Fisher reintroductions at North Cascades NP suspended because of Canadian forest fires

A plan to release fishers into the forests in the North Cascades of Washington state, including North Cascades National Park, has been put on hold due to forest fires in British Columbia where the fishers were to come from.

The fishers--housecat-sized mammals related to otters and wolverines--typically come to Washington compliments of Canadian trappers operating in regions in British Columbia that have recently suffered dramatic habitat loss from fires.

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