Fishers continue scampering back into Washington

This past winter, 46 fishers dashing off into the wintery forests of Washington’s South Cascades. Compare that to two winters ago when 23 fishers were set free in the same area, and the evidence is clear: this 2016 – 2017 winter season of fisher releases – part of a multi-year reintroduction project by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), the National Park Service, Conservation Northwest and other partners – was the most successful yet.

Fishers return to Washington’s Cascades

WDFW, National Park Service, Conservation Northwest and partners reintroduce fishers into Cascades We’re thrilled to announce that this week, fishers will return to Washington’s Cascade Mountains for the first time in over half a century! Fishers, sometimes called Pacific fishers on the West Coast, are housecat-sized members of the weasel family that feed on hares, … Continued