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

For woodland caribou, challenges remain

For woodland caribou, challenges remain

Posted by Jasmine Minbashian at May 08, 2014 07:50 PM |

USFWS may downgrade protections for Selkirks caribou, deeming them "threatened" and no longer "endangered," in response to a petition from the Pacific Legal Foundation, which represents snowmobile interests in northern Idaho.

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Judge upholds protections for marbled murrelets

Judge upholds protections for marbled murrelets

Marbled murrelets and their old forest habitat in the Pacific Northwest will remain protected after a federal judge in 2013 rejected the timber industry's third attempt to deny them critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act.

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Court ruling affects wolves in Washington

Court ruling affects wolves in Washington

Posted by Jasmine Minbashian at Aug 26, 2010 11:45 AM |
Filed under: wildlife wolf

A recent federal court ruling reinstates protection for wolves in the northern Rockies under the Endangered Species Act - including the eastern third of Washington. Meanwhile, wolf packs in Washington continue to face a challenging recovery.

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Conservation Northwest announces public campaign for wilderness and working lands

Conservation Northwest announces public campaign for wilderness and working lands

Posted by Jasmine Minbashian at Jul 28, 2010 07:00 AM |
Filed under: Columbia Highlands

Conservation Northwest, along with timber industry leaders, recreationists and ranchers announced today a new collaborative initiative aimed at addressing threats to wildlife as well as rural economies posed by pressures from overdevelopment and climate change. The Columbia Highlands Initiative, unveiled today at simultaneous press conferences in Spokane and Seattle, seeks to maintain an important habitat connection between the Cascades and Rockies by protecting wild places and sustaining working ranches and jobs in the woods in the Columbia Highlands region of northeast Washington.

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Partnering with ranchers on a forest legacy project

Partnering with ranchers on a forest legacy project

Posted by Jasmine Minbashian at Jul 20, 2010 11:30 AM |

In the Columbia Highlands, working ranches, small timber operations, and farms are not only the lifeblood of the community, they are vital to wildlife. Conservation Northwest is working with the Gothams and other stewards who have cared for family lands for generations to help ensure that these special place are safe from development.

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A homecoming for fisher

Posted by Jasmine Minbashian at Feb 28, 2008 07:25 PM |
Filed under: fisher

In 2008, eighteen Pacific fishers return home to their forest habitat in Washington State for the first time in over 80 years.

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