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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
To protect grizzly bears in southwestern BC, conservation groups including Conservation Northwest sent a letter (PDF) urging the BC government to withhold approval for the Upper Lillooet Hydropower Project.
Nov 30 - Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, Conservation Northwest and the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest resolved concerns for wildlife, water, and forests in the Manastash near Ellensburg, allowing the Walter Springs Project to move forward.
Monitoring volunteers with Conservation NW gain data for the story of carnivores including black bears in the I-90 wildlife corridor.
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.
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.
Mar 16 - Lynx may be denning near the Methow, where biologists have successfully radio collared a second female lynx.
Apr 28-Jul 9 - The lush avian photography of acclaimed wildlife photographer Paul Bannick is featured in Spokane's downtown public library.
Jan 15 - The job of a commissioner is to look at the best science possible and make good decisions for wildlife, says Jay Kehne, who lives in Omak and works part-time for Conservation Northwest.
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.
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.
"The Commissioner is attempting to defend the state's trust lands from harmful and poorly conceived development," said Dave Werntz, science and conservation director at Conservation Northwest. "We're pleased that the Commissioner will have his day in court."
Conservation Northwest is proud to announce closing on a conservation easement on the 504-acre Dawson Ranch near Colville, WA. This easement enables the Dawsons to commit their ranch permanently to open space and wildlife habitat while staying in operation.