The latest press releases and press clippings from Conservation Northwest
Recent Press Releases
Dec 23, 2014
Conservation groups are now offering up to a $20,000 reward for information leading to conviction of those responsible for the illegal killing of the breeding female wolf of the Teanaway pack.Conservation groups are now offering up to a $20,000 reward for information leading to conviction of those responsible for the illegal killing of the breeding female wolf of the Teanaway pack in Washington’s Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.
Dec 18, 2014
No livestock lost to wolves during the third year of pilot programSix Washington ranchers involved in a Conservation Northwest program to prevent conflicts between wolves and livestock using range riders lost no sheep or cows to predators during the 2014 season, despite grazing their herds in the territory of confirmed wolf packs.
Recent Press Clips
Jan 25, 2014The Everett Herald
- In 2008 a Conservation Northwest volunteer captured the first images of wolves born in the state since the early 1900s. Since then their numbers have more than quintupled. And this is just the start.
Jan 17, 2015EarthTalk
- Before European colonization of North America, upwards of 50,000 grizzly bears—also known as brown bears—roamed free across what is now the continental United States. But more than a century of commercial trapping, persecution, habitat loss and poorly regulated hunting have taken a heavy toll on grizzly populations.
Jan 16, 2015The Ellensburg Daily Record
- A free, public presentation set for Thursday, Jan. 22 in Ellensburg will attempt to answer whether there is a noticeable population of grizzly bears in the North Cascades and if the area is wild enough to support more of the reclusive, big bears.
Jan 12, 2015Kelowna Now
- The grizzly bear has been declared at-risk and in need of protection by the Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) Chiefs Executive Council.
Jan 08, 2014Methow Valley News
- MVCC and Conservation Northwest also asked DNR to address potential impacts from erosion or runoff on threatened and endangered salmon populations. They also requested further information about road and culvert improvements, plans to seed disturbed areas with grass, and plans for replanting the harvested areas.
Jan 05, 2015Capital Press
- Mitch Friedman, executive director of Conservation Northwest, an organization that supports wolves, said WARAW is not trying to demonstrate that they are thoughtful people.