By Eli Francovich

The Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation has sued WDFW Commissioner Lorna Smith, claiming that she is “pushing an extremist view of fish and wildlife management and is adamantly opposed to the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation.”

Since January, Governor Inslee has appointed 5 new members to the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission. These appointments have brought the commission to full strength, and Inslee has selected appointees who value and understand science and will help bring needed reforms to the department. But with progress comes opposition, and “the Sportsman Alliance plans to file more lawsuits in the near future against the WDFW commission.”

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