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.
Representing thousands of members across the Pacific Northwest and regarded as the region’s premier local wildlife and wildlands conservation organization, Conservation Northwest currently has staff in Bellingham, Seattle, Olympia, Twisp and Omak, as well as contractors working throughout Washington and southern British Columbia.
Recent Press Releases
May 21, 2015
Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project helps document wolf recovery and other rare Northwest wildlifeState and federal biologists have confirmed it: a remote camera photo captured by Conservation Northwest’s Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project northwest of Leavenworth is indeed a gray wolf. It’s the first officially documented in the area since wolf recolonization began in Washington in the late 2000s.
Apr 15, 2015
Wolves in the Cascades are still beginning to recover and in need of federal protections“This proposal is a step in the wrong direction for wolf recovery in our region,” said Chase Gunnell, spokesman for Conservation Northwest.
Recent Press Clips
May 21, 2015The Wenatchee World
- Photo provided by Conservation Northwest This remote camera image of a gray wolf was taken on Feb. 16 by a Conservation Northwest camera set up northwest of Leavenworth.
May 22, 2015KUOW
- A gray wolf spotted by trail cameras near Leavenworth in the Washington Cascades. This is the first time a wolf has been documented this part north-central Washington since 2000.
May 22, 2015The Spokesman Review
- ENDANGERED SPECIES -- A gray wolf was photographed in February by a trail cam between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass, state and federal biologists have confirmed.
May 21, 2015Methow Valley News
- Agency will monitor use and resource damage during trial period
May 05, 2015Capitol Press
- OLYMPIA — A national park superintendent Tuesday faced pointed questioning from a state senator about whether the federal government will pay any attention to Washington’s ban on turning loose grizzly bears.
May 06, 2015The Bellingham Herald
- Bannick currently serves as the major-gifts director for Bellingham-based Conservation Northwest, which works to protect and connect wild areas from the Pacific Coast to the Canadian Rockies. And, he loves photography.