Conservation Northwest's story as an organization: successes, coalitions, finances, staff, board, contacts
Proven and successful
For more than 20 years, we've
"Keeping the Northwest wild" since 1989, Conservation Northwest protects and connects old-growth forests and other wild areas from the Washington Coast to the BC Rockies: vital to a healthy future for us, our children, and wildlife.
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Today we are ensuring that region is wild enough to support wildlife, from wolves to grizzly bears to mountain caribou. We work with local communities on forest restoration, creating sustainable timber jobs and wilderness protection. We help ensure safe passage for wildlife, including those moving north and south in the Cascades and across the Canadian border, and east and west between the Cascades and Selkirks of the Rockies.
We are known for our accomplishments gained through creative and effective strategies, resulting in the protection of more than 350,000 acres of wild lands and the restoration of forests on hundreds of thousands of acres more. Our recent work in review is below, and you can see our successes near where you live on our interactive map.
Starting coalitions and forming partnerships, we have a history of finding solutions: from our pioneering protection of important lynx habitat in the Loomis State Forest to our cutting-edge work with The Cascades Conservation Partnership, protecting and connecting old-growth forests, wildlife habitat, and trails.
Our board is passionate and driven to protect wildlife and connect wildlands in the greater Northwest.
Our finances: Conservation Northwest is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with three offices and sixteen staff around the state that are supported by around 5,000 families and hundreds of volunteers who together provide 70 percent of our funding. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Our non-profit federal tax-exempt number is 94-3091547 and our Washington State UBI # is 601 135 446.
And beyond: Our timeline