Sagelands Heritage Program shares 2021 highlights in the shrub-steppe

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

Statement on Washington DNR’s 20-Year Forest Health Plan

Today, the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz released a new 20-Year Forest Health Plan with a mission to: “Restore and manage forested landscapes at a pace and scale that reduces the risk of uncharacteristic wildfires and increases the health and resilience of forest and aquatic ecosystems in … Continued