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What would more Wilderness mean for northeast Washington? [1%]
Want to know more about wilderness? Here's the skinny on the importance of this vital protection for our state's remaining wild places.
A Rendezvous with Jungle Hill, in the first [1%]
The Kettle Range Rendezvous was a couple weekends ago, in its 7th annual incarnation. On a Friday night some six hours out from Bellingham, I dropped down from ...
A landscape of change [1%]
It was encouraging to read about collaboration between conservation and timber interests in Arizona, where officials released a collaborative agreement about ...
A Friday for the future [1%]
Mitch headed off on vacation this week leaving behind some great accomplishments and good news from the northeast corner of the state and even more from the ...
Adopt a wilderness! [1%]
The Colville National Forest of northeastern Washington has oodles of wild roadless forest that deserve wilderness protection. We need you to adopt a ...
Sportsmen's groups hope to adapt to climate change [1%]
A new report from leading hunting and fishing groups helps steer the course for wildlife management efforts in the face of climate change.
Okanogan ranchers get a chance to preserve habitat [1%]
Just west of the Columbia Highlands and to the east of the North Cascades are the Okanogan and Similkameen valleys in central Okanogan County. Rich in ...
A visit to Sinlahekin and the past [1%]
Last week, I went on a field tour of grasslands conservation in the Similkameen River valley, which begins in southern British Columbia and flows past the ...
The long road 'round, from controversy to common ground [1%]
This spring, hundreds of people from northeastern Washington have watched a new documentary film, "From Controversy to Common Ground: The Colville National ...
A chance for the future of ranches [1%]
The choices for ranchers that need to put their long-held lands on the market are slim in an era of subdivision development pressures, yet there are sometimes ...
Balanced approach for wilderness makes dollars and sense [1%]
Business leaders in eastern Washington know a good thing when they see it, and many are buying into the innovative direction the Northeast Washington Forestry ...
Columbia Highlands proposal explained [1%]
You may have seen all the press around the public launch of the Columbia Highlands Initiative last week. We couldn't be more pleased with quality of the ...
Playing hard and protecting the playground: Kettle Range Rendezvous 2010 [1%]
No matter how busy my schedule is, I always make the annual Kettle Range Rendezvous a priority. When life gets busy, hiking, camping, and being actively ...
The great gray ghost of Washington [1%]
In Washington, the Columbia Highland’s region is one of two places where you might spy the five-foot wingspan of one of North America's most iconic birds. ...
Kettle Crest Cake Walk [1%]
45 mile hike on the Kettle Crest no cake walk
An eagle's eye tour of Washington's last frontier [1%]
"Why Conservation Northwest?" reason #2: As a member of Conservation Northwest, you are part of a vision of connected wildlands from the Rockies to the coast. ...
Collaboration is key, the movie! [1%]
"Why Conservation Northwest?" Reason #5 You want solutions for our region’s biggest conservation problems to stand the test of time. We make powerful changes ...
Help name a Kettle Range hiking gem [1%]
Conservation Northwest's Derrick Knowles, Kit McGurn from Seattle, and I recently trekked the first half of a proposed hiking trail route that traverses east ...
Wilderness trails get volunteer attention [1%]
Thousand of miles of trails are maintained in Washington’s designated wilderness areas each year using traditional hand-tools like crosscut and bow saws and ...
Thirteenmile - wildlife superhighway [1%]
2010 was a year of wildlife bridges, both physical and metaphorical, for Conservation Northwest, from the Wild Links connectivity conference to wildlife ...
A snowy jaunt with Senator Cantwell [1%]
Almost 36 years ago, Republic pharmacist Dick Slagle had a dream to gain lasting protection for wild and unroaded national forest lands in northeast ...
Spectacularly wild recreation [1%]
The western edge of the Columbia Highlands offers spectacular scenery, long hiking season, non-existent crowds and abundant wildlife. People from both sides of ...
Riding and hiking the Selkirks [1%]
Spokane area conservationists and equestrians Kim Thorburn and Terry Allen have a goal of hiking and horseback riding to the top of all the 5000' or higher ...
Why wilderness, why now? [1%]
Big, imminent threats to wildlands like a proposed road and logging plan and mining proposals tend to really motivate the American public to voice their deep ...
Best bets for Selkirks bruins [1%]
The story of settlement of the West includes one of the nation’s most tragic near-disappearing acts: grizzly bears. But today, the bears are starting to come ...
A step in the right direction [1%]
For over thirty five years, local citizens have worked tirelessly to see the stunning wildlands of the Colville National Forest’s Kettle Crest and Selkirk ...
Gibraltar Trail excitement, from picks to Pulaskis [1%]
Using sweat of their brows and hand tools from picks to Pulaskis, volunteers are turning rock and dirt into a five-star Gibraltar Trail for those on mountain ...
Why Colville wilderness needs you [1%]
When I was a child, conservationists rallied to permanently protect a portion of the Colville National Forest. These days, the threats to our wild places are ...
They ain't making any more of it [1%]
Think we have too much wilderness? Me neither. Tell the Forest Service to protect all the qualifying roadless lands in the Colville National Forest.
A member hikes the Highlands [1%]
Conservation Northwest member Jay Friedman shares his experiences hiking the varied landscapes of the Columbia Highlands, and what he--and his pup--thinks of ...
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