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Weasel-like Critter, Gone From Washington for 20 years, Returning to Cascades

A weasel-like predator that disappeared from Washington state decades ago will soon be reintroduced to the Cascade Mountains.
State and federal wildlife officials are preparing to re-establish fishers into Mount Rainier and North Cascades national parks and surrounding areas as part of an effort to restore the state-listed endangered animals to their previous range.

If suitable habitat is available in Wyoming, we’d like to see the same effort to restore Fishers to our state.

Read full article: Fishers to return to the Cascade Mountains

Photo: Louie Balukoff / AP / 1998

 

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