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

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 |
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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 |
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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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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 |
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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 |
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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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