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

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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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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