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

Choosing a better path for Methow powerline

Choosing a better path for Methow powerline

Posted by Erin Moore at Jan 13, 2010 06:10 PM |
Filed under: habitat What's Hot

Conservation Northwest has filed a motion in Okanogan Superior court seeking to intervene in a lawsuit filed against Washington State by the Okanogan PUD. At issue is a new powerline that would punch though the largest remaining block of shrub-steppe habitat in the Methow valley and harm mule deer winter habitat.

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Happy New Year 2010 to fishers, the critter

Happy New Year 2010 to fishers, the critter

Posted by Erin Moore at Jan 11, 2010 07:30 PM |
Filed under: fisher wildlife habitat

The winter of 2009-2010 features the third and final winter of fisher releases. Pacific fishers, deep-forest hunter and smaller relative to the wolverine, are being reintroduced to Olympic National Park after an 80-year absence.

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Protecting rare prairie into the year 2040

Protecting rare prairie into the year 2040

Posted by Erin Moore at Nov 12, 2009 06:50 PM |

Conservation Northwest staff joined other coalition members to testify against the Cross-Base Highway and urge protection for Washington's rare prairie habitat.

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Wolf hearings well attended

Wolf hearings well attended

Posted by Erin Moore at Nov 11, 2009 01:00 AM |

This fall hundreds of citizens showed up at a round of twelve public hearings held around the state on recovery of Washington's wolves.

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Wildlife up, I-1033 down

Wildlife up, I-1033 down

Posted by Erin Moore at Nov 04, 2009 06:30 PM |

I-1033, was soundly rejected by voters 55%-45%. This was Mr. Eyman's second consecutive landslide defeat.

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Wild Links for people and wildlife

Wild Links for people and wildlife

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 25, 2009 12:00 AM |

Wild Links is our annual wildlife conference that joins people for wildlife in our region. Together we explore how best to protect and connect wildlife and habitat into the coming century. This year the briefing took on an international flair, and connectivity focus, in the Canadian Okanagan.

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Congress listens on collaboration

Congress listens on collaboration

Posted by bchristensen at Aug 14, 2009 03:20 PM |

Today legislators are hearing from the people of the Columbia Highlands about a balanced plan for restoration, sustainable forestry, recreation, and wilderness.

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In defense of lynx

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 27, 2009 11:10 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

To defend protections for Canada lynx and help this wild cat weather the ravages of climate change, Conservation Northwest, The Lands Council, and others intervene in a lawsuit by snowmobile organizations to strike down lynx critical habitat.

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Murrelets must be protected

Posted by Erin Moore at Jun 18, 2009 12:25 PM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Rebuffing the anti-science stance of the Bush administration, the US Fish and Wildlife Service just released a report finding that continued protection of marbled murrelets in Washington, Oregon, and California is required.

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First documented fisher kits in the Olympics

First documented fisher kits in the Olympics

Posted by bchristensen at May 28, 2009 12:00 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Biologists today confirmed the first sightings of newborn fishers in Washington State since restoration of the state-endangered species began two years ago.

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