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Coast to Cascades, bears to people

Coast to Cascades, bears to people

Posted by Joe Scott at Oct 17, 2013 02:23 PM |

If we’re not successful and governments fail to take action to help grizzly bears on the west coast, grizzlies will lose another approximately 30,000 square km of range that they now just barely occupy.

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Connecting for critters-October 19th

Connecting for critters-October 19th

When you care about restoring the full suite of wildlife that belongs in the Northwest, you also care about something called "habitat connectivity."

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Cascades wolf killed

Cascades wolf killed

Posted by Jasmine Minbashian at Sep 27, 2013 11:15 AM |

Yesterday we were disappointed to learn the disturbing news of yet another wolf killed in the North Cascades. Details are forthcoming, but action to stop the unnecessary loss of wolves in these areas--getting us that much closer to recovery--should not be.

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A Cascades tale

A Cascades tale

Posted by Barbara Christensen 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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I-90 monitoring field report

I-90 monitoring field report

Posted by Hailey Starr at Sep 23, 2013 11:00 AM |
Filed under: Citizen science

Washington's first wildlife crossing overpass will be implemented along I-90 east of Lake Keechelus. In order to understand how this new overpass will effect species in the area, we must first understand what species are present. That's where Conservation Northwest and our camera monitoring crews come in!

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Mama (bear) needs a new pair of shoes

Mama (bear) needs a new pair of shoes

Posted by Mary Shoup at Sep 03, 2013 07:45 PM |

Who knew sweet new shoes could help grizzlies, wolves, wilderness, and more? Patagonia did!

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Get ready for Homecoming

Get ready for Homecoming

When I think of “Homecoming,” I can still feel the excitement that came with my favorite football team taking the field in October to cheers and bright lights. To many of us, the word itself brings memories of high school days: of fancy dresses, dances, and school spirit. To us at Conservation Northwest, we thought this occasion could not fit more perfectly with the return home of some of Washington’s wildest animals, including wolves, wolverines, and fishers.

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The jury is out…Washingtonians love wildlife!

The jury is out…Washingtonians love wildlife!

Posted by Katie Carroll at Aug 28, 2013 11:55 AM |

A report published for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife called “Understanding People and Places,”covers a variety of survey questions including everything from how often people recreate outdoors to how much they value salmon. The WDFW hopes that the report will help guide their future management and outreach strategies throughout the state.

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Conservation adventures, worldwide

Conservation adventures, worldwide

Posted by Hannah Field at Aug 22, 2013 08:24 PM |

Meet Hannah, our newest wolf program intern, and the critters she's seen across the world!

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Happy hiking, northeast Washington!

Happy hiking, northeast Washington!

Posted by Katie Carroll at Aug 16, 2013 02:20 PM |

To celebrate the release of our new northeast Washington hiking guide we have pulled out a few fun hikes to try before summer is over.

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