I-90 Wildlife

Legal win in Mardee Lake case big step for protection of critical wildlife corridor

Victory for wildlife in Snoqualmie Pass! Conservation Northwest joins our legal partners at Crag Law Center in celebrating last week’s victory protecting wildlife, fish habitat, and wetlands near Snoqualmie Pass. We filed a lawsuit this spring to try to protect the threatened wildlife corridor encompassing Mardee Lake, which has long been an area of focus … Continued

Join habitat restoration efforts to enhance wildlife connectivity in the I-90 corridor

Volunteer opportunity to plant native flora and remove non-native plants near I-90 wildlife crossing structures Join Conservation Northwest and U.S. Forest Service staff for a day of planting and weeding on the wildlife crossings between Hyak and Easton. Our efforts will focus on creating a natural landscape to encourage wildlife to utilize the crossing structures. … Continued

Cascade Crossroads film documents story behind I-90 wildlife crossings

Released today, Cascade Crossroads is a 30-minute documentary film chronicling the story unfolding over and under Interstate 90 just east of Snoqualmie Pass in Washington’s Cascade Mountains. Here at the intersection of a major east-west transportation corridor and a crucial north-south wildlife migration corridor, a monumental project combining conservation, collaboration, and innovation led to the … Continued

Archway installed for I-90 wildlife bridge

Construction is moving forward on a major project to improve motorist safety and reconnect the north and south Cascades for wildlife An average of 28,000 vehicles travel Washington’s busiest mountain pass each day. It’s a route that’s vital for communities on both sides of the Cascades, as well as for commerce, agriculture, recreation and much … Continued