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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.
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.
The Bush administration is once again out to plunder the Endangered Species Act, America's safety net for the most endangered plants and animals.
The return of the first documented wolf pack to Washington has generated a lot of press...
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed that two collared adult wolves in the Methow are wild wolves.
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.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is briefing the Fish and Wildlife Commission on proposed amendments to cougar hunting regulations in Washington State and holding public hearings on cougar in Olympia and Spokane on Friday, July 18.
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?
It might be wolves captured on camera near the Methow valley. The possible return of wolves to the Cascades is great news.
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.