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

Good news spreads for range riding

Good news spreads for range riding

Posted by emoore at Nov 13, 2013 07:10 PM |

The Spokesman-Review on Sunday ran a feature article telling the story of Conservation Northwest's budding range rider program. This last season, 2013, Conservation Northwest expanded the program to sponsor range riders for three ranch families in Washington.

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Coast to Cascades offers reward for info on Jewel's killer

Coast to Cascades offers reward for info on Jewel's killer

Posted by emoore at Nov 03, 2013 01:00 PM |

The Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative has condemned the killing of Jewel, one of the few remaining females in the Stein-Nahatlatch grizzly bear population south of Lillooet. Two initiative member groups, Conservation Northwest and Pemberton Wildlife Association have posted a reward of $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

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Jewel of a BC grizzly bear killed

Jewel of a BC grizzly bear killed

Posted by emoore at Oct 31, 2013 02:00 PM |

Jewel and Jinx are two of a handful of females in a cohort of grizzly bears in southwest BC that is disappearing, victims of low numbers, genetic isolation, and too many preventable deaths; all a function of habitat fragmentation.

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WildLinks for Cascadia wildlife

WildLinks for Cascadia wildlife

Posted by emoore at Oct 21, 2013 12:00 AM |

In a climate changed world, the North Cascades will serve as refuge for wildlife on the move on both sides of the U.S./Canadian border. To help, Conservation Northwest hosted the WildLinks Conference October 16-17, 2013, at Manning Park BC.

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Coast to Cascades launched to save grizzly bears

Coast to Cascades launched to save grizzly bears

Posted by emoore at Sep 24, 2013 12:00 AM |

Conservation Northwest has launched a collaborative effort to stem the ongoing loss of grizzly bear range and to promote grizzly bear recovery in the transboundary ecosystems of southwest British Columbia and northwest Washington.

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A win for murrelets

A win for murrelets

Posted by emoore at Sep 11, 2013 07:00 AM |

Thanks to diligent efforts and top notch legal representation, protections will continue for marbled murrelets, a Northwest coastal bird. A federal district court has rejected a fourth attempt by the timber industry to open the threatened seabird's critical old growth habitat to logging.

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Next steps, responsible riding

Next steps, responsible riding

Posted by emoore at Aug 19, 2013 12:00 AM |

In response to Okanogan County ordinances allowing ATVs on high speed highways, Conservation Northwest and the Methow Valley Citizens Council have filed a lawsuit.

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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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Monitoring report goes live

Monitoring report goes live

Posted by emoore at Jun 27, 2013 12:00 AM |

During the winter field season, 72 citizen scientists with the Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project captured unique images of Washington's wolverines and documented the first use by wildlife of the I-90 Gold Creek underpass.

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2015 promises I-90 wildlife overpass

2015 promises I-90 wildlife overpass

Posted by emoore at May 24, 2013 12:00 AM |

Funding for the first wildlife overpass in the I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project has been signed into law by Washington Governor Jay Inslee. The overpass has long been sought by Conservation Northwest and members of the I-90 Wildlife Bridges Coalition to better connect Cascades habitat.

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Big generosity for wildlife

Big generosity for wildlife

Posted by emoore at May 16, 2013 12:00 AM |
Filed under: GiveBig

During the third annual GiveBIG, Conservation Northwest supporters donated $25,000 in a single day to keep the Northwest wild.

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Pateros-Twisp powerline gains ground

Pateros-Twisp powerline gains ground

Posted by emoore at May 15, 2013 12:00 AM |

A proposed new Methow Valley powerline has gained ground. An appeals court ruling allows the local PUD to condemn state public land for powerline construction through the largest contiguous block of state-owned shrub-steppe habitat in the Methow.

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