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
News Category: Protecting Wildlands
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.
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.
Colville National Forest has rescinded 2020 motor vehicle use maps and reinstated previous motorized vehicle designations that do not allow ATVs on certain roads without proper public and environmental review.
If you live in southwest WA, join a meeting on June 3 at 9 am to send a message to the Office of Chehalis Basin sharing concerns about their new budget, which fails to invest in sustainable strategies to restore fish, habitat and floodplains in the Chehalis Basin.
We recently signed onto a letter to Members of Congress in support of protecting nearly 1.5 million acres as Wilderness, including the Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
Historic case asks the State Supreme Court to interpret the plain terms of the Washington State Constitution providing that state forests are held in trust “for all the people.”