The latest press releases and press clippings from Conservation Northwest
- Jasmine Minbashian
- Communications Director
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- Cell: 360.319.3111
- Mitch Friedman
- Executive Director
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- Communications Manager
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Recent Press Releases
Mar 02, 2015
Court upholds marbled murrelet protection in Washington, Oregon, and California“The marbled murrelet’s coastal old-growth habitat is known the world around for its biological treasures,” said Dave Werntz, science and conservation Director at Conservation Northwest. “This court ruling ensures the murrelet and its old forest habitat have a shot at recovery.”
Feb 16, 2015
Proposed “salvage” sale undermines forest recovery and restorationA Methow resident was joined by two conservation groups in an appeal of a large timber sale located on state lands which burned and flooded last year.
Recent Press Clips
Mar 04, 2014Northwest Sportsman
- Passage out of the Senate means SB 5960 will now go to the House, where companion bill HB 2107 does have the support of Conservation Northwest of Bellingham, which termed it “much improved” from the legislation originally introduced by Reps. Kretz, Blake, Short, Dent, and Schmick.
Mar 02, 2015The Washington Post
- GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by the timber industry seeking to strip Endangered Species Act protection from a threatened seabird that nests in old-growth forests.
Mar 02, 2015The North Kitsap Herald
- OLYMPIA — As Washington’s gray wolf population continues to grow, so do concerns from those living in the areas of the state most affected by their return.
Mar 02, 2015EarthFix
- The decision process will take three years, but recovering Washington’s grizzlies will take far longer than that, possibly up to a century to fully recover the population, said Joe Scott, international conservation director at Conservation Northwest.
Feb 16, 2015Capital Press
- The National Park Service is accepting public comment through March 26 on whether federal agencies should actively engage in grizzly bear recovery in Washington's North Cascade mountains.
Feb 24, 2015The Washington Times
- YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Wildlife biologist Aja Woodrow has a system to get one of the Northwest’s most elusive animals - the wolverine - to pose for pictures.