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

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.


Cougars and you

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 11, 2008 04:27 PM |

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.


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.


Goat Mountain Protected

Posted by Erin Moore at May 04, 2008 12:00 PM |

Goat Mountain near Mt. St. Helens protected from a proposed copper mine.


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).


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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