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ATVs, motorized recreation and Conservation Northwest

ATVs, motorized recreation and Conservation Northwest

ATVs have been all over the news in eastern WA lately. And you may have heard that we've appealed an Okanogan County decision to triple the amount of roads open to ATV’s without a thoughtful environmental review. But Conservation Northwest believes strongly that there is a place for responsible ATV use and other motorized recreation in the great outdoors.

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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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Six words I hadn't heard in 1989

Six words I hadn't heard in 1989

Posted by Mitch Friedman at May 01, 2014 05:30 AM |

On the day of our 25th anniversary celebration and "Hope for a Wild Future" auction, Executive Director Mitch Friedman realized he has learned some new words over the years.

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Accountability for ATVs

Accountability for ATVs

Posted by Mitch Friedman at Jul 03, 2013 04:15 PM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Today we took a step closer to ending the epidemic of illegal and harmful use of off-road vehicles. Unethical ATV riders have created thousands of illegal and damaging trail miles on Washington state lands and cost ranchers and tree farmers millions in property damage. They can be a noisy disruption in a quiet backcountry for those who hike or hunt. HB 1632 will reduce abuse while expanding legitimate ATV recreation opportunities. Washington.

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Hike the missing links!

Hike the missing links!

Posted by Erin Moore at May 09, 2013 05:15 PM |

Visiting the new Lake Whatcom forest park caught me off guard. I couldn't help being reduced to simple exclamations. “Cool! How amazingly cool.”

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I-90 coyote trail to success

I-90 coyote trail to success

Posted by bchristensen at Jan 20, 2012 11:30 AM |

A lot of our success is measured by dry forest acres restored, better wildlife management policies passed, and, well, sometimes simply successful phone calls. Maybe not thrilling Friday blog material, but of course important. Today, however, our success is measured by a coyote. And not so much by the coyote, really, as where it went for a walk.

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A holiday gift for Whatcom County

A holiday gift for Whatcom County

You can't even hike in the municipal watersheds of Seattle or Portland, much less conduct commercial logging on steep slopes. But around Lake Whatcom, people reside, drive cars and jet skis, and even clear cut steep slopes on public land. We can help ameliorate our declining water quality with a forest preserve.

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Gifts that keep on giving

Gifts that keep on giving

Posted by Lindsey Moyer at Nov 18, 2011 05:25 PM |

Gift a gift that promotes conservation in the Northwest - here's a quick guide to supporting wildlife & wildlife this season, including new wolf T-shirts, and more.

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We all should suck more - biocarbon, that is!

We all should suck more - biocarbon, that is!

It's true: you suck - and I mean that in only the nicest way. There are things we all do that suck carbon out of the atmosphere - where it’s doing harm - and beneficially store it on land. We need to do much more such sucking of biocarbon to save our natural heritage from the ravages of extreme climate change. At Conservation Northwest, we help protect, connect, and restore forests and wilderness so we can suck even more carbon!

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Close encounter with a rare bear

Close encounter with a rare bear

Posted by ssmith at Jul 26, 2011 04:15 PM |

Creating history with bear bells and an iPhone: Joe Sebille recounts his historical grizzly bear sighting in the North Cascades.

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