[Tweeters] Injured Wolf/Mostly Okanogan Co

Elizabeth Bacher eebacher at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 12:12:25 PST 2013


I sent an email to the reportpoaching at dfw.wa.gov address, but not sure who,
exactly, would see that today.


On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Paul Bannick <paul.bannick at gmail.com>wrote:


> I can get this started and will do so today, although the more info, the

> more I can do to try to save these beautiful and ecologically critical

> animals

>

>

> On Tuesday, December 24, 2013, Elizabeth Bacher wrote:

>

>> I was wondering that as well. This needs to be investigated and if

>> someone is setting/using steel traps, this needs to be stopped before more

>> wolves or other animals are hurt or killed.

>>

>> E. Bacher, Seattle

>> eebacher at gmail.com

>>

>>

>> On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 11:46 AM, Paul Bannick <paul.bannick at gmail.com>wrote:

>>

>>> Can anyone tell me where in the Highlands this unfortunate animal was

>>> seen?

>>>

>>> Thanks!

>>>

>>>

>>> On Tuesday, December 24, 2013, Diane W wrote:

>>>

>>>> Stephan Schlick reported:

>>>>

>>>> “The personal highlight was seeing a total of 6 GRAY WOLVES at 2

>>>> different locations in the Highlands today: A pack of 5 and a single, badly

>>>> injured animal. The injured wolf was missing a front leg (big wound) and

>>>> could not use one of his hind legs. If you know who I can contact to report

>>>> details, please let me know.”

>>>>

>>>> Most likely the injuries were caused by humans and the leg was probably

>>>> caught in a steel jaw trap, which is illegal to use in Washington. I

>>>> responded directly to Stephan, but since we are the ones out there watching

>>>> wildlife, we should all be prepared to report crimes against wildlife.

>>>>

>>>> According to the WDFW website

>>>> http://wdfw.wa.gov/enforcement/reporting_violations.html you can call,

>>>> text, email, or report violations online. If the poaching activity is in

>>>> progress, call 911. Otherwise call *1-877-933-9847 <1-877-933-9847>*,

>>>> text by entering* WDFWTIP (a space) and the Report and send to: 847411

>>>> (TIP411), *email reportpoaching at dfw.wa.gov or report online.

>>>> According to the website, all reports are completely anonymous.

>>>>

>>>> Diane Weinstein

>>>> Issaquah

>>>>

>>>>

>>>>

>>>>

>>>

>>>

>>> --

>>> Paul L. Bannick

>>> Nature and Bird Photography

>>> www.paulbannick.com

>>> 206-940-7835

>>>

>>>

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>

> --

> Paul L. Bannick

> Nature and Bird Photography

> www.paulbannick.com

> 206-940-7835

>

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