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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 01:33 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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Conservation news highlights from 2015

Conservation news highlights from 2015

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Dec 29, 2015 03:15 PM |

A few of our favorite news stories that touched on our work in Washington and British Columbia in 2015. We hope you’ll enjoy reading or re-reading them!

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New IRA option for charitable giving

New IRA option for charitable giving

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Dec 22, 2015 10:40 AM |
Filed under: Donate

Charitable giving from IRAs add to the suite of options for supporting nonprofits like Conservation Northwest. Our work to connect, protect and restore wildlands and wildlife in the Pacific Northwest is made possible by the generosity of people like you, and we are pleased that you will continue to be able to leverage your philanthropic dollars through this deduction..

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Greetings on the Solstice

Greetings on the Solstice

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Dec 22, 2015 09:35 AM |

From breaking ground on the first I-90 Wildlife Bridge to the reintroduction of fishers in the Cascades, with your support we've accomplished a lot in 2015. Will you make a year-end gift to Conservation Northwest to help us continue this work for a wilder Northwest?

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CNW Fire Dispatch #13 - Wildfires and Us

CNW Fire Dispatch #13 - Wildfires and Us

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Nov 20, 2015 03:00 PM |

The summit was packed with residents, community leaders, agency officials and non-profit representatives, including myself and George Wooten from Conservation Northwest.

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CNW Fire Dispatch #12 - Inside the fire lines

CNW Fire Dispatch #12 - Inside the fire lines

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Sep 11, 2015 02:45 PM |

Early indications are that our investments in forest and wildlands restoration helped shaped the way the 2015 fires played out on the landscape. In several places, it appears this work favorably affected fire growth and behavior.

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CNW Fire Dispatch #11 – Impacts to Working for Wildlife

CNW Fire Dispatch #11 – Impacts to Working for Wildlife

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Sep 10, 2015 02:00 PM |

Unfortunately, the Okanogan Complex Fires and the North Star Fire have burned widely within the Working for Wildlife Initiative project area.

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CNW Fire Dispatch #10 - Touring the Okanogan

CNW Fire Dispatch #10 - Touring the Okanogan

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Sep 09, 2015 04:30 PM |

To get a better sense of things on the ground, last week I toured several areas in Okanogan County that were affected by fires along with Conservation Associate Jay Kehne, who is based in Omak.

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CNW Fire Dispatch #9 – Rain comes to the Kettle Fires

CNW Fire Dispatch #9 – Rain comes to the Kettle Fires

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Sep 01, 2015 04:25 PM |

David lives in a log cabin outside the town of Orient near the Kettle River Mountain Range. As part of our Forest Field Program team, he works on forest policy and restoration on the Colville National Forest and in surrounding areas.

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