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
Author: Conservation Northwest
I-5 wildlife crossings and habitat fragmentation in Washington State. Connectivity matters more than ever.
The Community Wildlife Monitoring Program is seeking a handful of diverse and enthusiastic individuals with an interest in fieldwork to join our ranks as apprentices.
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.
Golden Brick Events invited us to host a handful of workshops focused on backpacking skills and wildlife camera monitoring during their sixth annual Refuge Outdoor Festival.
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
Requesting volunteers! We are going to be making an existing wildlife undercrossing more useable for wildlife like elk and safer for all species.
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
Support restoration efforts of pygmy rabbits in Columbia Basin by volunteering! Opportunity will be led by the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife and support from Conservation Northwest.
Mitch Friedman, Conservation Northwest Executive Director “Never in a million years did I think I’d ever see this,” said Mike Allison while touring the U.S. Capital Building. Mike is a councilman of the Upper Similkameen Indian Band. He was part of a delegation of First Nations and Tribal leaders from Washington (Colville), Alaska (Tlingit-Haida), Montana … Continued