The latest press releases and press clippings from Conservation Northwest
"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 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. With two main offices in Bellingham and Seattle, the organization's staff and contractors work across Washington state and southern British Columbia.
Recent Press Releases
Aug 23, 2016
By Wolf Haven International, the Humane Society of the United States, Defenders of Wildlife, and Conservation NorthwestBy Wolf Haven International, the Humane Society of the United States, Defenders of Wildlife, and Conservation Northwest
Aug 03, 2016
Five confirmed depredations by Profanity Peak pack trigger DFW’s lethal take protocol, yet wolf recovery in Washington still expected to succeedBased on GPS tracking collar data and observations from agency experts on the ground, a total of one adult cow and three calves have been confirmed as killed by Profanity Pack wolves.
Recent Press Clips
Aug 23, 2016The Oregonian
- The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is moving forward with a plan to kill an entire pack of wolves — several of which are pups — after several recent attacks on livestock, officials announced last week.
Aug 17, 2016Methow Valley News
- County can petition Supreme Court to take case
Aug 12, 2016The Bellingham Herald
- State wildlife officials in helicopters have shot and killed two gray wolves in northeastern Washington, and plan on removing more of the animals.
Aug 05, 2016Capital Press
- Fish and Wildlife Director Jim Unsworth authorized lethal removal Wednesday after his department confirmed a fourth depredation by the Profanity Peak pack in Ferry County in the northeastern corner of the state.
Jul 14, 2016Northwest Sportsman
- Wolves have moved byond the Northern Rockies Recovery Area into Southwest Oregon and Washington's Cascades where they remain federally listed. Rep. Newhouse's bill would remove that deignation by mid-2017, if passed into law.
Jun 25, 2016Spokesman Review
- The Forest Plan Revision is the final step in a multi-year effort of meetings, planning and environmental review that will guide use of the forest for the next 15-20 years.