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

Linking up for habitat

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 23, 2008 04:52 PM |

Seventy people ranging in interests from scientists to those in conservation and the timber industry met in September in northeastern Washington to talk about working landscapes and wildlife linkages as part of Conservation Northwest's 2008 Wild Links conference.


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.


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...


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.


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.


Championing wolverines

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 08, 2008 10:00 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

This month Conservation Northwest and others filed an intent to sue the federal government for refusing to protect wolverines, an important and reclusive endangered forest carnivore. Wolverines are the ultimate survivors, able to live in mountains that routinely get 20 feet of snow. But can they survive the Bush administration?


Wolves in the Methow?

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 01, 2008 03:50 PM |

It might be wolves captured on camera near the Methow valley. The possible return of wolves to the Cascades is great news.


Transmission line threatens Methow shrub-steppe

Posted by Erin Moore at Jun 02, 2008 01:28 PM |

The movement to stop an ill-advised new transmission line planned by the local PUD for the Methow Valley continues as local community opponents vow to take their arguments against the divisive powerline all the way to the Washington Supreme Court.


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.


Relief for Murrelets

Posted by Erin Moore at May 09, 2008 12:00 PM |

The USFWS reverses itself and decides to keep, not reduce, critical habitat for marbled murrelets.


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