Sagelands Heritage Program Story Map

Sagelands Heritage Program Story Map

Check out our new interactive story map of our Sagelands Heritage Program. Zoom in and out, pan around, and search for specific locations! Our Sagelands Heritage Program (SHP) works to maintain, restore and connect shrub-steppe landscapes from British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley to south-central Washington’s Horse Heaven Hills for the good of both wildlife and people. … Continued

Returning home; the pronghorn’s journey back to Washington

Efforts are underway to restore pronghorn to Washington’s sagelands, but fences and habitat fragmentation inhibit the recovery of this native species. By Rose Piccinini, Sagelands Contractor Over the last 15 years, I’ve made the drive from Eastern Washington to central Nevada many times with my family. One of the highlights has always been getting a … Continued

Saving lives on Highway 97

Supporters and partners helped us reach our fundraising goal for the Okanogan Wildlife Crossing Campaign, ensuring safer passage for mule deer across Highway 97. by mitch Friedman, executive director Today, we’re thrilled to say thank you and congratulations to everyone who has supported our Okanogan Wildlife Crossing Campaign. The collective generosity of more than 570 … Continued

Accomplishments in 2017

Some highlights from our year protecting, connecting and restoring wildlife and wildlands 2017 has brought some expected and some unforeseen challenges, but with pragmatism and purpose, we’ve persisted in keeping the Northwest wild. Looking ahead, there’s so much more work yet to be done. Please consider giving a year-end gift today. Annual Conservation Northwest memberships begin … Continued

Climate Change and Wildlife

Land conservation is even more essential and urgent in a time of rapidly changing climate. By Reed Noss, for Conservation Northwest As a conservation biologist I am continually frustrated by all the attention given to climate change by the media and politicians. After all, biological scientists almost unanimously agree that the greatest proximal threat to … Continued