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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
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.
More than 2,000 visitors reported nearly 300 sightings online to i90wildlifewatch.org from the survey area stretching from North Bend to Easton on Interstate 90. The results are summarized in a 2012 annual report.
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.
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.
Governor Gregoire signs a bill securing funding for design and construction in 2015 of Washington's first-ever wildlife overpass.
Mar 15 - I-90 Wildlife Bridges is accepting submissions from kids grade K-12 for the annual Bridging Futures Art and Essay Contest!
Wildlife connectivity promised by latest construction savings on the I-90 East Project: a newly awarded bid for the latest construction phase moves the project closer to a first true wildlife bridge in Washington.