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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
To protect grizzly bears in southwestern BC, conservation groups including Conservation Northwest sent a letter (PDF) urging the BC government to withhold approval for the Upper Lillooet Hydropower Project.
Nov 30 - Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, Conservation Northwest and the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest resolved concerns for wildlife, water, and forests in the Manastash near Ellensburg, allowing the Walter Springs Project to move forward.
Sept 15 - Will Cascades wolves retain federal endangered species act protections? The US Fish and Wildlife Service is currently deciding, and Conservation Northwest and others called on President Barack Obama to maintain Endangered Species Act protection for wolves in the Pacific Northwest.
Jul 25 - This summer, call in your grizzly bear sightings to 1-855-GO GRIZZ! BC biologists and US counterparts hope to invest citizens in a similar vein through citizen science and monitoring. Hotline reports are screened by trained volunteers and forwarded on to BC biologists, who will follow up with field verification.
July 4 - Yesterday, Washington's Board of Natural Resources voted to approve a land exchange necessary to assemble lands into the right pattern for transfer into a Lake Whatcom Forest Preserve Park.
June 1 – This Memorial week was full of reminders of why building Washington’s first wildlife overpass on I-90 is elemental as a safer mode of transportation for animals and people alike.
Jun 1 - Want to keep track of wildlife this summer and fall? Check out the variety of wildlife tracking training courses offered by David Moskowitz and the Wilderness Awareness School! Visit conservationnw.org.
May 7, 2012 - [video] Locals, ski guides, and Olympic gold medalists rallied in Invermere, BC, for grizzly bears and against a proposed Jumbo glacier resort.
Mitch Friedman and the related success of Conservation Northwest are featured in Pacific Northwest Magazine, Sunday insert to the Seattle Times.
Feb 2 - The Department of Agriculture has awarded the Northeast Washington Forest Vision 2020 project $968,000, naming it one of the top Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program projects in the nation. The project can now begin forest restoration and job creation on the Colville National Forest in northeastern Washington.