The latest press releases and press clippings from Conservation Northwest
"Keeping the Northwest wild" since 1989, Conservation Northwest champions rare and recovering wildlife and protects, connects and restores old-growth forests and other wild areas from the Washington Coast to the B.C. Rockies: vital to a healthy future for us, our children, and wildlife.
Recent Press Releases
Wolf OR-7 Film Screening, Panel Discussion Set for Spokane’s Bing Crosby Theater, Friday and Saturday NightApr 02, 2015
Event to Highlight Wolf Recovery, CoexistenceSPOKANE, Wash.— A documentary about the gray wolf who trekked hundreds of miles across Oregon and became the first wild wolf in California in nearly 90 years will be screened Friday and Saturday in Spokane.
Mar 24, 2015
Judge finds USFWS did not give public opportunity to comment on agency’s decision to cut critical habitat by 90 percentJudge finds USFWS did not give public opportunity to comment on agency’s decision to cut critical habitat by 90 percent
Recent Press Clips
Apr 02, 2015Northwest Sportsman
- Meanwhile, environmental groups were buoyed by Judge Lodge’s ruling that comment on critical habitat should be reopened.
Mar 31, 2015Tri-City Herald
- A joint letter from Conservation Northwest and the Sierra Club also asked the federal government to play an active role.
Apr 01, 2015The Wenatchee World
- We saw this LTE in the Wenatchee World from an Omak resident regarding last month's grizzly bear restoration open house and had to share. Thanks for your thoughtful comments David!
Mar 25, 2015The Spokesman Review
- A federal judge on Monday ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reconsider a decision that reduced critical habitat for the South Selkirk caribou herd by 90 percent.
Mar 12, 2015The Wenatchee World
- Mitch Friedman, Conservation Northwest’s executive director, said his group initially opposed Kretz’s bill that calls for reopening the states’ wolf recovery plan, because they believe that plan is solid. But, he said, the House agreed to some changes in the bill which enabled them to support it. “It’s not perfect. Nobody got everything they wanted, but there’s something in it for everybody,” he said.
Mar 09, 2015The Bellingham Herald
- Grizzly bears are in danger of becoming extinct in the North Cascades ecosystem, and national park and wildlife officials will be in Bellingham this week to talk about the next steps in the effort to increase their numbers.