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Showing blog entries tagged as: Washington's wolves
Teanaway protection connects wildlife habitat

Teanaway protection connects wildlife habitat

Over 50,000 acres of rich watershed and habitat for wolves and other wildlife in the Teanaway River Valley will soon be acquired and managed as Washington State public land, thanks to the ongoing work of Forterra and other partners. The Teanaway acquisition adds to the Cascades habitat connectivity objectives spearheaded by Conservation Northwest through our Cascades Conservation Partnership.

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For Cascades wolves, it's premature to remove protections

For Cascades wolves, it's premature to remove protections

Posted by Erin Moore at Jun 13, 2013 03:45 PM |

Conservation Northwest urges continued protection for Washington's Cascades wolves and their recognition as a distinct population. This approach would allow all the aspects of the Washington Gray Wolf Conservation and Management Plan to be fully implemented, while allowing for higher federal poaching fines and greater accountability to recovery goals.

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Wolf funding eases conflict

Wolf funding eases conflict

Posted by Erin Moore at May 02, 2013 12:00 AM |

The state has passed legislation funding proven methods including range riding to reduce conflicts with large carnivores. Funds will come from $10 added to the cost of a Washington vanity license plate. The change is expected to raise more than $1 million/year without raising taxes.

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Wolves on the rebound

Wolves on the rebound

Posted by mmillay at Feb 15, 2013 12:00 AM |
Filed under: Washington's wolves

In their recently released annual survey, WDFW confirmed the presence of at least 24 new wolves in Washington, bringing the tally of wolves to 51. This estimate could be doubled again if unconfirmed estimates are included.

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Wolves are the new normal

Wolves are the new normal

Posted by Erin Moore at Oct 05, 2012 02:35 PM |

Oct 5 - Wolves were the main focus of a meeting of Washington's Fish and Wildlife Commission, and nearly 100 people showed up to comment for continued recovery of wolves in Washington.

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It's come to this

It's come to this

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 20, 2012 11:25 AM |

“We have been strong advocates for exhausting all non-lethal means possible to avoid this situation and are extremely disappointed that it has come to this,” Mitch Friedman, Conservation Northwest.

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Uniquely Pacific Northwest wolves

Uniquely Pacific Northwest wolves

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 15, 2012 12:00 AM |

Sept 15 - Will Cascades wolves retain federal endangered species act protections? The US Fish and Wildlife Service is currently deciding, and Conservation Northwest and others called on President Barack Obama to maintain Endangered Species Act protection for wolves in the Pacific Northwest.

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Wedge Pack wolf killed

Wedge Pack wolf killed

Posted by Erin Moore at Aug 07, 2012 12:00 AM |
Filed under: Washington's wolves

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced that its agents killed a female wolf from the Wedge Pack, located near the Canadian border in Stevens County in northeast Washington.

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Lookout pack poachers sentenced

Lookout pack poachers sentenced

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 11, 2012 05:50 PM |

Three members of the White family of Twisp, WA, have been sentenced for their criminal roles in the poaching of members of the Cascade's Lookout wolf pack. The illegal killings reduced the pack to its present status of just two or three wolves, and the pack has not produced pups since.

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In Man vs. Wolf, Northwest wolves star on Discovery Channel

In Man vs. Wolf, Northwest wolves star on Discovery Channel

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 05, 2012 06:50 PM |

July 5 - Millions of people are expected to watch a captivating special on Northwest wolves airing Saturday, July 7 (8 pm, times may vary), on the Discovery Channel.

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