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Conservation Northwest’s Mitch Friedman wins Wilburforce Foundation 2022 Conservation Leadership Award

SEATTLE, Wash. —The Wilburforce Foundation announced today it is presenting one of four 2022 Conservation Leadership Awards (CLA) to Mitch Friedman, founder of Conservation Northwest, for his work connecting wildlands, protecting wild spaces and species, and partnering with Northwest tribes. “Mitch has an incredible gift for identifying and fostering linkages,” said Paul Beaudet, executive director … Continued

‘Most Significant Wildlife Conservation Bill in Half Century’ Passes U.S. House 

Washington would get $20.7 million to help at-risk wildlife    Seattle, Wash. — The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, a bill to prevent wildlife extinctions by funding locally-led conservation efforts. If it becomes law, Washington will receive around $20.7 million to help 268 species of concern, including … Continued