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
Apr 27, 2017WSU News
- An assistant professor in the School of Environmental Science, Thornton and environmental science graduate students Travis King and Arthur Scully are helping to lead the largest lynx camera survey ever done in the state this June-October.
Apr 20, 2017Capital Press
- Washington lawmakers thrust Department of Agriculture into new campaign to prevent wolves from killing cattle in Ferry, Stevens, Okanogan and Pend Oreille counties.
Apr 20, 2017Crosscut
- Bipartisan. Unanimous. Two words not heard often in contemporary politics describe a pair of bills passed by a divided Washington Legislature to revitalize forests in the face of climate change and megafires that have killed firefighters and cost the state millions of dollars.
Apr 21, 2017The Seattle Times
- As the spring rains ease, the Forest Service is looking for drier weather to set controlled fires that can help reduce the risk of runaway blazes. The tactic has gotten strong support in the Legislature.
Apr 05, 2017Wenatchee World
- In order to be truly wild, this wild country needs to contain all the iconic animals that once roamed here. The North Cascades and Pasayten Wilderness are big wild country in every respect except for the fact that they don’t have the animals necessary to be truly wild — grizzly bears.
Mar 31, 2017Capital Press
- Washington’s Wolf Advisory Group revises lethal-control protocol, with goal of saving livestock and wolves