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HUGE news!

Posted by bchristensen at Jul 22, 2008 07:42 PM |

After ten years of conducting wildlife surveys using remote cameras, Conservation Northwest has captured photographs of six wolf pups residing in the North Cascades. In response to consistent wolf sighting reports in recent years, we coordinated with agency biologists and local volunteers to place four remote cameras in the North Cascades. Yesterday, they hit the jackpot.

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Climate change a spectator sport?

Climate change a spectator sport?

Posted by bchristensen at Jul 17, 2008 03:18 PM |
Filed under: What's Hot

"There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening." ~Marshall McLuhanFunny thing about the inevitable, it's not always inevitable. Just ask the undefeated New England Patriots...

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Where are those crazy kids now?

Where are those crazy kids now?

Posted by bchristensen at Jul 16, 2008 01:39 PM |

Hey all, the WDFW has their Pacific fisher reintroduction updates up on their site, including fun video footage. The slow motion clips just scream for a Chariots of Fire soundtrack!

How cool is that? We are thrilled to be part of such and amazing success. And you--our fabulous supporters--can pat yourselves on the back for helping make a more complete ecosystem in Washington. Go, team!

Loving the Loomis

Loving the Loomis

Posted by jbroughton at Jul 11, 2008 03:45 PM |

Ever been to the Loomis State Forest? Friends and I headed out to learn more about the Loomis and our leap-of-faith in Washington citizens' love of their wildest places that lead to great success. What an amazing place and story!

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Watching for wolves

Watching for wolves

Posted by bchristensen at Jul 09, 2008 01:28 PM |

Are you excited to hear the wild howl of wolves in Washington again? A Conservation Northwest remote camera has captured an image of what may be a wild wolf living in the Chelan-Sawtooth Mountains. Biologists are in the process of confirming whether or not a breeding pair has settled in the area.

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Report from the Rendezvous

Report from the Rendezvous

Posted by emoore at Jul 07, 2008 05:20 PM |

What happens when you bring together hikers, land-lovers, and some time around the fire in the Kettle Range? Well, now I know...

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A model extinction?

A model extinction?

Posted by bchristensen at Jul 07, 2008 12:20 AM |

Life is random, according to scientists studying ecology, anyway. But it's possible that scientists haven't been thinking randomly enough, and endangered wildlife may disappear more quickly than expected.

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Cross-cuts are cool again

Cross-cuts are cool again

Posted by bchristensen at Jun 30, 2008 11:23 PM |

Ever hiked into the wild with friends and got to brag that you were responsible for all the fun? This summer you can be the star in northeast Washington! Join us on the trail and experience fulfilling and unique trail work; we're doing it old school.

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Take a walk this weekend

Take a walk this weekend

Posted by bchristensen at Jun 26, 2008 12:08 PM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Can one ever have too many hiking guides to the Cascades?! Erin gives us her take on Craig Romano's hikes in his latest book.

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In the year 2525...

Posted by bchristensen at Jun 18, 2008 05:14 PM |

I thought a blog was a big leap for some of the less web-addicted staff at Conservation Northwest, but right here on this blog, Mitch is eating pastry and sending his iphone pic to us, Joe is blogging about old growth in Canada, and now, we are on YouTube...again.

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Coming together for wildlife

Coming together for wildlife

Posted by bchristensen at Jun 12, 2008 11:26 PM |

What can we say? It was a night to remember. 290 people came together to help ensure a healthy future for wildlife, forest communities, and future generations. Any wild guesses how much was raised for our programs?

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In the presence of the ancient ones

In the presence of the ancient ones

Posted by emoore at Jun 11, 2008 05:01 PM |

Antiques of any kind enjoy a somewhat exalted place in human cultures, whether you're talking about a 1937 Packard or the Eiffel Tower. So, what would a living cedar that is 1,000 years or perhaps 2,000 years old be worth - and when will Canada treat ancient trees with the same thoughtful respect?

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