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

Caribou get a winter break from snowmobiles at Revelstoke

Caribou get a winter break from snowmobiles at Revelstoke

Posted by Erin Moore at May 20, 2011 12:00 AM |

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.

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Real support for I-90 wildlife and connectivity

Real support for I-90 wildlife and connectivity

Posted by Erin Moore at May 16, 2011 12:00 AM |

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.

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Status review of PNW wolves soon underway

Status review of PNW wolves soon underway

Posted by Erin Moore at May 05, 2011 04:55 PM |

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.

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Northern Rockies wolves lose protection - what it means

Northern Rockies wolves lose protection - what it means

Posted by Erin Moore at Apr 14, 2011 12:00 AM |
Filed under: wolves What's Hot

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.

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What's in store for wildlife and recreation?

What's in store for wildlife and recreation?

Posted by Erin Moore at Apr 13, 2011 12:15 PM |
Filed under: wildlife wildlands habitat

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.

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Polled voters show wilderness suppport

Polled voters show wilderness suppport

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.

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A week for Washington's wolves

A week for Washington's wolves

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 25, 2011 01:20 AM |
Filed under: wolves

Mar 24 - A news roundup on Washington's wolves from Conservation Northwest.

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Momentum builds for I-90 wildlife and safety

Momentum builds for I-90 wildlife and safety

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 23, 2011 01:50 PM |

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.

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Partnering to stop poaching

Partnering to stop poaching

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 01, 2011 03:00 PM |

Mar 1 - Conservation Northwest is contributing to a poaching enforcement reward fund, helping catch those who illegally kill Washington wildlife, from wolves to elk.

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Bills harmful to wolves stalled for now

Bills harmful to wolves stalled for now

Posted by Erin Moore at Feb 17, 2011 07:00 PM |
Filed under: wolf

Feb 17 - Conservation NW helped successfully stall proposed legislation harmful to Washington's wolves.

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