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The latest press releases and press clippings from Conservation Northwest

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"Keeping the Northwest wild" since 1989, Conservation Northwest champions rare and recovering wildlife and protects, connects and restores old-growth forests and other wild areas from the Washington Coast to the B.C. Rockies: vital to a healthy future for us, our children, and wildlife.

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Press Contacts

Mitch Friedman
Executive Director
mitch@conservationnw.org
Phone: (360) 319-9266
Chase Gunnell
Communications Manager
cgunnell@conservationnw.org
Phone: 206-675-9747 Ext. 209
Cell: 206-465-8591

Recent Press Releases

Apr 15, 2015
Wolves in the Cascades are still beginning to recover and in need of federal protections
“This proposal is a step in the wrong direction for wolf recovery in our region,” said Chase Gunnell, spokesman for Conservation Northwest. “We support delisting gray wolves and other endangered species when the best available science shows the population has reached a level where local recovery can be sustained without federal ESA protections. With only a dozen confirmed wolves in Washington’s Cascades and seven confirmed in the Oregon Cascades, we’re simply not there yet.”
Apr 02, 2015
Event to Highlight Wolf Recovery, Coexistence
SPOKANE, Wash.— A documentary about the gray wolf who trekked hundreds of miles across Oregon and became the first wild wolf in California in nearly 90 years will be screened Friday and Saturday in Spokane.

Recent Press Clips

Apr 23, 2015
Cronkite News
Mitch Friedman, executive director of Conservation Northwest, who said more forest management may be appropriate in some areas, but that the government should proceed cautiously. “We think it’s best to focus on restoration for ecological resilience with reduced risk of uncharacteristic and harmful fires being a benefit but not the sole or primary driver,” Friedman said.
Apr 24, 2015
KOMO News
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse has introduced a bill to remove the gray wolf from Endangered Species Act protections in Washington, Oregon and Utah.
Apr 24, 2015
San Francisco Chronicle
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse has introduced a bill to remove the gray wolf from Endangered Species Act protections in Washington, Oregon and Utah.
Apr 24, 2015
Seattle P.I.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse has introduced a bill to remove the gray wolf from Endangered Species Act protections in Washington, Oregon and Utah.
Apr 23, 2015
Northwest Sportsman
A pair of Eastside Republicans today introduced a bill in Congress to federally delist wolves in the Northwest and put the species fully under state control.
Apr 24, 2015
The Yakima Herald Republic
Freshman Congressman Dan Newhouse has introduced a bill to remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species List in Washington, Oregon and Utah.
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