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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
In response to Okanogan County ordinances allowing ATVs on high speed highways, Conservation Northwest and the Methow Valley Citizens Council have filed a lawsuit.
Here is an anniversary that fish and wildlife can celebrate! One of the Forest Service’s most important and successful initiatives, for Washington and around the nation, Legacy Roads and Trails Program, is five years old. Pulling and fixing roads requires skilled high paid operators, which contributes to local economies.
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.
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.
"The public forests we've fought so hard to protect are now safe," said Tim Preso, an Earthjustice attorney representing the conservation groups, including Conservation Northwest.
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.