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Threatened And Endangered Wildlife in Washington

Talks/Lectures, Green/Environmental

As the state’s human population continues to grow, more fish and wildlife species have been put at risk by loss and fragmentation of critical habitat, disturbance, and introduction of non-native species. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) oversees the listing and recovery of species in danger of being lost in the state. WDFW biologist Fenner Yarborough will give an overview of the State Wildlife Action Plan, which lays out the primary threats and priorities for conservation of species and habitats throughout Washington. Discussion will include the effects of species listing, recovery plans, and addressing threats affecting recovery, as well as local species in greatest need of conservation.