Matchsticks or mosaic: Michael Liu on the Cub and Cedar Creek fires in the Methow

Help us fight for North Cascades grizzlies

The Trump Administration has put a halt to recovery for now, but we won’t give up until North Cascades grizzlies thrive again! By Matthew Brouwer, Development Director Last week we shared news that the Trump Administration’s Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt issued an order “terminating” the North Cascades Grizzly Bear Restoration Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), … Continued

Trump Administration terminates North Cascades grizzly recovery

Despite public support and scientific recommendation, Secretary of the Interior stops work on North Cascades grizzly restoration. Send your Members of Congress a message saying you support grizzly recovery in the North Cascades guided by science and community input.   As you may have seen reported in The Seattle Times, Bloomberg, NW Public Radio and local … Continued

Connecting the Cascades to the Rocky Mountains with a wildlife corridor

Connecting the North Cascades and the Rocky Mountains through habitat corridors, wildlife crossings, forest restoration and wilderness protection. By Chase Gunnell, Communications Directors “As the climate changes, big landscape-level connections are essential. For nearly 20 years, we’ve been trying to bridge together the Cascades to the Rockies, to protect the habitat corridor,” – Mitch Friedman, … Continued

2020 winter update from the Cascades Wolverine Project

New detections and track observations are strong progress for wolverine research in the North Cascades. PHOTOS AND TEXT BY DAVID MOSKOWITZ, CASCADES WOLVERINE PROJECT *Editor’s Note: David is a longtime Conservation Northwest colleague and contractor, including advising our Community Wildlife Monitoring Project. Conservation Northwest is proud to be a partner and sponsor of the Cascades … Continued

Gulo-rious photos in the North Cascades

One wolverine got up close and personal with a camera from our partners at the Cascades Wolverine Project! By Keiko Betcher, Communications and Outreach Associate With only an estimated three dozen wolverines (gulo gulo) living in Washington’s Cascades today, getting to see one of these fearless critters up close is a treat—even if this particular … Continued

The fear narrative: a barrier for grizzly bears

If our neighbors up north can coexist with grizzly bears, why can’t we? By Joe Scott, International Programs Director While the majority of Washingtonians support restoring grizzly bears to the backcountry of the North Cascades, opposition remains. And though we know that these bears will benefit the North Cascades Ecosystem while restoring a missing piece … Continued