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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
What's new? A National Fish and Wildlife Climate Adaptation Strategy allies closely with Conservation Northwest's regional work connecting habitat and wildlife addressing climate change.
Dec 3 - Ktunaxa First Nation appeals to supreme court to protect grizzly bears and habitat and stop a mega-resort in their traditional lands in the Jumbo Valley, BC.
May 7, 2012 - [video] Locals, ski guides, and Olympic gold medalists rallied in Invermere, BC, for grizzly bears and against a proposed Jumbo glacier resort.
Jan 13 - For the part of Washington state, much of the specific data, models, and maps are the work of the Washington Wildlife Habitat Connectivity Working Group and 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.
"It's important to think about animals when designing a highway because you're destroying their habitat," said student Thomas Snedeker of Lincoln Elementary School in Ellensburg, Washington. "You have to be sure that they can have access to a habitat that they need for survival." Thomas was the eastern Washington winner of this year's Bridging Futures Art and Essay Contest.
Gov. Gregoire signs a final transportation bill that extends the I-90 upgrade through the Cascades, including plans for Washington’s first-ever wildlife crossing bridge in an important wildlife connectivity corridor.
Mar 21 - Momentum builds for safe passage for wildlife and people near Snoqualmie Pass in the Washington Cascades. The House affirms that the I-90 Project is a priority for transportation and wildilfe.