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

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New wolf pack confirmed in the Washington Cascades

New wolf pack confirmed in the Washington Cascades

July 5 - Today, the Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) confirmed the second known pack of wolves in the Cascade Mountains in decades. The “Teanaway Pack” was first discovered by volunteers working for Conservation Northwest’s wildlife monitoring program.

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Wilderness gems recognized

Wilderness gems recognized

Posted by Erin Moore at Jun 30, 2011 05:30 PM |

Jun 30 - Colville and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forests released their proposed actions for forest plan revision today, including draft wilderness, travel, and other management recommendations. Public comment is invited through August 29th, and Conservation Northwest encourages comments in support of wilderness recommendations as part of a balanced plan for wilderness, restoration, and recreation.

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Justice for Lookout wolves

Justice for Lookout wolves

Posted by Erin Moore at Jun 09, 2011 04:40 PM |

The Methow Valley News broke the news June 9, 2011, that three Twisp area residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury with charges or killing several endangered Washington wolves, members of the Lookout Pack in the North Cascades.

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Real support for I-90 wildlife and connectivity

Real support for I-90 wildlife and connectivity

Posted by Erin Moore at May 16, 2011 12:00 AM |

Gov. Gregoire signs a final transportation bill that extends the I-90 upgrade through the Cascades, including plans for Washington’s first-ever wildlife crossing bridge in an important wildlife connectivity corridor.

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Status review of PNW wolves soon underway

Status review of PNW wolves soon underway

Posted by Erin Moore at May 05, 2011 04:55 PM |

Close on the heels of Congress removing federal protections for Northern Rockies wolves, federal biologists will start for endangered Cascades wolves a required 5-year status review in the Pacific Northwest.

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Northern Rockies wolves lose protection - what it means

Northern Rockies wolves lose protection - what it means

Posted by Erin Moore at Apr 14, 2011 12:00 AM |
Filed under: wolves What's Hot

A compromise budget bill just passed contained a rider that strips federal Endangered Species Act protections from Northern Rockies wolves. Wolves in the eastern third of Washington have lost federal protection; wolves west of there, namely the Lookout Pack, are not affected by the new law.

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Polled voters show wilderness suppport

Polled voters show wilderness suppport

In a new poll, 57% of voters polled in northeastern Washington support wilderness designation as part of a balanced plan for the Colville National Forest.

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Momentum builds for I-90 wildlife and safety

Momentum builds for I-90 wildlife and safety

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 23, 2011 01:50 PM |

Mar 21 - Momentum builds for safe passage for wildlife and people near Snoqualmie Pass in the Washington Cascades. The House affirms that the I-90 Project is a priority for transportation and wildilfe.

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Partnering to stop poaching

Partnering to stop poaching

Posted by Erin Moore at Mar 01, 2011 03:00 PM |

Mar 1 - Conservation Northwest is contributing to a poaching enforcement reward fund, helping catch those who illegally kill Washington wildlife, from wolves to elk.

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Wolverine: Ice-age survivor

Wolverine: Ice-age survivor

Posted by Erin Moore at Dec 14, 2010 05:10 PM |

Dec 14 - Wolverines, a rare forest predator, are judged by USFWS as "warranted but precluded" from protection under the Endangered Species Act. To survive climate change, they need more. We are redoubling our efforts to track their existence, protect and connect as much habitat for wolverines as we can, and push for full protections.

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