The Northeast Washington Forest Coalition (NEWFC) objected to the San Poil Project on the Colville National Forest (CNF). This is the first objection to a project in NEWFC’s entire 18 year history.
News Category: Columbia Highlands
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.
Join us for a happy hour about wildland protections in northeast WA! We’ll be at Iron Goat Brewing in Spokane on 8/27 and Quartzite Brewing in Chewelah on 8/28.
Plan for northeast Washington national forest lacks sufficient recommended wilderness for important roadless areas.
WILD NW Action Alert #280: Take action to ensure a timber sale in important wildlife habitat is subject to robust environmental and public review.
Rare feline photographed on remote camera in Washington’s Kettle Range Last week as researchers Arthur Scully and Travis King with Washington State University (WSU) entered the field to check their remote cameras in the Kettle River Mountain Range as part of a large-scale, multi-year collaborative wildlife monitoring project to photograph Canada lynx in this remote … Continued
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
WILD NW Action Alert #250: Important wild areas left out of draft wilderness recommendations The Colville National Forest (CNF) is preparing to release its draft land and resource management plan which recommends certain areas on the Forest for wilderness designation. The roadless, untouched areas of the CNF are the largest expanse of wildlands between the … Continued
In late December 2013, Conservation Northwest completed its Columbia Highlands Initiative Capital Campaign, including the final phase of on-the-ground habitat protection and raising the concluding gifts for this multiyear, $1.65 million campaign. The funds enabled Conservation Northwest to purchase conservation easements that permanently retired mining and development rights on 1,024 acres working ranchlands. This included the … Continued