Running into the weekend like…

Running into the weekend like…

Conservation Northwest / Dec 07, 2018 / Fishers, North Cascades, Restoring Wildlife

By Leigh Ann Gilmer, Development Director

After a near 80-year absence, fishers are back in the North Cascades!

This week, we released six fishers into North Cascades National Park Service Complex with our partners from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, National Park Service, and the Calgary Zoo.

Elders, youth, and leaders from the Upper Skagit Tribe and Lummi Nation were an important part of this special day. We’re deeply grateful for the support this project has received from indigenous communities.

Watch fishers returning to the North Cascades in our video below! Or visit our website to learn more about our decade-long project to reintroduce this native species to Washington state.

Returning fishers to Washington is a shining example of the effectiveness of Conservation Northwest’s collaborative, community-based approach to keeping the Northwest wild. But our wildlife restoration success is only possible because of the support of donors and members like YOU.

As we approach the end of the year, please keep Conservation Northwest in your giving plans. It’s easy! Click here to make your 2018 tax-deductible donation today.

A gift to Conservation Northwest is a gift to our shared wildlands and wildlife. If you’ve already made your donation this year, thank you for keeping the Northwest wild!

P.S. Donate today and make even more successes possible to protect, connect and restore wildlands and wildlife for future generations.

A fisher bounds into North Cascades National Park after being released on December 5, 2018. Photo: Paul Bannick