Coalitions and collaborative campaigns
Collaboration is a vital tactic for creating durable conservation progress. Conservation Northwest is proud to be part of ground-breaking coalitions that address issues crucial to wildlife, wildlands and people. We know that by working together, we’re building a stronger, wilder future for the Great Northwest!
We also host a yearly WildLinks Conference and science briefing that gathers together scientists, agency staff, other experts, and interested citizens from Washington and British Columbia to share ideas and better coordinate keeping our transboundary region’s wildlife habitat healthy and connected.
Current coalitions and collaborative programs:
- Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy
- Arid Lands Initiative
- Cascadia Partner Forum (coordinating organization)
- The Cascades Carnivore Connectivity Project
- Citizen Science Wildlife Monitoring Program (British Columbia)
- Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project (lead organization)
- Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition
- Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative (administering organization)
- Environmental Priorities Coalition
- Friends of the North Cascades Grizzly Bear (coordinating organization)
- I-90 Wildlife Bridges Coalition (administering organization)
- I-90 Wildlife Watch (lead organization)
- Keep Jumbo Wild!
- Methow Headwaters
- Mountain Caribou Project
- Murrelet Survival Project
- National Wildlife Federation (Washington state affiliate)
- Northwest Wildlife Camera Network
- North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative
- Northeast Washington Forestry Coalition
- Our Sound, Our Salmon campaign
- Pacific Wolf Coalition
- Safe Passage Highway 97
- Save Our Wild Salmon
- Voices of Cascadia (coordinating organization)
- Washington Prescribed Fire Council
- Washington Watershed Restoration Initiative
- Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition
- Washington Wildlife Habitat Connectivity Working Group
- Working for Wildlife Initiative (coordinating organization)
Supporters of Conservation Northwest are part of a greater whole. On many fronts, we are keeping the Northwest wild!
As a non-partisan non-profit organization, we do not endorse candidates for public office. We occasionally support state, local and regional political campaigns relevant to our mission of keeping the Northwest wild. Currently we are endorsing:
- Yes on Initiative 1631 – This climate initiative supports our program objectives for wildlands and wildlife, Washington’s rural and urban communities, and a healthier future for our planet.
And past successful partnerships that we’ve led
Some of the coalitions we initiated or worked within have finished their work, but live on in their accomplishments and the inspiration they continue to give, including: