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Obama's first act as President was to order federal agencies to stop all pending regulations pushed through by the Bush administration. The action temporarily blocks the proposed delisting, or loss of protection, for Northern Rockies gray wolves, including those in the Columbia Highlands.
Fifteen more fishers were released into Olympic National Park, bringing to a total of 47 fishers that have been released in a joint effort led by Conservation Northwest, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, and other groups to reestablish this endangered native forest mammal to Washington.
Fourteen more fishers were released into snowy forests of the Olympic National Park as part of a reestablishment plan supported by Conservation Northwest. The end-of-year event brings to nearly three dozen the total number of the cat-sized forest carnivores released in 2008.
Conservation Northwest and others have filed suit against the Bush administration for its failure to protect wolverines, rare in the US, under the Endangered Species Act.
A coalition of conservation organizations, including Conservation Northwest, have filed a lawsuit against the Bush administration for illegally steering $350 million of returned "softwood" lumber (fir, cedar, pine) tariffs to forestry foundations dominated by big timber.
The return of the first documented wolf pack to Washington has generated a lot of press...
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed that two collared adult wolves in the Methow are wild wolves.
In a victory for the gray wolves of the Northern Rockies and northeastern Washington, a federal judge in Montana on Friday, July 18, reinstated federal Endangered Species Act protections for wolves.
The long-stalled recovery plan for the highly endangered North Cascades grizzly bear is finally kick-started into motion.
Until April 28, 2008, the Fish and Wildlife Service seeks comments on lynx critical habitat, including in Washington's Kettle River Range (including the Wedge), and Selkirk Mountains (Little Pend Oreille and Salmo-Priest).
US Fish and Wildlife officials declare that they will not use the Endangered Species Act to protect the rare wolverine.
Wolves have been delisted from ESA protection; wolf sightings are on the rise in northeastern Washington; state wolf conservation plan in the works.