Where there’s fire, there’s smoke

Where there’s fire, there’s smoke

Smoke-choked days are likely to become the standard for late summer in the Northwest. By Mitch Friedman, Founder and Executive Director Time was that I resisted travel in August and September, considering the Northwest to be the greatest place on Earth these months. Something has changed. If you’re in Seattle, the smoky days are about … Continued

A life cut short, but an exemplary trail blazed

By Mitch Friedman, Executive Director My family suffered an incredible loss on August 4th, when my nephew died due to an accident. In Gregory Friedman’s passing at just 27 years, the world was denied so much beauty and promise. I’m deeply grateful to the many people who donated to Conservation Northwest in his memory. Carrying … Continued

Gregory Friedman remembrance

Gregory Friedman, the nephew of our founder and Executive Director Mitch Friedman, passed away on August 4, 2017. We deeply appreciate that some are choosing to honor and remember Greg through a donation to Conservation Northwest. Greg hiked in and was impressed by Whistler and the Sea to Sky area of southern British Columbia, and … Continued