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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
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.
Dec 14 - Wolverines, a rare forest predator, are judged by USFWS as "warranted but precluded" from protection under the Endangered Species Act. To survive climate change, they need more. We are redoubling our efforts to track their existence, protect and connect as much habitat for wolverines as we can, and push for full protections.
In 2010, state wildlife biologist Scott Fisher was awarded the Special Achievement Award for his extensive work on Canada lynx research including the tracking of lynx in northeastern Washington.
Federal and state agencies announced today they will step up patrols in the Selkirk Mountains this winter to help protect the highly endangered mountain caribou that winter in the range from snowmobilers who illegally access areas closed to protect the endangered species.
On Nov. 4, 2010, a new citizen-based wildlife monitoring project, I-90 Wildlife Watch, takes root, initiated by the I-90 Wildlife Bridges Coalition and other partners. It takes you!
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.