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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 iconic wildlife and protects, connects and restores old-growth forests and other wildlands from the Washington Coast to the British Columbia Rockies for the benefit of people and wildlife.

Conservation Northwest represents thousands of members across the Pacific Northwest and is regarded as the region’s premier local wildlife and wildlands conservation organization. With two main offices in Bellingham and Seattle, the organization's staff and contractors work across Washington state and southern British Columbia.

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Press Contacts

Mitch Friedman
Executive Director
Phone: (360) 319-9266
Chase Gunnell
Communications Manager
Phone: 206-465-8591

Recent Press Releases

Jan 19, 2016
Washingtonians speak up in defense of “America’s Best Idea”
Nearly one hundred people braved the rain to rally at the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building in downtown Seattle today to show their support for America’s parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands.
Jan 16, 2016
Conservation, outdoor recreation and other groups are planning a rally supporting America’s parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands on Tuesday, 1/19/2016 at noon at Seattle’s Henry M. Jackson Federal Building, 915 2nd Ave, Seattle, Washington 98104. The rally will last roughly 30 minutes.

Recent Press Clips

Feb 07, 2016
Your voice is needed by Wednesday, Feb. 10, to encourage our legislators to appropriate funds to protect Blanchard Mountain to DNR.
Feb 06, 2016
The Seattle Times
Millions of dollars have been spent to create wildlife crossings for animals from Hyak to Easton in the I-90 corridor east of Snoqualmie Pass. But an idea floated by State Parks to build up to 100 cabins, a lodge and more would likely undermine the wildlife protection effort.
Feb 05, 2016
The Bellingham Herald
Hundreds of forested acres at the top of the mountain could be taken out of protected status and logged unless the Legislature fully pays for conservation of a 1,600-acre core.
Feb 06, 2016
A treasured part of Blanchard State Forest may be subject to logging in 2017 unless the state Legislature approves $7.7 million for the state Department of Natural Resources.
Feb 04, 2016
Methow Valley News
A regional expert on grizzlies made the case last week for helping the “charismatic and controversial creatures” return to their historical home in the North Cascades.
Feb 01, 2016
Yakima Herald
A little-noticed Washington State Parks proposal to build dozens of cabins just east of Snoqualmie Pass is raising concerns from wildlife advocates who say the development would jeopardize the success of a nearby Interstate 90 wildlife overpass.
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