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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wolves are returning to Washington State!

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Seattle event offers insight, activism

Join Conservation Northwest and partners for an informational session about gray wolves in Washington, held at the University of Washington’s Burke Museum.

 Wolves are returning to Washington State!

A unique event at the Burke Museum offers insight into Washington's wolf recovery efforts and activism opportunities. Photo: Conservation Northwest remote camera image of the newly identified Teanaway Pack

Jul 19, 2011

Wednesday July 27, 7:00-9:00 pm, join Conservation Northwest and partners for an informational session about gray wolves in Washington, held at the University of Washington’s Burke Museum.

A panel of regional wolf experts will discuss the political and ecological status of wolves in Washington State. Learn how to become an advocate for gray wolf recovery in the Pacific Northwest.

Take this opportunity to also view the ongoing special exhibit at the Burke: Wolves and Wild Lands in the 21st Century.

The finalization of Washington’s Conservation and Management Plan is approaching quickly, and this is an important opportunity to learn how and why wolves are valuable to Washington State’s ecosystems and wildlife heritage. In addition, the status of ongoing wolf recovery efforts across the state will be discussed.

Speakers include:

Harriet Allen— Endangered Species Program Manager at WA Department of Fish and Wildlife,
Jasmine Minbashian— Special Projects director for Conservation Northwest,
Linda Saunders— Conservation Director for Wolf Haven International, and
Matt Skoglund—Wildlife Advocate at Natural Resources Defense Council.

Event cosponsors: Wolf Haven International, Sierra Club, National Parks Conservation Association, Natural Resources Defense Council

For more information contact Kit McGurn, Conservation Northwest’s outreach associate: 206.675.9747 x201 kit@conservationnw.org

More about the event, online calendar

More on the state plan and summer activities, conservationnw.org/wolves 
 

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