The latest press releases and press clippings from Conservation Northwest
Recent Press Releases
Nov 17, 2014
Failure to protect Kettle Range and other key landscapes undermines lynx recoveryThe Western Environmental Law Center, representing Conservation Northwest and others, filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in federal court under the Endangered Species Act for inadequately protecting Canada lynx habitat, a threatened species.
Nov 14, 2014
Teanaway wolf shot was the pack's breeding femaleConservation Groups Offer $15,000 Reward After Endangered Wolf Killed in Washington. Teanaway wolf shot was the pack's breeding female.
Recent Press Clips
Nov 20, 2014Methow Valley News
- Superior Court Judge Henry Rawson heard an appeal by the Methow Valley Citizens’ Council (MVCC) and Conservation Northwest about the county’s failure to do an adequate environmental review when the Okanogan County commissioners opened all roads with speed limits of 35 miles per hour (mph) and below to ATVs.
Nov 17, 2014U.S. News and World Report
- Wildlife advocates, including Conservation Northwest, have sued the federal government after it declined to designate some areas in the West as critical habitat for the imperiled Canada lynx. WildEarth Guardians and three other groups filed the lawsuit Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 in U.S. District Court in Missoula, Montana.
Nov 17, 2014Capital Press
- “Prevention is less expensive than the loss of livestock,” said Paula Swedeen with Conservation Northwest. “It’s not going to be 100 percent, but you can spend a little bit of money on prevention to prevent a whole lot of loss later.”
Nov 14, 2014The Spokesman Review
- ENDANGERED SPECIES — Conservation groups announced today a $15,000 reward for information that helps convict a poacher who killed a federally protected wolf near Salmon la Sac.
Nov 11, 2014Northwest Sportsman
- USFWS is leading the investigation because the pack lives in that part of Washington where gray wolves are still federally listed. The agency is asking anyone who was in the area between Oct. 13 and 28 and who has information to share to call federal wildlife officers in Redmond at (425) 883-8122.
Oct 24, 2014Conservation Magazine
- The pressure to reach for a gun to help save one animal from another is stronger than ever. And it has triggered a conservation problem from hell.