Washington Fish/Wildlife Commission Outlines $23.5 Million In Possible COVID-19-Related Budget Cuts; Hatchery Closures, Less For Salmon Recovery, Southern Resident Killer Whales

August 27th, 2020

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission Friday approved $17 million in budget requests for needed enhancements to manage fish and wildlife in Washington state. Commissioners also provided a list of potential service cuts, while pointing out the counterproductive nature of such cuts should statewide elected officials adopt them.