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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.

3,000 acres of new wildlife land conserved in the Cascades

3,000 acres of new wildlife land conserved in the Cascades

Posted by Jen Watkins at Apr 11, 2014 03:51 PM |
Filed under: Wildlife habitat

Elk, mule deer, and more can now enjoy a more connected and secure future in the Manastash of Washington's central Cascades. Prior to this acquisition, volunteer teams with Conservation Northwest's Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project caught remote camera photos of wildlife on these valuable parcels.

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$7500 reward offered for illegal wolf killing

$7500 reward offered for illegal wolf killing

Posted by Erin Moore at Feb 21, 2014 03:37 PM |

The illegally killed wolf was once part of the Smackout Pack in northeast Washington. Today, Conservation Northwest and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced a reward for up to $7,500 to anyone who can offer information leading to the conviction of the person or persons involved in the illegal killing of a female collared gray wolf.

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Citizen wildlife monitoring report published

Citizen wildlife monitoring report published

Posted by Erin Moore at Feb 14, 2014 12:00 AM |

The newest field season report by the Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project underscores the value of wildlife monitoring to conserve Washington's wildlife and habitat.

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Community celebrates new Lake Whatcom park

Community celebrates new Lake Whatcom park

Posted by Comm intern at Jan 27, 2014 12:15 PM |
Filed under: Lake Whatcom What's Hot

Whatcom County residents joined local elected and community leaders in commemorating the new Lake Whatcom park, looking forward to a public process for new trails and recreation.

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Cascades to Rockies milestone attained

Cascades to Rockies milestone attained

Posted by Erin Moore at Jan 08, 2014 12:00 AM |

Conservation Northwest has completed its Columbia Highlands Initiative Capital Campaign, securing 1,024 acres in a critical habitat pathway for wildlife between the Cascades and the Rockies.

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Scholarships help Cascades wildlife

Scholarships help Cascades wildlife

Posted by Erin Moore at Dec 30, 2013 01:25 PM |
Filed under: What's Hot

WADOT and I-90 Wildlife Bridges Coalition offer a 2014 Bridging Futures scholarship, asking high school juniors and seniors: “How should our future highways best protect wildlife?”

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The case for lynx in the Kettles

The case for lynx in the Kettles

Posted by Barbara Christensen at Dec 12, 2013 12:20 PM |

Protecting habitat for lynx in northeast Washington is essential to lynx conservation.

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Good news spreads for range riding

Good news spreads for range riding

Posted by Erin Moore at Nov 13, 2013 07:10 PM |

The Spokesman-Review on Sunday ran a feature article telling the story of Conservation Northwest's budding range rider program. This last season, 2013, Conservation Northwest expanded the program to sponsor range riders for three ranch families in Washington.

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Coast to Cascades offers reward for info on Jewel's killer

Coast to Cascades offers reward for info on Jewel's killer

Posted by Erin Moore at Nov 03, 2013 01:00 PM |

The Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative has condemned the killing of Jewel, one of the few remaining females in the Stein-Nahatlatch grizzly bear population south of Lillooet. Two initiative member groups, Conservation Northwest and Pemberton Wildlife Association have posted a reward of $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

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Jewel of a BC grizzly bear killed

Jewel of a BC grizzly bear killed

Posted by Erin Moore at Oct 31, 2013 02:00 PM |

Jewel and Jinx are two of a handful of females in a cohort of grizzly bears in southwest BC that is disappearing, victims of low numbers, genetic isolation, and too many preventable deaths; all a function of habitat fragmentation.

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