|We are an all-volunteer, 501c3 non-profit group promoting effective
conservation, teaching hunting ethics and good sportsmanship, supporting
education to prevent pollution, and improving and increasing outdoor recreation
opportunities, especially hunting and fishing.
|1919 - 2019 Celebrating 100 Years of "Working Today For Tomorrow's Wildlife"
Kittitas County Field & Stream
P.O. Box 522
Ellensburg WA 98926
Copyright KCFS © 2019
|Buy your license in person at
Authorized License Sale Locations in Kittitas County
or on the web
broadband Internet transmissions to bring live views of
wildlife to their biologists' desks and to your home.
WDFW WildWatchCams Homepage
|Donate $25 or more
today and receive a free
|Club Meetings -- Public Welcome
2nd Monday of the month, 7:00 pm at Hal Holmes Center, Ellensburg
|Welcome to the Upper Yakima Basin Project
Your participation in this 10-minute survey will help land managers know
more about where you recreate and the natural resources you value.
Learn more about the survey
- When our club was formed in 1919, did our founders imagine
we'd be "Working Today for Tomorrow's Wildlife"
a century later!
- Please help us keep going strong...
become a member,
volunteer at our projects.
Your help will keep the outdoor heritage of our county strong for years to
- Many, many thanks to our
dedicated volunteers and generous community
for all our successful years!
|WDFW has updated their website and we are
searching for this link, if still available
| FioRito Lakes Closed
WDFW has closed access to the
Fiorito lakes south of Ellensburg in
Kittitas County to protect public
health due to a toxic algae bloom.
Jorge Garcia, WDFW’s southcentral
public access manager, said the water
access areas for North Fiorito and
South Fiorito lakes will be closed until
the Kittitas County Public Health
Department confirms that toxins have
dissipated and the water is safe for
people and animals
read the full news release
|WDFW discussing recommendations
for the fall 2020 cougar season
WDFW has assembled an internal working group of
department biologists and enforcement officers to develop
recommended changes to the cougar hunting seasons.
After hearing from concerned constituents at the March 2019
commission meeting, the department began reviewing its
current cougar hunting rules in order to bring the commission
potential amendments for their consideration.
In the coming months, WDFW will discuss progress with the
Fish and Wildlife Commission at their Wildlife Committee
meetings, seek input from key external stakeholders, open a
public comment period, host a digital open house with a
question and answer session, and provide information through
read the full news release
|Survey open through the end of 2019 |
you input wanted
|August capture and translocation activities moved 101
mountain goats to Northern Cascades Mountains
Capture and translocation operations are now complete for
2019 with 101 mountain goats moved from Olympic National
Park and Olympic National Forest to the northern Cascade
Mountains. Since September 2018, a total of 275 mountain
goats have been translocated. An additional two-week capture
and translocation period is planned for summer 2020.
This effort is a partnership between the National Park Service.
WDFW, and the USDA Forest Service to re-establish and
assist in connecting depleted populations of mountain goats in
the Washington Cascades while also removing non-native
goats from the Olympic Mountains.
read the full WDFW news release
NPS website--commonly asked questions
Moving Mountain Goats video
|WDFW photo|Andrea Nesbitt