Doris Duke Conservation Scholars from across the U.S. jumped into Conservation Northwest restoration fieldwork this summer. Riparian Restoration and Education at Conservation Northwest – Kareli Mora Ayon, Mikayla J. Agbamuche, and Amber Smith from DDCSP@UW on Vimeo. For the second year in a row, Conservation Northwest has had the good fortune and great privilege to … Continued
News Category: Protecting Wildlands
We officially published our Annual Report for 2022. Each year surpasses the last as we bolster our programs and impact on the ground with a keen focus on connecting, protecting, and restoring wildlife and wildlands in the Northwest.
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
March 8, 2023 OKANOGAN COUNTY, Washington—Last week, Western Rivers Conservancy (WRC), the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) permanently protected two miles of the Okanogan River and a key piece of one of the state’s most important wildlife corridors by conserving McLoughlin Falls Ranch. The 727-acre … Continued
We submitted the following letter to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in support of their 2022 land acquisition priorities, which would benefit wildlife connectivity in two of our conservation programs. WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE REAL ESTATE SERVICES P.O. BOX 43158 OLYMPIA, WA 98504 Nov. 11, 2022 Electronic version (PDF) Dear … Continued
We officially published our Annual Report for 2020-2021. View online or pick up a physical copy. If asked about life before 2020-2021, most people might answer in terms of the pandemic. Not me. Here’s what I remember from that time: There were no lynx in the Kettle Range of northeastern Washington. Reintroduction of Pacific fishers … Continued
Bipartisan Infrastructure Package includes $350 million for new wildlife crossings and corridors pilot project.
50+ organizations with millions of members sent letter urging immediate action from President Biden
Conservation Northwest sends letter to Governor’s office asking to protect endangered species and local community interests in solar farm development proposals. The following is a letter to state government officials regarding recently proposed solar farm development sites in Douglas County, north-central Washington. As part of our Sagelands Heritage Program, we are working with various state … Continued
We support the budget recently passed by the Chehalis Basin Board, which ultimately allows for non-dam solutions in the Chehalis Basin to develop.