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The latest press releases and press clippings from Conservation Northwest


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Mitch Friedman
Executive Director
Phone: (360) 319-9266
Chase Gunnell
Communications Manager
Phone: 206-675-9747 X 209
Cell: 206-465-8591

Recent Press Releases

Mar 24, 2015
Judge finds USFWS did not give public opportunity to comment on agency’s decision to cut critical habitat by 90 percent
Judge finds USFWS did not give public opportunity to comment on agency’s decision to cut critical habitat by 90 percent
Mar 02, 2015
Court upholds marbled murrelet protection in Washington, Oregon, and California
“The marbled murrelet’s coastal old-growth habitat is known the world around for its biological treasures,” said Dave Werntz, science and conservation Director at Conservation Northwest. “This court ruling ensures the murrelet and its old forest habitat have a shot at recovery.”

Recent Press Clips

Mar 25, 2015
The Spokesman Review
A federal judge on Monday ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reconsider a decision that reduced critical habitat for the South Selkirk caribou herd by 90 percent.
Mar 12, 2015
The Wenatchee World
Mitch Friedman, Conservation Northwest’s executive director, said his group initially opposed Kretz’s bill that calls for reopening the states’ wolf recovery plan, because they believe that plan is solid. But, he said, the House agreed to some changes in the bill which enabled them to support it. “It’s not perfect. Nobody got everything they wanted, but there’s something in it for everybody,” he said.
Mar 09, 2015
The Bellingham Herald
Grizzly bears are in danger of becoming extinct in the North Cascades ecosystem, and national park and wildlife officials will be in Bellingham this week to talk about the next steps in the effort to increase their numbers.
Mar 08, 2015
“They’re one of the missing pieces of the ecological puzzle of the Cascades. And we’re responsible for its disappearance from the landscape, and we should be responsible for helping it return,” Scott said.
Mar 06, 2015
Northwest Sportsman
WDFW wolf managers reported today that Washington’s population of the predators grew by 30 percent over the previous year, and includes four new packs, two of which were just announced.
Mar 10, 2015
Summit County Voice
Fifth lawsuit rejected by courts
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