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

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.

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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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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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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.

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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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A homecoming for fisher

Posted by Jasmine Minbashian at Feb 28, 2008 07:25 PM |
Filed under: fisher

In 2008, eighteen Pacific fishers return home to their forest habitat in Washington State for the first time in over 80 years.

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Wildlife-Related Recreation Spending

Posted by Erin Moore at Feb 11, 2008 01:00 AM |

Americans spent $120 billion on wildlife-related recreation in 2006; much of that was to simply watch wildlife.

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Legacy Roads Act of 2007

Posted by Erin Moore at Dec 10, 2007 12:00 AM |
Filed under: Roads

Explanation of the breakdown of funds for Washington State as appropriated in 2008 in the Legacy Roads Act

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