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

Washington now home to at least 115 wolves

Washington now home to at least 115 wolves

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Mar 17, 2017 10:00 AM |
Filed under: Wolves What's Hot

State’s wolf population grew by 28% in 2016, but no new packs were confirmed in the Cascades.

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Northeast Washington Wolf-Cattle Management Grant moves forward

Northeast Washington Wolf-Cattle Management Grant moves forward

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Mar 09, 2017 11:00 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

We’re supporting efforts by the Washington State Legislature, livestock interests, and wildlife advocates to create a grant program to fund locally-run organizations that develop and implement ways to reduce conflicts with wolves.

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Statement on confirmation of Rep. Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior

Statement on confirmation of Rep. Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Mar 01, 2017 12:00 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

While we admire Representative Zinke for being a Western outdoorsman who understands the beauty and value of our natural heritage, his stances on undermining environmental protections and prioritizing natural resource extraction cause great concern. If he is confirmed, we can only hope that the side of him we’ll see is that which has made strong statements in favor of keeping America’s national parks, forests, wildlife refuges and other public lands in federal hands.

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Comments needed on murrelet protection plan

Comments needed on murrelet protection plan

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Feb 28, 2017 08:20 PM |
Filed under: Action Alert What's Hot

WILD NW Action Alert #271: Rare opportunity to protect and restore marbled murrelet habitat on state lands.

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Join us for a grizzly bear public meeting in Renton Friday Feb. 24!

Join us for a grizzly bear public meeting in Renton Friday Feb. 24!

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Feb 23, 2017 04:40 PM |
Filed under: Grizzly bears What's Hot

We hope to see you tomorrow evening, Friday, February 24, for a happy hour and public meeting on North Cascades grizzly bears!

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"Time for the Grizzly?" Film Screening and Panel Discussion

"Time for the Grizzly?" Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Posted by Alaina Kowitz at Feb 17, 2017 03:58 PM |

Join us on March 8, 2017 for a free film screening and panel discussion regarding grizzly bears in the North Cascades.

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Statement in opposition to legislation delisting wolves in northeast Washington

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Feb 15, 2017 10:17 AM |
Filed under: Wolves What's Hot

Conservation Northwest opposes House Bill 1872. We believe wolves are still recovering in our state, and wildlife managers should stick to recovery goals in the state’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan.

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Public meetings on grizzly bear restoration begin

Public meetings on grizzly bear restoration begin

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Feb 13, 2017 03:45 PM |

Please join us at the meetings in your area! Attendance at these events will be vital for showing public support for grizzly bear restoration.

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Submit a comment for grizzly bear restoration!

Submit a comment for grizzly bear restoration!

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Feb 09, 2017 01:05 PM |

Please submit a comment today voicing your support for grizzly bear restoration in the North Cascades through Alternative C: Incremental Restoration. Suggested comments are available below.

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Statement on use of range riding in 2017 Wolf Lethal Removal Protocol

Statement on use of range riding in 2017 Wolf Lethal Removal Protocol

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Feb 01, 2017 06:30 PM |

We recommend that high-quality human presence be required on open range grazing as a condition for counting wolf depredations towards lethal removal.

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Accomplishments in 2016: Restoring the wild

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jan 27, 2017 11:25 AM |

As a new year begins, we look back on a few of our biggest accomplishments in 2016. It was a busy year of protecting, connecting and restoring wildlands and wildlife, and we're proud our progress in Washington and British Columbia.

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Restore the North Cascades Grizzly Bear

Restore the North Cascades Grizzly Bear

Posted by Alaina Kowitz at Jan 12, 2017 10:25 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Release of draft restoration strategies welcomed as a historic step towards recovery of North America’s most at-risk bear population

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