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

Showing blog entries tagged as: wildlife
I-90 funding for the holidays?

I-90 funding for the holidays?

Posted by Jen Watkins at Sep 14, 2013 12:00 AM |

The I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project and a confirmed new first-ever I-90 wildlife bridge is at the top of Conservation Northwest's holiday wish list this year.

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Climate adaptation call to action

Climate adaptation call to action

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 26, 2013 12:00 AM |

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.

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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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Transportation bill keeps wildlife and motorists safe

Transportation bill keeps wildlife and motorists safe

Posted by Jen Watkins at Jul 04, 2012 12:00 AM |

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.

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Calling all kids for wildlife!

Calling all kids for wildlife!

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 13, 2012 12:00 AM |

Mar 15 - I-90 Wildlife Bridges is accepting submissions from kids grade K-12 for the annual Bridging Futures Art and Essay Contest!

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What a transportation plan brings for connectivity

What a transportation plan brings for connectivity

Posted by Erin Moore at Jan 11, 2012 01:00 AM |

Jan 11 - "The governor's 2012 transportation package directly benefits Washington's wildlife by accelerating the I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project, and steering clear of the destructive Cross-Base Highway," said Jen Watkins, Conservation Northwest conservation associate.

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Appealing to reason on the South End ATV Project

Appealing to reason on the South End ATV Project

Posted by Erin Moore at Jan 07, 2012 01:00 AM |

Jan 7 - Conservation Northwest and others appeal a project opening 170 miles of new roads to off-road use in the Colville National Forest near Chewelah, spurring potential for the blazing of many more miles of illegal ATV trails on public lands.

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Dead again - plan to log Oregon old growth

Dead again - plan to log Oregon old growth

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 30, 2011 12:00 AM |
Filed under: old growth wildlife

The Western Oregon Plan Revision (WOPR) has finally gasped its last. The plan's demise spells protection for rare remaining old-growth forest on public lands in Oregon, home to rare wildlife.

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I-90 project gets a move on

I-90 project gets a move on

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 09, 2011 01:01 PM |

Wildlife connectivity promised by latest construction savings on the I-90 East Project: a newly awarded bid for the latest construction phase moves the project closer to a first true wildlife bridge in Washington.

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Two Seattle students awarded for wildlife bridges art contest

Two Seattle students awarded for wildlife bridges art contest

Posted by Jen Watkins at Jun 13, 2011 03:15 PM |

Jun 13 - Two youth at Dunlap Elementary in south Seattle were honored by the I-90 Wildlife Bridges Coalition for their artwork and essay entries in the 7th annual Bridging Futures Contest.

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