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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
On April 8 the Whistler community welcomed the Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative at "A night with the grizzlies."
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.
The newest field season report by the Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project underscores the value of wildlife monitoring to conserve Washington's wildlife and habitat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In a climate changed world, the North Cascades will serve as refuge for wildlife on the move on both sides of the U.S./Canadian border. To help, Conservation Northwest hosted the WildLinks Conference October 16-17, 2013, at Manning Park BC.
Conservation Northwest has launched a collaborative effort to stem the ongoing loss of grizzly bear range and to promote grizzly bear recovery in the transboundary ecosystems of southwest British Columbia and northwest Washington.
Thanks to diligent efforts and top notch legal representation, protections will continue for marbled murrelets, a Northwest coastal bird. A federal district court has rejected a fourth attempt by the timber industry to open the threatened seabird's critical old growth habitat to logging.
In response to Okanogan County ordinances allowing ATVs on high speed highways, Conservation Northwest and the Methow Valley Citizens Council have filed a lawsuit.
Over 50,000 acres of rich watershed and habitat for wolves and other wildlife in the Teanaway River Valley will soon be acquired and managed as Washington State public land, thanks to the ongoing work of Forterra and other partners. The Teanaway acquisition adds to the Cascades habitat connectivity objectives spearheaded by Conservation Northwest through our Cascades Conservation Partnership.