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

Coast to Cascades offers reward for info on Jewel's killer

Coast to Cascades offers reward for info on Jewel's killer

Posted by Erin Moore at Nov 03, 2013 01:00 PM |

The Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative has condemned the killing of Jewel, one of the few remaining females in the Stein-Nahatlatch grizzly bear population south of Lillooet. Two initiative member groups, Conservation Northwest and Pemberton Wildlife Association have posted a reward of $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

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Jewel of a BC grizzly bear killed

Jewel of a BC grizzly bear killed

Posted by Erin Moore at Oct 31, 2013 02:00 PM |

Jewel and Jinx are two of a handful of females in a cohort of grizzly bears in southwest BC that is disappearing, victims of low numbers, genetic isolation, and too many preventable deaths; all a function of habitat fragmentation.

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Wild Links for Cascadia wildlife

Wild Links for Cascadia wildlife

Posted by Erin Moore at Oct 21, 2013 12:00 AM |

In a climate changed world, the North Cascades will serve as refuge for wildlife on the move on both sides of the U.S./Canadian border. To help, Conservation Northwest hosted the Wild Links conference October 16-17, 2013, at Manning Park BC.

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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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