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

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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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Quieter winter for Selkirks' endangered caribou

Quieter winter for Selkirks' endangered caribou

Posted by bchristensen at Dec 03, 2010 06:20 PM |
Filed under: caribou What's Hot

Federal and state agencies announced today they will step up patrols in the Selkirk Mountains this winter to help protect the highly endangered mountain caribou that winter in the range from snowmobilers who illegally access areas closed to protect the endangered species.

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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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