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

Bull trout gain critical habitat

Bull trout gain critical habitat

Posted by Erin Moore at Oct 12, 2010 12:00 AM |
Filed under: bull trout

For bull trout, a threatened species found throughout much of the Northwest, the recent critical habitat designation is a huge improvement over habitat protections proposed in 2005.

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Northern spotted owl reprieve

Northern spotted owl reprieve

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 27, 2010 12:00 AM |

In a win for Pacific Northwest old-growth forests, a federal judge has rejected the US Fish and Wildlife Service's Spotted Owl Recovery Plan and sent it back to the agency for revision.

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BC wildlife are On the Edge

BC wildlife are On the Edge

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 22, 2010 12:00 AM |

Conservation Northwest is part of a new Canadian-US report finding BC wildlife at risk of extinction from inadequate laws and calls for BC endangered species protection.

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Court ruling affects wolves in Washington

Court ruling affects wolves in Washington

Posted by Jasmine Minbashian at Aug 26, 2010 11:45 AM |
Filed under: wildlife wolf

A recent federal court ruling reinstates protection for wolves in the northern Rockies under the Endangered Species Act - including the eastern third of Washington. Meanwhile, wolf packs in Washington continue to face a challenging recovery.

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Conservation Northwest announces public campaign for wilderness and working lands

Conservation Northwest announces public campaign for wilderness and working lands

Posted by Jasmine Minbashian at Jul 28, 2010 07:00 AM |
Filed under: Columbia Highlands

Conservation Northwest, along with timber industry leaders, recreationists and ranchers announced today a new collaborative initiative aimed at addressing threats to wildlife as well as rural economies posed by pressures from overdevelopment and climate change. The Columbia Highlands Initiative, unveiled today at simultaneous press conferences in Spokane and Seattle, seeks to maintain an important habitat connection between the Cascades and Rockies by protecting wild places and sustaining working ranches and jobs in the woods in the Columbia Highlands region of northeast Washington.

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Partnering with ranchers on a forest legacy project

Partnering with ranchers on a forest legacy project

Posted by Jasmine Minbashian at Jul 20, 2010 11:30 AM |

In the Columbia Highlands, working ranches, small timber operations, and farms are not only the lifeblood of the community, they are vital to wildlife. Conservation Northwest is working with the Gothams and other stewards who have cared for family lands for generations to help ensure that these special place are safe from development.

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Conservation Northwest and KPLU join forces for birds

Conservation Northwest and KPLU join forces for birds

Posted by bchristensen at Jun 21, 2010 04:00 PM |
Filed under: members matter! habitat

KPLU and Conservation Northwest are teaming up to create nesting habitat for birds near Mount Rainier

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Stevens Pass development needs thoughtful review for wildlife

Posted by Jen Watkins at May 27, 2010 02:30 PM |
Filed under: wolverine habitat

Conservation Northwest supports and encourages outdoor recreation at Stevens Pass, including mountain biking, hiking, and skiing. But any recreation must be compatible with protecting habitat and wildlife, such as wolverines, that rely on these high forests and meadow.

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It's unanimous: Endangered Species Day

Posted by Erin Moore at May 07, 2010 12:00 AM |
Filed under: endangered species

US Senate passes its annual resolution declaring the importance of protecting endangered species.

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Legislation connects habitat for wildlife in honor of Earth Day

Legislation connects habitat for wildlife in honor of Earth Day

Posted by bchristensen at Apr 21, 2010 09:35 PM |
Filed under: habitat What's Hot

The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act, introduced today, recognizes the need for wildlife for room to roam to survive in the modern world and as they seek new habitat in response to climate change.

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