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May 20-26, 2012, is Washington's Bear Awareness Week. The state's grizzly bears persist in two places, in the North Cascades and in the Selkirks of northeast Washington.
May 7, 2012 - [video] Locals, ski guides, and Olympic gold medalists rallied in Invermere, BC, for grizzly bears and against a proposed Jumbo glacier resort.
Governor Gregoire signs a bill securing funding for design and construction in 2015 of Washington's first-ever wildlife overpass.
Mar 16 - Lynx may be denning near the Methow, where biologists have successfully radio collared a second female lynx.
Mar 15 - I-90 Wildlife Bridges is accepting submissions from kids grade K-12 for the annual Bridging Futures Art and Essay Contest!
Mitch Friedman and the related success of Conservation Northwest are featured in Pacific Northwest Magazine, Sunday insert to the Seattle Times.
Feb 29 - I-90 Wildlife Watch now has more than a year's worth of animal sightings in the Cascades near Snoqualmie Pass. The voluntary wildlife reporting website has received 7,000 visits from motorists, who together have documented 240 reports of live and dead animals.
Feb 2 - The Department of Agriculture has awarded the Northeast Washington Forest Vision 2020 project $968,000, naming it one of the top Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program projects in the nation. The project can now begin forest restoration and job creation on the Colville National Forest in northeastern Washington.
Apr 28-Jul 9 - The lush avian photography of acclaimed wildlife photographer Paul Bannick is featured in Spokane's downtown public library.
Jan 15 - The job of a commissioner is to look at the best science possible and make good decisions for wildlife, says Jay Kehne, who lives in Omak and works part-time for Conservation Northwest.