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

Wolves are the new normal

Wolves are the new normal

Posted by Erin Moore at Oct 05, 2012 02:35 PM |

Oct 5 - Wolves were the main focus of a meeting of Washington's Fish and Wildlife Commission, and nearly 100 people showed up to comment for continued recovery of wolves in Washington.

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It's come to this

It's come to this

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 20, 2012 11:25 AM |

“We have been strong advocates for exhausting all non-lethal means possible to avoid this situation and are extremely disappointed that it has come to this,” Mitch Friedman, Conservation Northwest.

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Uniquely Pacific Northwest wolves

Uniquely Pacific Northwest wolves

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 15, 2012 12:00 AM |

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.

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First major test of the wolf plan

First major test of the wolf plan

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 04, 2012 05:20 PM |

Evidence that Washington's Wedge Pack wolves were responsible for killed and injured cattle was inconclusive at first. But experts now agree that some members of the pack are involved, triggering depredation responses as outlined in the 2011 wolf plan.

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Wedge Pack wolf killed

Wedge Pack wolf killed

Posted by Erin Moore at Aug 07, 2012 12:00 AM |
Filed under: Washington's wolves

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced that its agents killed a female wolf from the Wedge Pack, located near the Canadian border in Stevens County in northeast Washington.

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Global photography awards feature Paul Bannick

Global photography awards feature Paul Bannick

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 30, 2012 12:00 AM |

Through Nov 24, 2012, Seattle's Burke Museum features winning photos from the International Conservation Photography Awards, including an image of a snowy owl in full flight by Paul Bannick of Conservation Northwest.

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Meeting Ferry County disaster with donations, volunteers

Meeting Ferry County disaster with donations, volunteers

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 27, 2012 01:45 PM |

You can help people living in Ferry County in the Columbia Highlands following wide-spread power outages from severe storms, visiting a new Ferry County Disaster Relief Fund donation site – there is also a tab specific to the Colville Tribe/Keller area.

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Cascades grizzly bears get BC hotline

Cascades grizzly bears get BC hotline

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 25, 2012 11:20 AM |

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.

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Lookout pack poachers sentenced

Lookout pack poachers sentenced

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 11, 2012 05:50 PM |

Three members of the White family of Twisp, WA, have been sentenced for their criminal roles in the poaching of members of the Cascade's Lookout wolf pack. The illegal killings reduced the pack to its present status of just two or three wolves, and the pack has not produced pups since.

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Ecological restoration thinning brings jobs

Ecological restoration thinning brings jobs

Posted by mmillay at Jul 06, 2012 12:15 PM |

July 6 - A new report predicts that thinning done in an ecologically sound way brings more timber jobs and restores Northwest forests. The report was jointly released by Conservation Northwest, the Geos Institute, the Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, and Oregon Wild.

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