From the Capital Press:

By mid-2019, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will have paid a consultant up to $1.6 million over four years to help it reconcile conflicting views on wolves, according to the consultant’s contract.

Francine Madden, who has led meetings of the department’s Wolf Advisory Group since 2015, has signed a two-year $425,000 extension, adding to the nearly $1.2 million in her previous contract.

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