killed under state orders due to conflicts with livestock.

The rule would have designated areas of “chronic conflict” and required state wildlife officials to verify that livestock owners in those areas have taken appropriate measures to prevent conflicts before the state kills wolves after attacks on livestock.

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