A changing Northwest climate makes habitat connectivity even more critical

A changing Northwest climate makes habitat connectivity even more critical

Protecting, connecting and restoring wildlands and wildlife to keep the Northwest wild and resilient in the face of climate change By Keiko Betcher, Communications and Outreach Associate Since our founding in 1989, Conservation Northwest’s mission has always been to keep the Northwest wild. We’re working toward our long-standing vision of large, connected landscapes that support … 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

Historic conservation success and opportunity

Legislation moving through Congress offers optimism for the economy, public health and conservation. By Mitch Friedman, Executive director We all know we’re living through a historic time. But did you know that amid the trauma related to public health, economic fallout, and the struggle for racial justice, we’re also experiencing historic conservation success and opportunity?  I … Continued

Conservation Northwest volunteer awarded by the National Wildlife Federation

Manoj Sarathy was selected as the 2020 National Conservation Young Leader for his work using computer science to improve wildlife monitoring projects. By Keiko Betcher, Communications and Outreach Associate This year, the National Wildlife Federation’s National Conservation Young Leader Award will go to an important member of our Conservation Northwest community. We’re proud to congratulate … 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

Report summary on Cascades to Olympics Connectivity

Cascades to Olympics program bolstered by new findings and conclusions from research on habitat connectivity in the Chehalis Basin. BY BRIAN STEWART, CASCADES TO OLYMPICS CONNECTIVITY CONTRACTOR Conservation Northwest’s new Cascades to Olympics program works to restore habitat and improve wildlife connectivity between Washington’s Cascades Range and Olympic Peninsula. The program geography stretches from Mount Rainier to … Continued

Wins for wildlife and wildlands in 2019

By Chase Gunnell, Communications Director To all our members, volunteers, advocates and partners, our team at Conservation Northwest hopes you’re enjoying a happy start to 2020! Your steadfast support makes our work keeping the Northwest wild possible. As we dive into a new year of protecting, connecting and restoring wildlife and wildlands across Washington and … Continued

Fisher reintroduction meets project goals thanks to your support

Thanks to an 18-year collaboration initiated by Conservation Northwest, and the support of our members, donors and US, Canadian and Indigenous allies, fishers are back in Washington! By Dave Werntz, Science and Conservation Director Despite heavy snow yesterday, our staff and agency partners reached a goal that we’ve been working towards for nearly two decades: … Continued