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

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Make I-90 Wildlife Watch part of your drive

Make I-90 Wildlife Watch part of your drive

Posted by Erin Moore at Nov 04, 2010 12:00 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

On Nov. 4, 2010, a new citizen-based wildlife monitoring project, I-90 Wildlife Watch, takes root, initiated by the I-90 Wildlife Bridges Coalition and other partners. It takes you!

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Northern spotted owl reprieve

Northern spotted owl reprieve

Posted by Erin Moore at Sep 27, 2010 12:00 AM |

In a win for Pacific Northwest old-growth forests, a federal judge has rejected the US Fish and Wildlife Service's Spotted Owl Recovery Plan and sent it back to the agency for revision.

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Partnering with ranchers on a forest legacy project

Partnering with ranchers on a forest legacy project

Posted by Jasmine Minbashian at Jul 20, 2010 11:30 AM |

In the Columbia Highlands, working ranches, small timber operations, and farms are not only the lifeblood of the community, they are vital to wildlife. Conservation Northwest is working with the Gothams and other stewards who have cared for family lands for generations to help ensure that these special place are safe from development.

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Legislation connects habitat for wildlife in honor of Earth Day

Legislation connects habitat for wildlife in honor of Earth Day

Posted by Barbara Christensen at Apr 21, 2010 09:35 PM |
Filed under: habitat What's Hot

The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act, introduced today, recognizes the need for wildlife for room to roam to survive in the modern world and as they seek new habitat in response to climate change.

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Fisher reintroduction finale!

Fisher reintroduction finale!

Posted by Erin Moore at Feb 25, 2010 04:00 PM |

Reintroduction of Pacific fishers, a small native mammal, to Washington's Olympic Peninsula, comes to a successful finish. The animals will continue to be tracked and monitored by remote camera and radio collar.

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Choosing a better path for Methow powerline

Choosing a better path for Methow powerline

Posted by Erin Moore at Jan 13, 2010 06:10 PM |
Filed under: habitat What's Hot

Conservation Northwest has filed a motion in Okanogan Superior court seeking to intervene in a lawsuit filed against Washington State by the Okanogan PUD. At issue is a new powerline that would punch though the largest remaining block of shrub-steppe habitat in the Methow valley and harm mule deer winter habitat.

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Congress listens on collaboration

Congress listens on collaboration

Posted by Barbara Christensen at Aug 14, 2009 03:20 PM |

Today legislators are hearing from the people of the Columbia Highlands about a balanced plan for restoration, sustainable forestry, recreation, and wilderness.

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In defense of lynx

Posted by Erin Moore at Jul 27, 2009 11:10 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

To defend protections for Canada lynx and help this wild cat weather the ravages of climate change, Conservation Northwest, The Lands Council, and others intervene in a lawsuit by snowmobile organizations to strike down lynx critical habitat.

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Murrelets must be protected

Posted by Erin Moore at Jun 18, 2009 12:25 PM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Rebuffing the anti-science stance of the Bush administration, the US Fish and Wildlife Service just released a report finding that continued protection of marbled murrelets in Washington, Oregon, and California is required.

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First documented fisher kits in the Olympics

First documented fisher kits in the Olympics

Posted by Barbara Christensen at May 28, 2009 12:00 AM |
Filed under: What's Hot

Biologists today confirmed the first sightings of newborn fishers in Washington State since restoration of the state-endangered species began two years ago.

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