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

Showing blog entries tagged as: Washington's wolves
Wolf Photographed Between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass

Wolf Photographed Between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass

State and federal biologists have confirmed it: a remote camera photo captured by Conservation Northwest’s Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project northwest of Leavenworth is indeed a gray wolf. It’s the first officially documented in the area since wolf recolonization began in Washington in the late 2000s.

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GiveBIG for safe wildlife crossings for Washington's wolves

GiveBIG for safe wildlife crossings for Washington's wolves

Posted by Chase Gunnell at May 04, 2015 11:00 AM |

The first wolf confirmed back in Western WA just died on I-90

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Newhouse Proposes to Remove Federal Protections for Pacific Northwest Wolves

Newhouse Proposes to Remove Federal Protections for Pacific Northwest Wolves

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Apr 24, 2015 12:55 PM |

“This proposal is a step in the wrong direction for wolf recovery in our region,” said Chase Gunnell, spokesman for Conservation Northwest.

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Washington's wolf population grew in 2014

Washington's wolf population grew in 2014

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Mar 09, 2015 09:43 AM |

We're excited to hear that Washington's Wolves are continuing their natural recovery despite some setbacks last year.

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Statement on revised wolf-related legislation in Washington

Statement on revised wolf-related legislation in Washington

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Mar 03, 2015 04:25 PM |

Conservation Northwest supports Substitute House Bill 2107 as amended on February 27th in the House Appropriations Committee, opposes Senate Bill 5583

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Update on Proposed Washington Wolf Legislation

Update on Proposed Washington Wolf Legislation

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Feb 11, 2015 06:05 PM |

On Thursday, February 5th, 2015, Conservation Northwest wolf conflict specialist Jay Kehne and policy lead Paula Swedeen were at the Washington state capitol testifying on wolf bills in front of House and Senate committees.

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Ranchers in wolf country finding continued success with range riding

Ranchers in wolf country finding continued success with range riding

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Dec 18, 2014 09:55 AM |

Six Washington ranchers involved in a Conservation Northwest program to prevent conflicts between wolves and livestock using range riders lost no sheep or cows to predators during the 2014 season, despite grazing their herds in the territory of confirmed wolf packs.

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Wolf Science Panel at the University of Washington

Wolf Science Panel at the University of Washington

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Dec 03, 2014 12:55 PM |

As wolves continue to recover in the Pacific Northwest, and as state agencies move towards the management phases of wolf recovery, Conservation Northwest, along with the Pacific Wolf Coalition and the University of Washington, recently had the opportunity to bring together some of North America's leading wolf experts to discuss ways to recover and manage gray wolves using the best available science, as well as experience from other states.

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USFWS Investigating Dead Wolf in the Teanaway

USFWS Investigating Dead Wolf in the Teanaway

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Oct 31, 2014 08:45 AM |

A mature female wolf was found dead this week within the territory of the Teanaway Pack northeast of Cle Elum. Because wolves remain federally listed as Endangered in Washington’s Cascades, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents are investigating the incident.

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Alleged Wolf Poaching in Whitman County

Alleged Wolf Poaching in Whitman County

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Oct 22, 2014 12:40 PM |

Based on the information currently available, we believe this to be a flagrant violation of state law that warrants appropriately severe penalties if the offender is found guilty.

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Speak up for Washington’s Wolves in Lynnwood on Oct. 14

Speak up for Washington’s Wolves in Lynnwood on Oct. 14

This coming Tuesday, October 14th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. WDFW will host a public meeting on wolf management in Room 1EF of the Lynnwood Convention Center.

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Aug. 29th Update on Huckleberry Pack

Aug. 29th Update on Huckleberry Pack

As the Huckleberry Wolf Pack situation continues to evolve, Conservation Northwest has been in regular communication with the office of Governor Jay Inslee, our elected leaders in the state legislature and Department of Fish and Wildlife officials. We have also been receiving direct updates from agency specialists and independent wolf experts working on the ground at the incident site in Stevens County.

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