Welcoming new team members at Conservation Northwest: Mike Liu and Jen Mannas

New staff at Conservation Northwest

We’re pleased to introduce our new Development Director, Matthew Brouwer, and our new Finance Director, Deborah Houseworth! Before we introduce you to our new team members, we’d like to thank our previous Development Director, Leigh Ann Gilmer, for her time and dedication to Conservation Northwest, and congratulate her on her new position as Executive Director … Continued

Looking for Patterns

A day in the field with a Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project snow tracking team. by Keiko betcher, communications and outreach associate On most occasions, sitting in North Bend’s Safeway parking lot at 7:30 a.m. wouldn’t be a cause for excitement. But on a recent January morning, it was. I was going snow tracking. Of course, … Continued

Welcoming new staffers at Conservation Northwest

We have two new staff members at Conservation Northwest, and we’re thrilled to introduce you to them. Welcome to the team, Matthew and Keiko! New faces at Conservation Northwest Matthew Coomer, Membership and Operations Associate Where are you from and how long have you lived in the northwest? I’m from a military family so we … Continued

Impacts of the government shutdown reach local wildlife and forests

From limiting public input on forest restoration to complicating fisher releases, the government shutdown is affecting important local conservation efforts. By Chase Gunnell, communications director As the impasse in the other Washington drags on, there are a few notable examples of the federal government’s shutdown impacting Conservation Northwest’s work for local wildlife, wildlands and rural … Continued

Accomplishments in 2018

Highlights from our year of keeping the Northwest wild. Both nationally and locally, conservation faced challenges in 2018. Yet, with our strategic and collaborative approach, we made important progress protecting, connecting and restoring wildlife and wildlands from the Washington Coast to the British Columbia Rockies. From reintroducing fishers and saving Blanchard Mountain to restoring critical … Continued