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
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
Feb 12, 2017EarthFix
- A new plan could bring more grizzly bears to Washington’s North Cascades. It’s an idea that’s drawn passionate arguments for decades.
Feb 21, 2017High Country News
- Feds consider transplanting bears into Washington’s North Cascades.
Feb 15, 2017The Spokesman Review
- As expected, a federal proposal to return grizzly bears to the North Cascades drew mixed reaction in Cle Elum, where the first in a series of meetings was held this week.
Feb 15, 2017The Daily Record
- An open house on the federal government’s recently released draft plan to restore grizzly bears to the North Cascades drew 120 people to Putnam Centennial Center in Cle Elum Monday night.
Feb 02, 2017Capital Press
- Ranchers want wolves shot sooner, conservationists want ranchers to do more
Feb 01, 2017The Yakima Herald
- A proposal by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service would see more grizzlies in Washington, specifically to the Cascade Mountains where large numbers once roamed.