As the Washington legislative session came to a close last week, we were thrilled at the announcement that funding for the next one of our six planned wildlife underpasses on Highway 97 between Riverside and Tonasket was approved. After four years of working in the legislature, Conservation Northwest’s lobby team secured a place in the … Continued
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The 9,243 property is both an ecological linchpin and part of the Tribes’ original reservation.
Inclusion of full funding for Okanogan Valley wildlife crossings in the Forward Washington transportation projects spending package is a huge accomplishment
Janis Bridge Undercrossing and mile of deer fencing along Highway 97 completed, state funding still needed for additional phases of Okanogan Valley safety, wildlife project.
We renovated Janis Bridge to serve as a wildlife undercrossing and are installing fencing along Highway 97 to keep deer and motorists safe.
The plan falls well short of conservation needs in key areas including recommended wilderness and standards for watershed health, despite numerous objections filed by local stakeholders such as Conservation Northwest.
Plan for northeast Washington national forest lacks sufficient recommended wilderness for important roadless areas.
WILD NW Action Alert #260: Attend a Listening Session to weigh-in on Forest Plan revisions The Colville National Forest is currently accepting public input through July 5 on a multi-year planning effort to update and revise its Land and Resource Management Plan. Feedback submitted during this process will guide management of the Forest for the … Continued