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

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Conservation, Recreation and Wildlife Groups Join Local Residents in Concern about Army Proposal

Conservation, Recreation and Wildlife Groups Join Local Residents in Concern about Army Proposal

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jul 30, 2015 09:00 AM |

Combat helicopter training areas in North Cascades and Southwest Washington pose impacts to Wilderness Areas, Pacific Crest Trail and local econom

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Aggressive helicopter training proposed for North Cascades wilderness

Aggressive helicopter training proposed for North Cascades wilderness

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jul 29, 2015 10:45 AM |

WILD NW action alert #248: Tell the Army that sensitive ecosystems and cherished wilderness aren’t appropriate for helicopter training plan.

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Cow depredation confirmed within territory of Teanaway wolves

Cow depredation confirmed within territory of Teanaway wolves

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jul 21, 2015 05:22 PM |

The cow belonged to one of seven Washington ranchers currently partnering with Conservation Northwest to implement “range riders”, herd supervisors that help deter depredations as the region’s wolf population recovers and their territory overlaps with public forest land now used in part for livestock grazing.

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Strong support for grizzly bears

Strong support for grizzly bears

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jul 20, 2015 03:40 PM |

In June, the federal agencies released a summary report of the approximately 3,000 comments submitted during the scoping period. We are happy to say that of those who submitted comments in support of or opposition to grizzly bear restoration, supporters outweighed opponents by over 5 to 1!

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Legislature invests to complete the I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project

Legislature invests to complete the I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project

New transportation bill fully funds I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project

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Range riders head into the field

Range riders head into the field

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jun 24, 2015 06:10 PM |

Pilot program builds on 2014 success reducing conflicts, expands to work with seven ranchers in the territory of six Washington wolf packs

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Support Initiative 1401 to save endangered animals

Support Initiative 1401 to save endangered animals

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jun 23, 2015 02:35 PM |

If we don’t act now, critically endangered species like elephants, tigers and lions could be gone within 10 years! That’s why we’re endorsing Initiative 1401, a campaign here in Washington State to strengthen penalties on the criminal enterprises that buy and sell products made from endangered species.

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Support for Sen. Cantwell's Wildfire Management Act of 2015

Support for Sen. Cantwell's Wildfire Management Act of 2015

Based on the descriptions in the white paper, Conservation Northwest is excited about this upcoming bill, which looks to take a much more progressive approach to the issue of fire on our federal public lands.

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NW Forest Plan Listening Session in Okanogan

NW Forest Plan Listening Session in Okanogan

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will host a Listening Session in Okanogan, WA on June 11, 2015, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Okanogan County PUD Auditorium, 1331 2nd Ave North, Okanogan, WA 98840.

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State breaks ground on first wildlife bridge over I-90

State breaks ground on first wildlife bridge over I-90

From elk and black bears to rare wolves and wolverines, wildlife are on the move in Washington’s Cascade Mountains. But for decades Interstate 90 has been a serious barrier to creatures traveling through some of the state’s richest habitat, impacting wildlife populations and putting both motorists and animals in danger. A project that broke ground on Tuesday, June 9th plans to change that.

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Contact state budget chair on wolf legislation

Contact state budget chair on wolf legislation

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jun 08, 2015 03:30 PM |

WILD NW action alert #246: Please call or email state Sen. Andy Hill and urge him to include HB 2107 in the 2015-16 budget to safeguard wolf recovery.

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Carlton flooding, debris flow demonstrate dangers of logging burned forests

Carlton flooding, debris flow demonstrate dangers of logging burned forests

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jun 05, 2015 12:50 PM |

State should halt hazardous logging operations in Carlton burn area, revise inadequate regulations on logging in post-fire landscapes to protect people, property, fish and wildlife.

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