Listing the squirrel as endangered will bring this species’ plight into sharp focus while helping rally public support for its conservation. Let WDFW know your support this amendment.
News Category: Forest Field Program
Contact the Forest Service to ensure restoration project gets robust environmental and public review!
Grand Mound, WA – Our Senior Science and Conservation Director, Dave Werntz, was recognized for his outstanding collaborative work with wildlife partners at last month’s annual Washington Chapter Wildlife Society conference. He was named this year’s winner of the Partnership Award, which recognizes an outstanding accomplishment by a person or organization for working with and … Continued
Submit comments by August 30 that call for mature and old-growth forest protection On Earth Day, President Biden issued an executive order directing federal land managers to identify ways to conserve mature and old-growth forests across America. This is a momentous opportunity! A chance for meaningful change! Older forests face an array of threats, from … Continued
Tell your members of Congress to fund national forest infrastructure to benefit wildlife habitat, recreation opportunities, and local communities. Since 2018, the federal government has neglected to invest in national forest road systems, creating problems for our waterways and fish populations, especially when extreme weather events are driven by climate change. Rainwater routinely washes … Continued
Conservation Northwest objects to the North Fork Nooksack Vegetation Management Project draft decision
Conservation Northwest offers an analysis of fire suppression techniques and presents a case for fuelbreak alternatives: thinning and prescribed burning
Join efforts to reduce soil erosion and stabilize stream flow in Cox Meadow Come join Conservation Northwest staff for the day in Tonasket to help restore the Cox Meadow habitat. The stream within this meadow is experiencing downcutting, causing it to turn into a channel-like structure. This has been caused by increased stream erosion that, … Continued
Thinning of dense forests in fire-excluded areas, prescribed burning, reducing fuels on the ground, allowing some wildfires to burn in backcountry settings under favorable fuel and weather conditions, and revitalizing Indigenous fire stewardship practices.
We believe there is a more equitable and sustainable way to generate critical revenue for rural communities while harnessing Washington’s state forests to store more carbon while supporting public and wildlife values.