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The latest press releases and press clippings from Conservation Northwest

 Media Boilerplate: 

"Keeping the Northwest wild" since 1989, Conservation Northwest is a regional wildlife and wildlands conservation organization. We protect old-growth forests and other wildlands, connect large landscapes and vital habitats, and restore native wildlife in Washington state and British Columbia.

Conservation Northwest represents over 4,000 dues-paying members in Washington, British Columbia and beyond. Our conservation community also includes over ten thousand activists, supporters and online followers. Our staff work around Washington state and into southern British Columbia, including a main office in Seattle and field offices in Bellingham and Twisp.

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Press Contacts

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

Recent Press Releases

Jun 02, 2017
We support the revised protocol as an important collaborative policy that ensures a future with healthy, sustainable wolf populations and thriving rural communities.
As a member of Washington’s Wolf Advisory Group (WAG), and an active participant in the collaborative process to update our state’s Protocol for Wolf-Livestock Interactions, Conservation Northwest supports the updated protocol released by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) on June 1, 2017.
Jan 12, 2017
Release of draft restoration strategies welcomed as a historic step towards recovery of North America’s most at-risk bear population
Release of draft restoration strategies welcomed as a historic step towards recovery of North America’s most at-risk bear population

Recent Press Clips

Jun 19, 2017
Capital Press
Washington wildlife managers rule the Sherman pack killed a calf, not a wolfpack that already has a record of depredations that could trigger lethal removal.
Jun 16, 2017
The Everett Herald
Since before Washington state was founded, grizzly bears have lived in the region; in fact, grizzly bears have lived in the Pacific Northwest for thousands of years. However, now fewer than 10 bears remain.
Jun 01, 2017
KUOW
Ranchers in northeastern Washington state can turn out their cattle to graze on the Colville National Forest June 1. Last year a statewide battle broke out over how best to manage wolves and cattle together.
Jun 02, 2017
Capital Press
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has a new written policy on responding to attacks on livestock by wolves.
Jun 02, 2017
Associated Press
The state of Washington has issued new rules that allow the Department of Fish and Wildlife to move more quickly when a wolf pack begins preying on livestock.
Jun 02, 2017
The Spokesman Review
Washington has released a revised "Protocol for Wolf-Livestock Interactions" that requires livestock producers to try at least two proactive deterrence measures appropriate to their operation before the state would consider using lethal control in cases of wolf attacks on cattle, sheep and other stock.
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