Use your voice to ensure renewable energy projects don’t harm sensitive habitat and ecosystems! The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is holding a virtual open-house meeting and is inviting public comments to update the 2012 Western Solar Plan to develop solar projects more effectively and efficiently. Conservation Northwest promotes the transition to renewable energy through careful … Continued
News Category: Sagelands
The dream of a fence-less west is underway in central Washington with the rollout of a new virtual fence pilot program. The removal of traditional fencing used for cattle management brings benefits to ranchers, critical wildlife species, and the ecosystem as a whole.
State proviso, pygmy rabbit recovery and student engagement: another year of conservation in the “connected backbone” east of the Cascades From British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley to south-central Washington’s Horse Heaven, the Sagelands Heritage Program (SHP) is doing just that. 2021 was an exciting year for conservation in this shrub-steppe landscape full of many projects with … Continued
Help collect sagebrush seeds near Spiva Butte Nature Preserve with Conservation Northwest and Chelan-Douglas Land Trust We invite volunteers of all ages and abilities to join us in collecting sagebrush seeds. Participants will walk cross country on uneven flat ground for up to one mile. Come join us on: Saturday, November 13 10:00 a.m. – … Continued
Watch a short film produced by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Conservation Northwest, followed by a Q and A session with the producers
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
Omak-based conservationist, hunter and outdoorsman recieves prestigious national conservation award for collaborative work across north-central and eastern Washington state.
We’re proud to announce that our short film, “This Land is Part of Us“, produced in partnership with the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife has been awarded the 2021 People’s Choice-Gold Winner by the national Telly Awards! “This beautiful little film has helped all of us who love the shrub-steppe so much to protect it, … Continued
Inclusion of full funding for Okanogan Valley wildlife crossings in the Forward Washington transportation projects spending package is a huge accomplishment
WILD NW Action Alert #315: Show your support for shrub-steppe recovery funding in the 2021 state budget.