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Additional Press Releases and Clips » Up one level

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

For woodland caribou, challenges remain

For woodland caribou, challenges remain

Posted by jasmine at May 08, 2014 07:50 PM |

USFWS may downgrade protections for Selkirks caribou, deeming them "threatened" and no longer "endangered," in response to a petition from the Pacific Legal Foundation, which represents snowmobile interests in northern Idaho.

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A night with the grizzlies

A night with the grizzlies

Posted by emoore at Apr 11, 2014 12:00 AM |

On April 8 the Whistler community welcomed the Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative at "A night with the grizzlies."

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Citizen wildlife monitoring report published

Citizen wildlife monitoring report published

Posted by emoore at Feb 14, 2014 12:00 AM |

The newest field season report by the Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project underscores the value of wildlife monitoring to conserve Washington's wildlife and habitat.

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Community celebrates new Lake Whatcom park

Community celebrates new Lake Whatcom park

Posted by commintern at Jan 27, 2014 12:15 PM |
Filed under: Lake Whatcom What's Hot

Whatcom County residents joined local elected and community leaders in commemorating the new Lake Whatcom park, looking forward to a public process for new trails and recreation.

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Cascades to Rockies milestone attained

Cascades to Rockies milestone attained

Posted by emoore at Jan 08, 2014 12:00 AM |

Conservation Northwest has completed its Columbia Highlands Initiative Capital Campaign, securing 1,024 acres in a critical habitat pathway for wildlife between the Cascades and the Rockies.

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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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