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

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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Pacific fishers on the winter solstice

Pacific fishers on the winter solstice

Posted by gwilson at Dec 22, 2008 05:05 PM |

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.

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Strong suit to protect wolverines

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 30, 2008 05:50 PM |

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.

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Backroom deal may hurt, not help, Northwest forests

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 11, 2008 10:00 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

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.

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Hot off the press on wolves

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 30, 2008 11:55 AM |

The return of the first documented wolf pack to Washington has generated a lot of press...

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100% wolf: Washington's first confirmed wolf pack

100% wolf: Washington's first confirmed wolf pack

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 23, 2008 05:30 PM |
Filed under: What's Hot

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed that two collared adult wolves in the Methow are wild wolves.

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Protections for Northern Rockies wolves restored

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 21, 2008 12:00 AM |

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.

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A public process for grizzly bears

Posted by Erin Moore at May 15, 2008 12:00 PM |

The long-stalled recovery plan for the highly endangered North Cascades grizzly bear is finally kick-started into motion.

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Habitat Needs for Canada Lynx

Posted by Erin Moore at Apr 04, 2008 12:25 PM |

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).

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Dire Straits for Wolverine?

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 18, 2008 01:37 PM |
Filed under: wolverine wolf

US Fish and Wildlife officials declare that they will not use the Endangered Species Act to protect the rare wolverine.

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Wolves in Washington

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 04, 2008 01:00 PM |

Wolves have been delisted from ESA protection; wolf sightings are on the rise in northeastern Washington; state wolf conservation plan in the works.

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