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.
Category: Wildlife Monitoring
Conservation Northwest runs one of the largest volunteer-led wildlife monitoring programs in the nation. We are seeking dedicated individuals to carry out snow-tracking surveys for wildlife along interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass in the Washington Cascades.
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
A veteran’s perspective on the habitat connectivity internship in the Cascades to Olympics landscape By Cory Mounts, Cascades to Olympics intern Across the nation population growth and the associated development has continued to expand, as it has in Western Washington for the last several decades. This growth has forced conservationists to ask a fundamental question: … Continued
Wildlife crossings have made habitat in the Central Cascades more permeable for all wildlife, but to document a fisher on camera here is really special. Volunteers with our Community Wildlife Monitoring Project recently recovered a trail camera with photos of a fisher just a few miles northeast of the I-90 Wildlife Crossings! This could be … Continued
Garrett Brummel shares his experience working with the Veterans Ecological Trades Collective to monitor wildlife along I-5 during his Cascades to Olympics internship. By Garrett Brummel, Cascades to Olympics Intern As a first-year graduate student in Evergreen State College’s Masters of Environmental Studies program, I have been focusing most of my research on treponeme-associated hoof … Continued
Conserving wildlife and wildlife corridors while training veterans in conservation and habitat connectivity. By Brian Stewart, Cascades to Olympics Coordinator Through our Cascades to Olympics Program, we’re working to connect wildlife populations in southwest Washington long separated from their natural habitats by development and major highways like I-5. One area of interest along the I-5 corridor identified … Continued
Fishers and wolves and lynx, oh my! Check out our top photos from this year’s Community Wildlife Monitoring Project field season. By Laurel Baum, Community Wildlife Monitoring Project Coordinator Can you believe 2020 marks the 15th year of our Community Wildlife Monitoring Project (CWMP)? From beginning as the Rare Carnivore Remote Camera Project, which we … Continued
The Cascades Wolverine Project is gearing up for another winter field season and they need your help! By David Moskowitz, Stephanie Williams, and Drew Lovell, Cascades Wolverine Project *Editor’s Note: Conservation Northwest is proud to be a partner and sponsor of the Cascades Wolverine Project, a grassroots effort to support wolverine research and recovery in … Continued
New video offers tips on how to set up a remote camera site for the Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project Our Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project‘s summer remote camera season is underway, but the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that in-person trainings and group trips are a challenge. So with the help of Sophie Mazowita, one of our … Continued