New science exhibits need for wildlife crossing structures in Southwest Washington

Doris Duke Conservation Scholars: Notes from the field

Staff members, Jen and Laurel, recap their research-filled summer with Doris Duke Conservation Scholars. This summer, the Central Cascades Watershed Restoration Program had the good fortune of working with two bright young interns – Tracy Mai and Minerva Rivera – from the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, which works to promote biocultural conservation – a broad endeavor to … Continued

Volunteer opportunities with Conservation Northwest’s Auction & Dinner: Hope for a Wild Future

Returning for its 19th year, our “Hope for a Wild Future” Auction & Dinner is requesting volunteers! Looking for new opportunities to connect with fellow conservationists? Consider joining our 2022 auction volunteer team! We’ll need assistance in setting up the venue, checking in guests, coordinating the silent auction, and much more! This year, Conservation Northwest … Continued

Money Alone Cannot Meet our Fire and Resilience Challenge 

By Mitch Friedman, Conservation Northwest Executive Director Conservation Northwest has long called for the restoration of America’s forest ecosystems at a massive scale. Back in 2006, I published this article. Two years later I gave this speech proposing a Restoration Marshall Plan. Time has only affirmed our ideas and heightened the challenge while the Forest … Continued

Volunteer opportunities with our Community Wildlife Monitoring Project

With spring training on the horizon, the Community Wildlife Monitoring Project is seeking new volunteers and team leads! Conservation Northwest leads the Community Wildlife Monitoring Project (CWMP), a volunteer-driven program that documents rare and recovering species to support research and conservation efforts throughout the Northwest. Whether you are near the Cascade Mountains, northeast Washington, or … Continued

Lynx Reintroduction: Notes from the field

By Dave Werntz, Conservation Northwest Science and Conservation Director A common adage is that if you take a job you love, you will never work another day in your life. My first week of February brought that home. I had the privilege of spending that week playing in the snow and chasing Canada lynx with … Continued