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

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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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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