Fish and Wildlife consider budget cuts
2020 revenues are down
Last updated 11/28/2020 at 3:52pm
OLYMPIA – As state leaders and legislators prepare to deal with a budget gap in 2021, members of Fish and Wildlife know cuts could be coming to their department, but exact cuts won’t be unknown until Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget is released.
Fish and Wildlife spokesperson Staci Lehman and Officer Curt Wood, who monitors Lincoln County, both said budget cuts could be a reality due to lost revenue from shutdowns in spring 2020, but what those cuts would look like remains to be seen until the governor’s budget comes out and the state legislative session occurs in January.
Wood said some...