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KPLU and Conservation Northwest are teaming up to create nesting habitat for birds near Mount Rainier
US Senate passes its annual resolution declaring the importance of protecting endangered species.
The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act, introduced today, recognizes the need for wildlife for room to roam to survive in the modern world and as they seek new habitat in response to climate change.
Reintroduction of Pacific fishers, a small native mammal, to Washington's Olympic Peninsula, comes to a successful finish. The animals will continue to be tracked and monitored by remote camera and radio collar.
Twelve more fishers were released in mid January bringing the total number of released fishers to 77.
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.
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.
Conservation Northwest staff joined other coalition members to testify against the Cross-Base Highway and urge protection for Washington's rare prairie habitat.
This fall hundreds of citizens showed up at a round of twelve public hearings held around the state on recovery of Washington's wolves.
I-1033, was soundly rejected by voters 55%-45%. This was Mr. Eyman's second consecutive landslide defeat.