Govenor Inslee: Please Don’t Make Wolves’ Lives Harder

Govenor Inslee: Please Don’t Make Wolves’ Lives Harder

By Paula Swedeen, Ph. D., Conservation Northwest Senior Policy Director Washington has the best system in the western states for keeping wolves from getting killed for eating livestock. Yet several wolf advocate groups want to impose rules that could very likely result in more dead wolves. The Center for Biological Diversity, Washington Wildlife First, Western Watersheds … Continued

Notes from the Field: Wildlife Ambassador Project in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley

Conservation Northwest recently completed its pilot outreach project based near North Bend, WA. Dubbed as the Wildlife Ambassador Project, this effort connects people to the information they need to recreate with respect to wildlife across public lands. Conservation Northwest’s Seasonal Wildlife-Recreation Specialist was out in the field with volunteers each weekend from July 1 to September 3 to conduct outreach at the Middle Fork trailhead and campground. Below are her reflections on her summer working for Conservation Northwest.

Conservation Kids: Working with Okanogan High School

One of the great things about our work is meeting up with fantastic students around the state and teaming up together on conservation projects. Matt Danielson, our Okanogan Forest Sr. Coordinator, and Keith Watson, our Sagelands Program Coordinator, recently had a field day with the Okanogan High School Ecology Class to examine wildfire recovery and … Continued

Volunteers needed for Greenwater Watershed Restoration

Join us for one of the most coveted volunteer opportunities; riparian native-planting days near Enumclaw, Washington! Conservation Northwest’s Central Cascades Restoration Watershed Program and Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) are maximizing spring and are hosting two volunteer planting events open to the general public. This restoration work will help establish native plants in recovering areas of … Continued