Orphaned bear cubs from wildfires get care at PAWS
Unprecedented number of burned bears come to PAWS in July and August
Last updated 9/3/2021 at 12:18pm
Wildlife experts from Lynnwood-based PAWS and wildfire experts from Department of Natural Resources, including Washington Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz, joined forces at a news conference at PAWS Tuesday, Aug, 31, to discuss the dire state of wildfire in Washington and examine a consequence not often talked about – the grave impact on wildlife forced to flee burning habitat or succumb.
Jennifer Convy, PAWS senior director of wildlife, companion animal and education services; Dr. Nicki Rosenhagen, PAWS wildlife veterinarian; and Franz spoked about the severely burned orphaned...