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The latest press releases and press clippings from Conservation Northwest


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Jasmine Minbashian
Communications Director
Phone: 360.671.9950 X129
Cell: 360.319.3111
Mitch Friedman
Executive Director
Phone: (360) 319-9266
Chase Gunnell
Communications Manager
Phone: 206-675-9747 X 209
Cell: 206-465-8591

Recent Press Releases

Mar 02, 2015
Court upholds marbled murrelet protection in Washington, Oregon, and California
“The marbled murrelet’s coastal old-growth habitat is known the world around for its biological treasures,” said Dave Werntz, science and conservation Director at Conservation Northwest. “This court ruling ensures the murrelet and its old forest habitat have a shot at recovery.”
Feb 16, 2015
Proposed “salvage” sale undermines forest recovery and restoration
A Methow resident was joined by two conservation groups in an appeal of a large timber sale located on state lands which burned and flooded last year.

Recent Press Clips

Mar 04, 2014
Northwest Sportsman
Passage out of the Senate means SB 5960 will now go to the House, where companion bill HB 2107 does have the support of Conservation Northwest of Bellingham, which termed it “much improved” from the legislation originally introduced by Reps. Kretz, Blake, Short, Dent, and Schmick.
Mar 02, 2015
The Washington Post
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by the timber industry seeking to strip Endangered Species Act protection from a threatened seabird that nests in old-growth forests.
Mar 02, 2015
The North Kitsap Herald
OLYMPIA — As Washington’s gray wolf population continues to grow, so do concerns from those living in the areas of the state most affected by their return.
Mar 02, 2015
The decision process will take three years, but recovering Washington’s grizzlies will take far longer than that, possibly up to a century to fully recover the population, said Joe Scott, international conservation director at Conservation Northwest.
Feb 16, 2015
Capital Press
The National Park Service is accepting public comment through March 26 on whether federal agencies should actively engage in grizzly bear recovery in Washington's North Cascade mountains.
Feb 24, 2015
The Washington Times
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Wildlife biologist Aja Woodrow has a system to get one of the Northwest’s most elusive animals - the wolverine - to pose for pictures.
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