The latest press releases and press clippings from Conservation Northwest
"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. 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
Jan 12, 2017
Release of draft restoration strategies welcomed as a historic step towards recovery of North America’s most at-risk bear populationRelease of draft restoration strategies welcomed as a historic step towards recovery of North America’s most at-risk bear population
Dec 02, 2016
Release marks the return of a native species after an absence of about 75 yearsRelease marks the return of a native species after an absence of about 75 years
Recent Press Clips
Mar 20, 2017The Omak Chronicle
- OLYMPIA – The state’s wolf population grew by 28 percent in 2016 and added at least two new packs.
Mar 21, 2017National Parks Conservation Association
- The elusive fisher is making its way back to the Northwest with a little help from its friends.
Aug 25, 2016The Chronicle
- Predation of livestock by the Profanity Peak wolf pack led the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to track and kill perceived problem members of the pack earlier this month in an effort to eliminate the continued harassment of area livestock.
Feb 18, 2016Methow Valley News
Oct 26, 2015High Country News
- The state’s emphasis on non-lethal control is saving livestock and wolves, but rural residents are still leery.
Dec 20, 2013Seattle Times
- [Conservationists'] take: The federal government has given up on the Selkirks caribou. “It looks like that to me,” says Joe Scott of Conservation Northwest. “I think they’d be happy to be out of the caribou-conservation business once and for all.”