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WILD NW action alert #248: Tell the Army that sensitive ecosystems and cherished wilderness aren’t appropriate for helicopter training plan.
The cow belonged to one of seven Washington ranchers currently partnering with Conservation Northwest to implement “range riders”, herd supervisors that help deter depredations as the region’s wolf population recovers and their territory overlaps with public forest land now used in part for livestock grazing.
In June, the federal agencies released a summary report of the approximately 3,000 comments submitted during the scoping period. We are happy to say that of those who submitted comments in support of or opposition to grizzly bear restoration, supporters outweighed opponents by over 5 to 1!
New transportation bill fully funds I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project
Pilot program builds on 2014 success reducing conflicts, expands to work with seven ranchers in the territory of six Washington wolf packs
If we don’t act now, critically endangered species like elephants, tigers and lions could be gone within 10 years! That’s why we’re endorsing Initiative 1401, a campaign here in Washington State to strengthen penalties on the criminal enterprises that buy and sell products made from endangered species.
Based on the descriptions in the white paper, Conservation Northwest is excited about this upcoming bill, which looks to take a much more progressive approach to the issue of fire on our federal public lands.
The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will host a Listening Session in Okanogan, WA on June 11, 2015, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Okanogan County PUD Auditorium, 1331 2nd Ave North, Okanogan, WA 98840.
From elk and black bears to rare wolves and wolverines, wildlife are on the move in Washington’s Cascade Mountains. But for decades Interstate 90 has been a serious barrier to creatures traveling through some of the state’s richest habitat, impacting wildlife populations and putting both motorists and animals in danger. A project that broke ground on Tuesday, June 9th plans to change that.
WILD NW action alert #246: Please call or email state Sen. Andy Hill and urge him to include HB 2107 in the 2015-16 budget to safeguard wolf recovery.
State should halt hazardous logging operations in Carlton burn area, revise inadequate regulations on logging in post-fire landscapes to protect people, property, fish and wildlife.
Photographed at a wolverine monitoring site in the Chiwaukum area between Stevens Pass and Leavenworth, this is the first wolf officially documented in this area since wolf recovery began in Washington in the late 2000’s.