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
Aug 23, 2016
By Wolf Haven International, the Humane Society of the United States, Defenders of Wildlife, and Conservation NorthwestBy Wolf Haven International, the Humane Society of the United States, Defenders of Wildlife, and Conservation Northwest
Aug 03, 2016
Five confirmed depredations by Profanity Peak pack trigger DFW’s lethal take protocol, yet wolf recovery in Washington still expected to succeedBased on GPS tracking collar data and observations from agency experts on the ground, a total of one adult cow and three calves have been confirmed as killed by Profanity Pack wolves.
Recent Press Clips
To Understand the State Killing An Entire Pack of Wolves, You Have to Understand ‘Shoot, Shovel and Shut Up’Aug 25, 2016Seattle Weekly
- By sticking to the playbook, some wolf advocates hope that eliminating a pack helps lend credence to recovery efforts.
Aug 25, 2016TakePart.com
- Washington state is set to eliminate an entire group of endangered gray wolves linked to livestock deaths.
Aug 25, 2016Christian Science Monitor
- After a series of attacks on livestock, wildlife officials agreed to remove the Profanity Peak wolf pack. Can compromise satisfy both conservationists and cattlemen?
Aug 25, 2016Washington Post
- Washington state officials plan to completely kill off an 11-member wolf pack following a rash of attacks on cattle that began in July.
Aug 23, 2016The Oregonian
- The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is moving forward with a plan to kill an entire pack of wolves — several of which are pups — after several recent attacks on livestock, officials announced last week.
Aug 17, 2016Methow Valley News
- County can petition Supreme Court to take case