The Conservation Connection: our monthly update on wildlands and wildlife conservation

The Conservation Connection, our monthly electronic newsletter, is typically distributed during the last week of every month.

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Past Conservation Connection issues:


  • April – Cascades to Olympics Program, Auction Highlights, Okanogan Forest Management, Wolves Annual Report, Legacy Roads Program, Conservation in the News
  • March – Highway 97 State Funded, Auction, Volunteer for Satsop River Highway, WDFW’s 10-year recreation strategy draft, Conservation Northwest is hiring, Conservation in the News
  • February – Lynx and Fisher reintroduction updates, Success from Highway 97 Janis Bridge, Finding Gulo event highlights, Chehalis River Alliance statement, CWMP volunteering opportunities, Conservation in the News
  • January – BC Mining Policy, Lorraine Loomis Act, Climate Audit, Range Rider Project, Sagelands Heritage, 7th Lynx Released, Conservation in the News


  • November – Canada Lynx, Director’s Blog, Infrastructure Package, Fishers Released, Refuge Outdoors, Nooksack Comments, Conservation in the News
  • October – Colville Lands, Wildlife-Recreation, State Forests, Cascades to Olympics, Wolverine Film, WDFW Conservation, Conservation in the News
  • September – Twisp Logging, I-90 Wildlife Watch, Solar Farms, Mount Rainier, Sea Witch Botanicals, Centralia Wildlife Area, Conservation in the News
  • August – Wildfires and Climate, State Forests Op-Ed, Central Cascades Update, Electronic Bikes, Snoqualmie Tribal Lands, Chehalis Basin Budget, Conservation in the News
  • July – Wildlife Act, Wildfire Dispatches, Snowtracking Report, Satsop Volunteers, Mine Expansion, Sagelands Support, Conservation in the News
  • June – Now Hiring, Cascades to Rockies, Wolf Updates, Coast to Cascades, Fisher Kits, Forest Field Program, Conservation in the News
  • April – Auction Thanks, Wolf Counts, Legislative Outcomes, Canadian Mines, Legacy Roads, GiveBIG, Conservation in the News
  • March – State Forests, Silent Auction, Grizzly Webinar, Beavers and Biochar, Sagelands Recovery, Respectful Recreation, Conservation in the News
  • February – Sagelands Film, 2021 Auction, B.C. Mines, Grizzly Letter, I-5 Wildlife Crossings, Wenatchee Pilot Project, Conservation in the News
  • January – Safe Passage 97, Trust Land Transfer, Legislative Priorities, Similkameen River, 2020 Accomplishments, Ecological Resilience, Conservation in the News


  • December – Goodbye, 2020, Wildlife Photos, Central Cascades, Sagelands Restoration, Wolverine Updates, Mission Project Win, Conservation in the News
  • November – 2020 Update, Endangered Grouse, Chehalis Dam, Giving Thanks, Working for Wildlife, Biden’s Agenda, Conservation in the News
  • October – VOTE for the Wild, Wolverine Protections, Bighorn Sheep, Holiday Giving, Range Rider Standards, Wildfires and Climate, Conservation in the News
  • September – Sagelands Fires, Impact Report, Transboundary Rivers, Members Month, I-5 Wildlife Crossings, Wolf Management, Conservation in the News
  • August – Safe Passage 97, Climate Change, Teanaway Wolf, Great Outdoors Act, Photo Contest, Refuge Outdoors, Conservation in the News
  • July – Great Outdoors Act, Wolves and Livestock , No Chehalis Dam, Grizzly Recovery, Wildlife Monitoring, Nooksack Logging, Conservation in the News
  • June – Diversity Resources, Forest Restoration, Little Crow Project, Great Outdoors Act, Colville Wild, Nooksack Dam, Conservation News
  • May – Restoration Jobs, Prescribed Fire, Chehalis Dam, Wildlife Crossings, Volunteer Recognition, GiveBIG, Conservation News
  • April – COVID Update, Wolf Counts, Earth Day 2020, Cascades to Rockies, Chehalis Dam, Healthy Watersheds, Conservation in the News
  • March – Online Auction, Stay Healthy, Wildlife Funding, Coast to Cascades, Restoring Gold Creek, Cascades Wolverines, Conservation News
  • February – 2020 Auction, Wolverine Photos, Healthy Watersheds, Safe Passage 97, Cascades to Olympics, I-90 Update, Conservation News
  • January – Tabs for Good, State Forests, Healthy Watersheds, Wildlife Funding, Wolverine Lawsuit, Chehalis Comments, Conservation News


