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WDFW opens public comment period for rule making on pro-posed status change for the gray wolf

OLYMPIA–The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public input on a rule making proposal to reclassify Washington's gray wolves (Canis lupus) from state endangered to sensitive, based on the current biological status of the spe-cies.

WDFW's procedures anticipate that the status of wildlife species listed as endangered, threatened, or sensitive will be reviewed every five yea...