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Posted by Alaina Kowitz at Mar 21, 2017 04:05 PM | Permalink
WILD NW Action Alert #272: Tell BLM to say No to industrial mining in the Methow Valley.
Along with our partners at the Methow Valley Citizens Council, we recently secured a court order to ensure Okanogan County considers social and environmental factors when designating county roads for off-road vehicle (ORV) and all-terrain vehicle (ATV) use.
State’s wolf population grew by 28% in 2016, but no new packs were confirmed in the Cascades.
We’re supporting efforts by the Washington State Legislature, livestock interests, and wildlife advocates to create a grant program to fund locally-run organizations that develop and implement ways to reduce conflicts with wolves.
While we admire Representative Zinke for being a Western outdoorsman who understands the beauty and value of our natural heritage, his stances on undermining environmental protections and prioritizing natural resource extraction cause great concern. If he is confirmed, we can only hope that the side of him we’ll see is that which has made strong statements in favor of keeping America’s national parks, forests, wildlife refuges and other public lands in federal hands.
WILD NW Action Alert #271: Rare opportunity to protect and restore marbled murrelet habitat on state lands.
We hope to see you tomorrow evening, Friday, February 24, for a happy hour and public meeting on North Cascades grizzly bears!
Join us on March 8, 2017 for a free film screening and panel discussion regarding grizzly bears in the North Cascades.
Conservation Northwest opposes House Bill 1872. We believe wolves are still recovering in our state, and wildlife managers should stick to recovery goals in the state’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan.
Posted by Chase Gunnell at Feb 13, 2017 03:45 PM | Permalink
Please join us at the meetings in your area! Attendance at these events will be vital for showing public support for grizzly bear restoration.
Posted by Chase Gunnell at Feb 09, 2017 01:05 PM | Permalink
Please submit a comment today voicing your support for grizzly bear restoration in the North Cascades through Alternative C: Incremental Restoration. Suggested comments are available below.
Posted by Chase Gunnell at Feb 01, 2017 06:30 PM | Permalink
We recommend that high-quality human presence be required on open range grazing as a condition for counting wolf depredations towards lethal removal.