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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today legislators are hearing from the people of the Columbia Highlands about a balanced plan for restoration, sustainable forestry, recreation, and wilderness.
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.
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.
Biologists today confirmed the first sightings of newborn fishers in Washington State since restoration of the state-endangered species began two years ago.