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

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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"Climate change" ruling affects wildlife

"Climate change" ruling affects wildlife

Posted by Erin Moore at May 08, 2009 12:00 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Today Interior Secretary Salazar declined to reverse the second of the two Bush-era rule changes to the Endangered Species Act. The "polar bear" rule spells trouble not only for polar bears but for wildlife in Washington from mountain caribou to pikas to lynx to salmon.

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Half the way there for endangered species

Half the way there for endangered species

Posted by Erin Moore at Apr 28, 2009 12:00 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Interior Secretary Salazar and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, who oversee the major agencies that manage endangered species on land and sea, today promised to reinstate scientific consultation, a requirement in the Endangered Species Act that has protected species for 20 years.

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What kids have to say for wolves

What kids have to say for wolves

Posted by Erin Moore at Apr 14, 2009 12:00 AM |

Gradeschool students at the Methow Community School had these things to say about the recent poaching of wolves nearby.

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