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Profanity gets the best and worst of me

Profanity gets the best and worst of me

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Aug 31, 2016 05:20 PM |
Filed under: Wildlife Wolves What's Hot

We’re working towards long-term wolf recovery and coexistence. Unfortunately, killing wolves is sometimes an unavoidable component of predators, people and livestock sharing space.

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The North Cascades: Just right for grizzly bears

The North Cascades: Just right for grizzly bears

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jul 20, 2016 04:40 PM |

One of the most common questions we get about grizzly bears is whether the North Cascades has the right habitat and food for them. Conservation Northwest reached out to Bill Gaines, Ph.D., bear ecologist and director of the Washington Conservation Science Institute, for his take on why the North Cascades is, as in the Goldilocks tale, “just right” for grizzlies.

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Meet our Board: Bert Loosmore

Meet our Board: Bert Loosmore

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jul 14, 2016 12:12 PM |

Welcome to new board member Bert Loosmore!

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Momentous legislation introduced to fund wildlife recovery

Momentous legislation introduced to fund wildlife recovery

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jul 11, 2016 04:15 PM |

The bi-partisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2016 (HR 5650) would provide a dedicated funding source for rare and at-risk wildlife

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Senator Murray’s Legislation Boosts Methow Headwaters Campaign

Senator Murray’s Legislation Boosts Methow Headwaters Campaign

Posted by Chase Gunnell at May 25, 2016 02:14 PM |

The Methow Headwaters Campaign said today that its efforts to protect the rural character and diverse economy of the Methow Valley has received significant support with the introduction of the Methow Headwaters Protection Act of 2016 by U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and cosponsored by U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA).

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You raised $315,000 for a wild future

You raised $315,000 for a wild future

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Apr 25, 2016 04:35 PM |
Filed under: Auction What's Hot

Thank you for supporting our work for a wild Northwest.

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The Next 100 Years of American Conservation

The Next 100 Years of American Conservation

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Apr 19, 2016 02:30 PM |
Filed under: Conservation What's Hot

Today, U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell laid out an important vision for the next 100 years of conservation.

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Looking ahead to protect our public lands

Looking ahead to protect our public lands

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Feb 12, 2016 05:55 PM |
Filed under: Public lands What's Hot

The seizure of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge by armed extremists demanding that the government hand over America’s public lands to local or private control is now over. But the struggle to keep our public lands in public hands is far from finished.

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January Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project news

January Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project news

The below is an update on our Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project. We publish “Monitoring E-news” updates several times a year for the benefit of our project volunteers, advisers and sponsors. Please email ajaeger@conservationnw.org to sign up for these updates.

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Wolverine frolicking near Leavenworth

Wolverine frolicking near Leavenworth

Volunteers with our Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project captured this amazing remote camera footage of a wolverine above Jack Creek near the upper end of Icicle Canyon in July 2015.

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Join us at Public Lands For All Rally tomorrow!

Join us at Public Lands For All Rally tomorrow!

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jan 18, 2016 02:35 PM |
Filed under: Public lands

Tomorrow, Tuesday 1/19 at noon there will be rallies in Seattle, Spokane, Boise, Portland and other towns and cities across the West to stand up for our nation's parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, BLM deserts and other public lands. Please come on down and show your support for America's Best Idea.

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Happy National Bird Day!

Happy National Bird Day!

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jan 05, 2016 12:55 PM |

Did you know that some of America's most iconic and imperiled birds live in the Northwest? Here's what we're doing to conserve them for future generations:

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