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Give our wildlife monitoring volunteers a boost

Give our wildlife monitoring volunteers a boost

Adopt a monitoring team to support citizen wildlife research! We're sending 27 teams out to look for wildlife in the wild landscapes of Washington. Give them a boost, and be a part of the action this season.

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A Cascades tale

A Cascades tale

Posted by bchristensen at Sep 24, 2013 07:38 PM |
Filed under: Carnivores Cascades fisher

It's winter, and a small group of biologists, conservationists, and school kids bubbling with anticipation meet at the edge of an ancient grove in the Cascades. All attention focuses on a wooden box pointed at the forest. Video rolls, cameras snap in the crisp air. The heavy cover is lifted, and out of the box peeks...

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Plots in and plants on the way

Plots in and plants on the way

Two wildlife underpasses are nearly complete just east of Snoqualmie Pass on I-90. And what better way to entice wildlife to use the underpasses but by restoring native plants! This fall, Conservation Northwest is sponsoring two Saturday work parties, September 29 and October 13, working with the Mt Baker-Snoqualmie and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forests to restore habitat at the Gold Creek underpasses beneath I-90. We plan to plant over 5,000 native plants and seeds around Gold Creek pond. For that we need your help...We need you! Contact Jen Watkins to sign up now!

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It's a girl! Meet wolverine Peg

It's a girl! Meet wolverine Peg

Posted by Jen Watkins at Jun 27, 2012 05:34 PM |

On April 1 this year (no fooling) our remote cameras captured images of a wolverine outside of Leavenworth. This evidence of wolverine presence south of Highway 2 is meaningful - and exciting! - on its own. But now we know more. Newest of our remote camera captures, Cascades wolverine Peg is descendent of no wolverine yet recorded. Conservation Northwest's Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Program has discovered a unique wolverine in the Cascades! Monitoring volunteer for the camera station, Jim Clark, was granted naming rights, and Jim chose to name her Peg, after Peg Stark who helped to establish and run the Scottish High Camp.

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Wolverine-sized leap south

Wolverine-sized leap south

Posted by kmcgurn at Apr 12, 2012 04:15 PM |

It's no late April Fool's joke: on April 1st, our remote camera program made a great discovery in the Cascades! [SLIDESHOW]

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