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

Wolves and wilderness benefit from private land easement

Wolves and wilderness benefit from private land easement

Posted by ssmith at Aug 24, 2011 05:00 PM |

Conservation Northwest is proud to announce closing on a conservation easement on the 504-acre Dawson Ranch near Colville, WA. This easement enables the Dawsons to commit their ranch permanently to open space and wildlife habitat while staying in operation.

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Conservation Northwest, partners receive awards

Conservation Northwest, partners receive awards

Posted by ssmith at Aug 24, 2011 04:25 PM |

Conservation Northwest and others were recognized by the Federal Highway Administration for our work with the Washington Wildlife Habitat Connectivity Working Group and wildlife bridges for I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project, in the Cascades.

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Northwest Forest Plan helps keep planet cool

Northwest Forest Plan helps keep planet cool

Posted by ssmith at Aug 24, 2011 11:55 AM |
Filed under: forests

An unintended, but welcome, consequence of the Northwest Forest Plan is a northwest carbon sink, according to a new study. "This report arrived just in time. Old-growth forests perform a critical role mitigating the effects of climate change. As management plans are revised over the next year, the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will need to lay out how it will protect the carbon locked in deep storage in our old-growth forests."

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