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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
The world’s southernmost caribou need all the protection they can get! Tell USFWS not to downlist WA’s woodland caribou.
Ranchers have begun turning out cows and calves onto seasonal grazing lands. Some of those lands overlap with territory home to Washington’s recovering wolves. And that’s where you’ll find livestock under the watchful eye of range riders co-sponsored by Conservation Northwest.
Submit a comment by July 18 to WDFW to support Washington’s recovering wolves. The agency is considering new proposals for managing predator/prey relationships and developing a plan to manage wolves after they are no longer classified as an endangered species.
A non-lethal wolf mitigation tool that's centuries-old is helping prevent wolf-livestock conflict in the Teanaway Valley this spring. And Conservation Northwest staff and volunteers were happy to lend a hand to the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife to put it in place.
USFWS may downgrade protections for Selkirks caribou, deeming them "threatened" and no longer "endangered," in response to a petition from the Pacific Legal Foundation, which represents snowmobile interests in northern Idaho.
On April 8 the Whistler community welcomed the Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative at "A night with the grizzlies."
The illegally killed wolf was once part of the Smackout Pack in northeast Washington. Today, Conservation Northwest and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced a reward for up to $7,500 to anyone who can offer information leading to the conviction of the person or persons involved in the illegal killing of a female collared gray wolf.
The newest field season report by the Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project underscores the value of wildlife monitoring to conserve Washington's wildlife and habitat.
Whatcom County residents joined local elected and community leaders in commemorating the new Lake Whatcom park, looking forward to a public process for new trails and recreation.
Conservation Northwest has completed its Columbia Highlands Initiative Capital Campaign, securing 1,024 acres in a critical habitat pathway for wildlife between the Cascades and the Rockies.
WADOT and I-90 Wildlife Bridges Coalition offer a 2014 Bridging Futures scholarship, asking high school juniors and seniors: “How should our future highways best protect wildlife?”
The Spokesman-Review on Sunday ran a feature article telling the story of Conservation Northwest's budding range rider program. This last season, 2013, Conservation Northwest expanded the program to sponsor range riders for three ranch families in Washington.