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
Sep 07, 2016
Feds Failed to Protect Key Habitat in Colorado, The court ruled the Service did not improperly fail to designate historical Canada lynx habitat in Oregon and Washington’s Kettle Range, disappointing wildlife advocates.Feds Failed to Protect Key Habitat in Colorado, The court ruled the Service did not improperly fail to designate historical Canada lynx habitat in Oregon and Washington’s Kettle Range, disappointing wildlife advocates.
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
Recent Press Clips
Oct 12, 2016Indian Country Today
- Last year, the Kootenai Tribe began leading efforts with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other partners — the states of Idaho and Washington, British Columbia, the U.S. Forest Service, the Kalispel Tribe, and the Ktunaxa Nation — to devise a plan to save the Selkirk caribou from extinction.
Oct 12, 2016Tribune News Service
- While a bill in Congress would scrap the 32-year-old ban against mountain biking, it's proving to be a difficult sell in Washington, one of the country's top wilderness states, trailing only Alaska, California, Idaho and Arizona in total acreage.
Oct 20, 2016The Chewelah Independent
- Officials with the Forest Service expect that the new food lockers will be well used and serve as a reminder to campers that proper food storage is a matter of safety; for themselves, for other campers, and for native wildlife.
Sep 29, 2016Wolves attack cattle protected by range rider program
- ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Despite preventative measures and monitoring by a model range rider project, cattle on a grazing allotment northeast of Colville have been attacked by wolves.
Oct 07, 2016Ellensburg Daily Record News
- New concrete archways near Snoqualmie Pass will help wildlife safely cross Interstate 90 for years to come.
Oct 05, 2016The Yakima Herald
- The first fishers -- cat-sized cousins to the weasel and wolverine -- introduced to the Cascades south of Mount Rainier last winter appear to be settling in well.