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
Apr 20, 2016
Organizations from across nation collaborate on video, petition, events to keep America’s public lands in public handsOrganizations from across nation collaborate on video, petition, events to keep America’s public lands in public hands
Apr 04, 2016
Climate change and genetic isolation threaten famously tough carnivoreMISSOULA, Mont.— Describing the wolverine as a “snow-dependent species standing squarely in the path of global climate change,” a federal judge today overturned an August 2014 decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service refusing to grant this rare and elusive species any protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Recent Press Clips
May 13, 2016Capital Press
- A Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wolf advisory group has agreed on a policy for deciding when a wolf should be killed after depredation.
Apr 25, 2016Indian County Today Media Network
- Despite its importance culturally and in the circle of life, the Pacific fisher will not receive federal protection as an endangered species—although it remains listed as threatened or endangered by the states of California and Washington.
Apr 20, 2016Public News Service
- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said public lands in the west face a number of threats, including climate change and "extreme movements" like the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge for 41 days.
Apr 14, 2016KUOW
- Fisher populations were first damaged by trapping and logging, and more recently faced a threat from rat poison used by illegal marijuana farms in Southern Oregon and Northern California.
Apr 14, 2016Spokesman Review
- A federal judge recently overturned a 2014 decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to deny this rare species protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Apr 14, 2016Public News Service
- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may have to reconsider its decision not to list the wolverine as an endangered species, in light of a recent court ruling.