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

Lynx going critical in the Kettles

Lynx going critical in the Kettles

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 29, 2013 12:00 AM |

Once again comes a proposal for critical habitat to protect lynx, this time for 26 million acres spread across six northern states including Washington.

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Coast to Cascades launched to save grizzly bears

Coast to Cascades launched to save grizzly bears

Conservation Northwest has launched a collaborative effort to stem the ongoing loss of grizzly bear range and to promote grizzly bear recovery in the transboundary ecosystems of southwest British Columbia and northwest Washington.

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I-90 funding for the holidays?

I-90 funding for the holidays?

Posted by Jen Watkins at Sep 14, 2013 12:00 AM |

The I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project and a confirmed new first-ever I-90 wildlife bridge is at the top of Conservation Northwest's holiday wish list this year.

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A win for murrelets

A win for murrelets

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 11, 2013 07:00 AM |

Thanks to diligent efforts and top notch legal representation, protections will continue for marbled murrelets, a Northwest coastal bird. A federal district court has rejected a fourth attempt by the timber industry to open the threatened seabird's critical old growth habitat to logging.

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Wolf delisting deadline extended to Dec 17

Wolf delisting deadline extended to Dec 17

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 04, 2013 12:00 AM |

The comment deadline for protecting wolves in much of the United States including the Northwest has been extended to 10/28/13, with public hearings scheduled for Sacramento, Albuquerque, and Washington DC.

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Next steps, responsible riding

Next steps, responsible riding

Posted by Erin Moore at Aug 19, 2013 12:00 AM |

In response to Okanogan County ordinances allowing ATVs on high speed highways, Conservation Northwest and the Methow Valley Citizens Council have filed a lawsuit.

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Teanaway protection connects wildlife habitat

Teanaway protection connects wildlife habitat

Over 50,000 acres of rich watershed and habitat for wolves and other wildlife in the Teanaway River Valley will soon be acquired and managed as Washington State public land, thanks to the ongoing work of Forterra and other partners. The Teanaway acquisition adds to the Cascades habitat connectivity objectives spearheaded by Conservation Northwest through our Cascades Conservation Partnership.

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Monitoring report goes live

Monitoring report goes live

Posted by Erin Moore at Jun 27, 2013 12:00 AM |

During the winter field season, 72 citizen scientists with the Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project captured unique images of Washington's wolverines and documented the first use by wildlife of the I-90 Gold Creek underpass.

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For Cascades wolves, it's premature to remove protections

For Cascades wolves, it's premature to remove protections

Posted by Erin Moore at Jun 13, 2013 03:45 PM |

Conservation Northwest urges continued protection for Washington's Cascades wolves and their recognition as a distinct population. This approach would allow all the aspects of the Washington Gray Wolf Conservation and Management Plan to be fully implemented, while allowing for higher federal poaching fines and greater accountability to recovery goals.

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2015 promises I-90 wildlife overpass

2015 promises I-90 wildlife overpass

Posted by Erin Moore at May 24, 2013 12:00 AM |

Funding for the first wildlife overpass in the I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project has been signed into law by Washington Governor Jay Inslee. The overpass has long been sought by Conservation Northwest and members of the I-90 Wildlife Bridges Coalition to better connect Cascades habitat.

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