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

Showing blog entries tagged as: Okanogan
First Nations breathes new life into grassland park

First Nations breathes new life into grassland park

Posted by Erin Moore at Feb 26, 2013 01:00 AM |

To protect sacred sites and practice traditional knowledge and uses, First Nations bands who share the unique "pocket desert" ecosystem of south-central BC have banded together to support a proposed new South-Okanagan Similkameen Grasslands National Park.

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Washington's wolves get a plan

Washington's wolves get a plan

Dec 3 - Spurred along by the natural local return of wolves, years of science-based collaborative work, and support from thousands of residents, the Washington State Fish and Wildlife Commission votes to approve a wolf recovery plan.

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Shanker's Bend dam averted

Shanker's Bend dam averted

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 26, 2011 12:00 AM |

The 240-foot-high dam near the US-BC border would have drowned part of the Similkameen River valley, the most important riparian reach in the US portion of the Okanogan watershed and home to rare wildlife.

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