Go Undercover With Northwest Shellfish Detectives
Poachers are illegally harvesting and selling Puget Sound shellfish in back-alley deals. Detectives are on the case, trying to protect natural resources and public health.
Demand For Super-Sized Clams Keeps Poachers And Cops Busy
Big money and human health are at stake when it comes to Puget Sound's most lucrative clams and the people charged with protecting them.
Fighting Eagle Poaching When A Single Feather Goes For $500
Despite a government program that supplies Indian tribes with eagle feathers for ceremonies, high demand feeds a thriving black market.
Running Elk Ragged Just To Get Their Antlers
A growing number people head out to wild places in search of the antlers that elk and deer shed. Some of those collectors harass these animals to death by chasing them down with ATVs.
Can A Treasured Sea Snail Come Back After Being Poached To Near Extinction?
Pinto abalone were near extinction by the end of the 1990s in Puget Sound. But with a little help from science, their wild populations are slowly rising.