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

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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A step forward for North Cascades grizzly bears

A step forward for North Cascades grizzly bears

Posted by Erin Moore at Apr 04, 2009 12:00 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Washington's Representative Rick Larsen supports an appropriations earmark of $1 million for the US Fish and Wildlife Service to move forward with recovering the endangered North Cascades grizzly bear.

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Loss hits Washington's first wolf pack

Loss hits Washington's first wolf pack

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 27, 2009 03:42 PM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Two residents of Twisp are suspected of illegally trapping and shooting one and possibly two endangered gray wolves and attempting to send a wolf pelt to Canada. DNA testing confirmed that the wolf was a member of Washington's newly discovered Lookout Pack, likely one of the pups.

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High support for wolf recovery in Washington

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 19, 2009 10:58 AM |

A public opinion survey from 2008 on hunting and wildlife management in Washington showed the large majority of Washington residents (75%) support allowing wolves to recover in Washington.

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Northern Rocky Mountain wolves to lose protection?

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 06, 2009 05:10 PM |

On Mar 2009, wolves in eastern Washington, could lose protection as Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announces that he plans to uphold a Bush Administration rule removing federal protection from gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and Greater Yellowstone region.

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Kettles left out of lynx critical habitat rule

Posted by Erin Moore at Feb 24, 2009 06:05 PM |

The US Fish and Wildlife Service's final critical habitat rule for Canada lynx excludes entire areas in northeastern Washington important to recovery and conservation of the endangered wild cat. Conservation groups plan to challenge the rule.

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Chalk up one for caribou

Posted by Erin Moore at Feb 23, 2009 03:05 PM |

In February 2009 the British Columbia government announced the legalization of a mountain caribou recovery plan that protects millions of acres of caribou habitat from logging and associated road building. That's an area eight times the size of the entire North Cascades National Park.

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Wolves on the world wide web

Posted by Erin Moore at Feb 12, 2009 06:00 PM |
Filed under: What's Hot

The Western Wolf Coalition has launched a new website, www.westernwolves.org, aimed to deliver "just the facts" on gray wolves to the general public.

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Hope for wolves

Posted by Erin Moore at Jan 28, 2009 11:50 AM |

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.

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Hope builds as more fishers are released

Posted by Erin Moore at Jan 17, 2009 05:00 PM |

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.

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