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

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.


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.


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,, aimed to deliver "just the facts" on gray wolves to the general public.


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.


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.


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.


Protecting endangered species from harmful ruling

Posted by gwilson at Dec 11, 2008 05:25 PM |
Filed under: What's Hot

A lawsuit is being filed by conservation and fisherman groups, represented by Earthjustice, in response to the Bush administration's desperate weakening of environmental regulations.


Lively report released on Cascades wildlife

Posted by Erin Moore at Dec 04, 2008 12:22 PM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Hot off the press comes first year results from citizen monitoring of Cascades wildlife. Thousands of images of wildlife captured on camera by Conservation Northwest and others this past spring and summer are documented in the newly released report.


Move to protect spotted owls

Posted by Erin Moore at Nov 24, 2008 12:00 PM |

Conservation Northwest joined others to file suit to protect northern spotted owls and restore old-growth critical living habitat for the failing bird.


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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