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

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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In Man vs. Wolf, Northwest wolves star on Discovery Channel

In Man vs. Wolf, Northwest wolves star on Discovery Channel

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 05, 2012 06:50 PM |

July 5 - Millions of people are expected to watch a captivating special on Northwest wolves airing Saturday, July 7 (8 pm, times may vary), on the Discovery Channel.

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Next step taken for Lake Whatcom forest park

Next step taken for Lake Whatcom forest park

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 04, 2012 05:40 PM |
Filed under: Lake Whatcom What's Hot

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.

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Transportation bill keeps wildlife and motorists safe

Transportation bill keeps wildlife and motorists safe

Posted by Jen Watkins at Jul 04, 2012 12:00 AM |

July 4 - Holiday travel just got safer: Congress has approved a bill that helps prevent wildlife collisions on our highways - protecting drivers, passengers, and animals.

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Why I-90 wildlife bridges?

Why I-90 wildlife bridges?

Posted by rturnblom at Jun 01, 2012 12:00 AM |

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.

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Learn to track wildlife

Learn to track wildlife

Posted by rturnblom at Jun 01, 2012 12:00 AM |

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.

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Lake Whatcom gains ground

Lake Whatcom gains ground

Posted by rturnblom at May 22, 2012 12:00 AM |
Filed under: Lake Whatcom

May 22 - The county council voted to reconvey thousands of acres of forest around Lake Whatcom. The proposed forest park preserve could become Washington's biggest park, benefiting forest and human health, clean drinking water and opportunities for recreation.

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