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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
Closures at three local snowmobile areas near Revelstoke, BC, will help protect mountain caribou and recover the Selkirks herd population of this endangered North American mammal.
Gov. Gregoire signs a final transportation bill that extends the I-90 upgrade through the Cascades, including plans for Washington’s first-ever wildlife crossing bridge in an important wildlife connectivity corridor.
Close on the heels of Congress removing federal protections for Northern Rockies wolves, federal biologists will start for endangered Cascades wolves a required 5-year status review in the Pacific Northwest.
A compromise budget bill just passed contained a rider that strips federal Endangered Species Act protections from Northern Rockies wolves. Wolves in the eastern third of Washington have lost federal protection; wolves west of there, namely the Lookout Pack, are not affected by the new law.
Congress' compromise budget to fund the government until October includes a rider to strip protections for wolves, including eastern Washington's wolves, and other cuts for wildlife and habitat.
In a new poll, 57% of voters polled in northeastern Washington support wilderness designation as part of a balanced plan for the Colville National Forest.
Mar 24 - A news roundup on Washington's wolves from Conservation Northwest.
Mar 21 - Momentum builds for safe passage for wildlife and people near Snoqualmie Pass in the Washington Cascades. The House affirms that the I-90 Project is a priority for transportation and wildilfe.
Mar 1 - Conservation Northwest is contributing to a poaching enforcement reward fund, helping catch those who illegally kill Washington wildlife, from wolves to elk.
Feb 17 - Conservation NW helped successfully stall proposed legislation harmful to Washington's wolves.