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

Standing up for America's last remaining caribou

Standing up for America's last remaining caribou

Posted by bchristensen at Jan 31, 2013 02:05 PM |

Conservation Northwest joined forces with other groups this week to launch a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency’s decision to cut more than 90 percent of protected critical habitat in Idaho and Washington for the critically endangered mountain caribou.

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Washington wolf bills 2013

Washington wolf bills 2013

Posted by Erin Moore at Jan 25, 2013 07:45 PM |

A run down of the wolf bills before the state legislature as of March 2013. Conservation Northwest supports bills that promote proactive wolf-livestock conflict avoidance.

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Sawmill Creek protected

Sawmill Creek protected

Posted by Erin Moore at Jan 22, 2013 04:00 PM |

The next win in a process begun years ago by our alliance, The Cascades Conservation Partnership: Forterra has protected 344 acres of Sawmill Creek's towering old growth, wildlife habitat, and watershed.

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Wildlife wins with Gov

Wildlife wins with Gov

Posted by Jen Watkins at Dec 22, 2012 12:00 AM |

The outgoing Governor Gregoire's vision for moving forward with transportation in our state details several wins for wildlife, and raises a few questions as the legislative session begins.

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Power project threatens BC grizzly bears

Power project threatens BC grizzly bears

Posted by Erin Moore at Dec 08, 2012 12:00 AM |

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.

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What’s next for Jumbo grizzlies

What’s next for Jumbo grizzlies

Posted by mmillay at Dec 03, 2012 12:00 AM |

Dec 3 - Ktunaxa First Nation appeals to supreme court to protect grizzly bears and habitat and stop a mega-resort in their traditional lands in the Jumbo Valley, BC.

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Agreement reached in the Manastash

Agreement reached in the Manastash

Posted by Jen Watkins at Nov 30, 2012 12:00 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

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.

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Protections proposed for prairie wildlife

Protections proposed for prairie wildlife

Posted by Erin Moore at Nov 22, 2012 12:35 AM |

Streaked horned lark and Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly could gain protections, along with Washington’s native woodland prairies. Public comment deadline is December 9, 2012.

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Cascades carnivore project interim report released

Cascades carnivore project interim report released

Posted by Jen Watkins at Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM |

Monitoring volunteers with Conservation NW gain data for the story of carnivores including black bears in the I-90 wildlife corridor.

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Murrelet habitat going under the saw?

Murrelet habitat going under the saw?

Posted by mmillay at Nov 02, 2012 12:20 PM |

Nov 2 - Conservation Northwest and twenty other conservation groups are urging the Obama Administration to halt a recent agreement and maintain protections for nearly 4 million acres of critical old-growth habitat for marbled murrelets.

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