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 wild areas from the Washington Coast to the British Columbia Rockies for the benefit of people and wildlife.
Conservation Northwest represents thousands of members across the Pacific Northwest and is regarded as the region’s premier local wildlife and wildlands conservation organization. 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
Nov 03, 2015
Combat helicopter training areas in North Cascades and Southwest Washington pose impacts to Wilderness Areas, Trails, wildlife and local economiesCombat helicopter training areas in North Cascades and Southwest Washington pose impacts to Wilderness Areas, trails, wildlife and local economies
Aug 13, 2015
Groups urge full protection of area to safeguard natural and cultural heritage, wildlife habitatGroups urge full protection of area to safeguard natural and cultural heritage, wildlife habitat
Recent Press Clips
Nov 19, 2015The Seattle Times / Pacific NW Magazine
- We should be afraid of grizzlies. But we shouldn’t let our fear get in the way of doing the right thing. There’s plenty of room in the wide-open North Cascades for the grizzly bear.
Nov 17, 2015Capital Press
- An Eastern Washington who shot a wolf from his front porch won't be charged with taking a protected species.
Nov 06, 2015The Spokesman-Review
- Northeast Washington's forests need thinning and controlled burns to get them back to historic conditions, which will make the remaining trees more resilient to drought, wildfires and disease.
Nov 03, 2015The Yakima Herald
- “The Fish and Wildlife Service has a mandate: When something goes on the list, they do what they have to do to get it off the list. But at some point we have to ask these questions.”
Oct 26, 2015High Country News
- The state’s emphasis on non-lethal control is saving livestock and wolves, but rural residents are still leery.
Oct 20, 2015The Wenatchee World
- An Oct. 5 letter to federal lawmakers signed by officials from 12 Washington state counties argues for more logging to combat catastrophic wildfires.