Washington fish and wildlife’s stance moves sheriff to consider trapping wolves

From the Capital Press:

A northeast Washington sheriff said Tuesday he may look into trapping and putting radio collars on wolves to protect public safety, after his offer to help the state Department of Fish and Wildlife got a cold reception.

Stevens County Sheriff Brad Manke met with Fish and Wildlife officials last week to discuss having wildlife deputy Jeff Flood trap wolves. Flood’s experience as a trapper and knowledge of wolf movements would help the department collar, and track, more wolves, Manke said.

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