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State Vows to Give One-Day Notice of Culling Wolf Packs

posted Jun 9, 2018, 1:45 PM by chloe owens

5/19/2018, by Don Jenkins, Capital Ag Press

State vows to give one-day notice of culling wolf packs

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has promised to give a warning of one business day before culling a livestock-attacking wolf pack to give environmental groups time to seek a restraining order. The department made the pledge Friday as Thurston County Superior Court Judge Chris Lanese dismissed a lawsuit filed in 2017 challenging the department’s decision to cull the Sherman pack. The judge ruled the case was moot because the pack no longer exists. The department said it committed to the one-day notice at the judge’s request.