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
News Category: Connecting Habitat
Almost two years after the first phase of renovating the most dangerous stretch of Washington highway for vehicle-deer collisions, we are proud to see data proving the Safe Passage 97 project as an undeniable success. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), there has been a 91 percent reduction in wildlife-vehicle collisions at … Continued
Bipartisan Infrastructure Package includes $350 million for new wildlife crossings and corridors pilot project.
Invasive plant removal volunteer day to support wildlife passage under Highway 12 in southwest Washington
A time to reflect on another year of work for habitat connectivity, Chehalis Basin watershed protection, wildlife mapping, natural climate mitigation and more! “The trials and tribulations of the last two years have tested our minds, bodies, and spirits, but the adversity that has been so difficult to overcome is also the crucible where resilient … Continued
The 9,243 property is both an ecological linchpin and part of the Tribes’ original reservation.
Blackberry removal volunteer day to save native flora and support wildlife passage under Highway 12 in southwest Washington
After 11 years and more than 500 reports from motorists of wildlife along I-90 in Washington’s Central Cascades, we’re successfully closing the I-90 Wildlife Watch program and website.
Blackberry removal volunteer days to support wildlife passage under Highway 12
We’re proud to announce that our short film, “This Land is Part of Us“, produced in partnership with the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife has been awarded the 2021 People’s Choice-Gold Winner by the national Telly Awards! “This beautiful little film has helped all of us who love the shrub-steppe so much to protect it, … Continued