The latest press releases and press clippings from Conservation Northwest
"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.
Representing thousands of members across the Pacific Northwest and regarded as the region’s premier local wildlife and wildlands conservation organization, Conservation Northwest currently has staff in Bellingham, Seattle, Olympia, Twisp and Omak, as well as contractors working throughout Washington and southern British Columbia.
Recent Press Releases
Aug 13, 2015
Groups urge full protection of area to safeguard natural and cultural heritage, wildlife habitatGroups urge full protection of area to safeguard natural and cultural heritage, wildlife habitat
Jul 30, 2015
Combat helicopter training areas in North Cascades and Southwest Washington pose impacts to Wilderness Areas, Pacific Crest Trail and local economiesCombat helicopter training areas in North Cascades and southwest Washington pose impacts to wilderness areas, Pacific Crest Trail and local economies
Recent Press Clips
Aug 24, 2015Capital Press
- Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission reaffirms decision to increase hunting of cougars in areas occupied by wolves.
Aug 25, 2015Capital Press
- Animal-rights and conservation groups are petitioning Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission to ditch a plan to hunt allow more cougar hunting to relieve tensions over wolves.
Aug 13, 2015Seattle P.I.
- A long-discussed, hitherto sidetracked proposal for a new Canadian national park, located just over the U.S.-Canada border near Oroville, has come back to life, with a plan by the British Columbia government to create both national park reserves and a new provincial protected area in a region that contains Canada’s only desert.
Aug 11, 2015The Yakima Herald
- Ranchers learn to live with wolves in the area
Aug 05, 2015Capital Press
- Central Washington rancher says one depredation hasn't changed his views on range-riders or living with wolves.
Aug 02, 2015The Seattle Times
- Cowboys track wolf packs by computer to reduce conflicts between ranchers and an ancient predator that’s back on the landscape.