FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 26, 2017 - Anacortes, WA - The
City of Anacortes has posted Warning signs on four trails in the Community
Forest Lands to alert trail users that there is a wild animal refuge in
unincorporated Skagit County. The trails
with the signs are in the southern end of the Little Cranberry area.
to two police reports, in February 2012, a wolf from the refuge was captured in
the ACFL. In October of 2017, a wolf
escaped an enclosure and went on to private land adjacent to the animal refuge.
signs read as follows:
Warning. There is a wild animal refuge in
unincorporated Skagit County adjacent to the Anacortes Community Forest Lands.
In the past, wolves have escaped their enclosure on to neighboring properties
and the ACFL. Please stay on ACFL trails
and use caution when walking with children and dogs. If you encounter a
threatening situation call 911 immediately.
Call ACFL staff at 360-299-1953 with questions.
P.O. Box 547