"Wild Links" yearly science briefing
Conservation Northwest hosts an ongoing "Wild Links" science briefing to share ideas and coordinate better links between wildlife, habitat - and scientists and other experts.
Wild Links is our annual wildlife briefing that gathers together scientists, other experts, and interested citizens to share ideas and better coordinate keeping our region's wildlife and wildlife habitat wild and connected.
In 2011, we focused on coordinating across political borders to help species and ecosystems adapt to a changing climate. In 2012, at the North Cascades Institute off Hwy 20, we hosted a one-and-a-half day invitation-only meeting to build off of the robust information shared at the past two years events that launched the Cascadia Partner Forum. In 2013, we gathered at Manning Park Resort to share share information and increase our transboundary coordination on climate adaptation for species and ecosystems. This year we'll return to North Cascades Institute to continue coordination and dedicate time to sharing information priority adaptation issues identified by the Cascadia Partner Forum for the coming year: grizzly bear, salmon, ecological connectivity, and access management .
We thank all of our sponsors and partners that make each year's gathering a success, and the attendees who take time to join in the dialogue for wildlife and connected habitat.
Review the information shared over the past six years with the links below, and mark this webpage to see how the event evolves.
Wild Links archives
2014 WildLinks - This year's WildLinks conference will again focus on the transboundary Cascadia region and important connecting ecosystems in partnership with the Cascadia Partner Forum. This year's conference will take place November 10-12, 2014 at the North Cascades Institute.
2013 WildLinks - A workshop of the Cascadia Partner Forum. Read the Summary Report prepared by Jon Bepple providing an overview of presentations, discussion, and side meetings held during the meeting.
2012 WildLinks - Building off past years.
Moving forward for transboundary coordination in the Cascadia ecosystem for species and habitats in a changing climate.
2011 WildLinks - Coordinating across political borders to help species and ecosystems adapt to a changing climate.
Event summary and links to presentations, breakout group agendas, and resource page links shared at conference.
2010 Wild Links - Building partners, connecting habitat, adapting to change
Event summary and links to presentations from this two-day conference in Seattle, WA, co-hosted by the USFWS Great Northern and North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperatives.
2008 Wild Links - Planning for a Future with Working Landscapes and Wildlife Linkages
Event summary about this two-day conference focused on wildlife and lands from the North Cascades to northeastern Washington.
2007 [the first] Wild Links - Washington's Cascades
Event summary from this one-day conference focused on Washington's North Cascades.