  • December – 2019 Accomplishments, Safe Passage 97, Auction, Legislative Preview, Central Cascades, Fisher Journey, Conservation News
  • November – Holiday Giving, Safe Passage 97, Sagelands, Central Cascades, Wolf Recovery, Colville Forest, Conservation News
  • October – Cascades Fishers, Wolf Recovery, Marbled Murrelets, Blanchard Protected, Forest Restoration, Recovering Wildlife, Conservation News
  • September – Members Month, Sagelands Workshop, Grizzly Meeting, Murrelet Plan, Fisher Reintroduction, Habitat Restoration
  • August – Wolves and Range Riders, Special Thanks, Grizzly Comments, Grizzly Restoration, Central Cascades, Fisher Paper
  • July – SOS National Park, Colville Forest Plan, Recovering Wildlife, First Foods, Members, Wolves
  • June – Wolf Event, Skagit Headwaters, Membership, Bighorn Project, Columbia Highlands, Forest Science
  • May – Volunteer Events, Pronghorn Recovery, WDFW Underfunding, Wild Olympics, Wildlife Monitoring, Skagit Mining
  • April – 30th Anniversary, Equity & Justice, Wolf Packs, Scholarship Opportunity, Olympia Update, Wildlife Video, Skagit Mining
  • March – Highway 97 Crossing, Wildlife Funding, Wolverine Project, Pronghorn Recovery, Resilient Forests, 30th Auction & Dinner
  • February – 30th Auction & Dinner, Public Lands, Wildlife Funding, Grizzly Update, Snow Tracking, Wolf Recovery
  • January – 30th Anniversary, Wolf Research, Funding Wildlife, Animal Photos, Okanagan Park, New Staff


  • December – Give for Wildlife, 2018 Accomplishments, Fishers Returned, Wildlife Budget, Sagelands Conservation, Upper Wenatchee
  • November – Save LWCF, Wildlife Funding, Murrelet Habitat , Grizzly Blog, First Foods, Habitat Restoration
  • October – Okanogan Crossings, Volunteer Restoration, Murrelet Habitat, Cascades to Olympics, Refuge Outdoors, Sagelands Perspectives
  • September – I-90 Crossings, Okanogan Wildlife, Colville Forest Plan, Forest Restoration, Park Celebration, Blanchard Protected
  • August – Fires and Smoke, Togo Wolves, Endangered Species, I-90 Wildlife, Grasslands Fire, LWCF
  • July – Blanchard Celebration, Grizzly Report, Sagelands Flight, Wolf Behavior, Logging and Fire, DC Visit
  • June – New Wildlife Crossing, Grizzly Funding, Yes on 1631, Action Alerts, Pygmy Rabbits, WDFW Director
  • May – Wolverine News, Grouse Released, Central Cascades, Elk Crossing, Methow Forests, GiveBIG Thanks
  • April – Annual Auction, Grizzly Op-Ed, Wolf Updates, Sagelands Program, Recovering Wildlife Act, Caribou Survey
  • March – Grizzly Restoration, Forest Collaboration, Wolf Counts, Coexistence Science, Wildfire Funding, Wildlife Monitoring
  • February – Annual Auction, Public Lands, Safe Passage, Fisher Video, Grizzly Update, Blanchard Mountain
  • January – Blanchard Saved, Cascade Crossroads, Winter Tracking, Fisher News, Lynx Delisting, Caribou Agreement


  • December – Protecting Public Lands, Recovering Wildlife Act, 2017 Accomplishments, North Cascades Grizzly, Mountain Caribou, Wheels in Wilderness
  • November – Wildfire Op-Ed, Blanchard Update, New Staff, Thank You!, Caribou Recovery, Methow Letter
  • October – New Website, Working for Wildlife, Two Wolverines, DNR Forest Plan, Bad Bill, B.C. National Park
  • September – Wolf Op-Ed, Washington’s Wildfires, Day of Caring, Bighorn Sheep, Wildlife Legislation, Fisher Delays
  • August – I-90 Wildlife Watch, Lynx Project, Wolf News, Hunting Regulations, Atlantic Salmon, National Monuments
  • July – Fisher Kit, Blanchard Update, Filson Event, Smackout Wolves, Hanford Protected, Colville Forest Plan
  • June – Our Seattle HQ, Caribou Film, Hanford Monument, Wildlife Monitoring, Range Riders, Wolf News
  • May – Blanchard Mountain, Bear Policy, Fisher Report, New Video, Coast to Cascades, National Monuments
  • April – Auction Thanks, Loomis Lynx, Caribou Film, Arid Lands, Wildlife Monitoring, Sustainable Roads
  • March – Our Auction, Pro-grizzly Celebrities, Methow Mine, Okanogan ATVs, Wolf Counts, Interior Secretary
  • February – Grizzly Comments, Film Screening, Murrelet Plan, Annual Auction, Methow Film, Dakota Access Pipeline
  • January – Grizzly Restoration, Blanchard Forest, Olympia Update, Wildlife Monitoring, 2016 Highlights, Spokane Outdoors
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