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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
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 Wild Links conference October 16-17, 2013, at Manning Park BC.
With news circulating about a possible special November session of the Washington State legislature to address transportation priorities, Conservation Northwest and partners in the I-90 wildlife Bridges Coalition are preparing our holiday wish list a little early this year. The I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project is at the top.
During the winter field season, 72 citizen scientists with the Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project captured unique images of Washington's wolverines and documented the first use by wildlife of the I-90 Gold Creek underpass.
Funding for the first wildlife overpass in the I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project has been signed into law by Washington Governor Jay Inslee. The overpass has long been sought by Conservation Northwest and members of the I-90 Wildlife Bridges Coalition to better connect Cascades habitat.
The outgoing Governor Gregoire's vision for moving forward with transportation in our state details several wins for wildlife, and raises a few questions as the legislative session begins.
Monitoring volunteers with Conservation NW gain data for the story of carnivores including black bears in the I-90 wildlife corridor.
July 4 - Holiday travel just got safer: Congress has approved a bill that helps prevent wildlife collisions on our highways - protecting drivers, passengers, and animals.
June 1 – This Memorial week was full of reminders of why building Washington’s first wildlife overpass on I-90 is elemental as a safer mode of transportation for animals and people alike.
Mar 15 - I-90 Wildlife Bridges is accepting submissions from kids grade K-12 for the annual Bridging Futures Art and Essay Contest!
Feb 29 - I-90 Wildlife Watch now has more than a year's worth of animal sightings in the Cascades near Snoqualmie Pass. The voluntary wildlife reporting website has received 7,000 visits from motorists, who together have documented 240 reports of live and dead animals.