Update on I-90 Wildlife Crossings

Update on I-90 Wildlife Crossings

From elk and coyotes to otters and porcupines, wildlife undercrossings and a new overcrossing are providing safe passage for thousands of animals on I-90. By Laurel Baum, Central Cascades Conservation Associate If you’ve driven I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass in the last year, you’ve likely noticed the large wildlife overpass near the east end of Keechelus … Continued

Restoring habitat in the I-90 Wildlife Corridor

By Laurel Baum, central cascades conservation associate and Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project Coordinator Conservation Northwest recently hosted three habitat restoration events just east of Snoqualmie Pass to support animal use of areas near new I-90 Wildlife Crossings, and to advance objectives of our new Central Cascades Watersheds Restoration program. Volunteers did a great job pulling … Continued

I-90 Wildlife Watch: A Year in Review

Since relaunching the program in 2017, wildlife sightings from motorists have informed crossing projects and understanding of wildlife around Snoqualmie Pass. BY ANIKA QUON, I-90 WILDLIFE WATCH INTERN Through I-90 Wildlife Watch, motorists’ reports of wildlife sightings from North Bend to Easton have become a vital part of monitoring to inform wildlife crossings and other … Continued

Elk find safe passage under I-90 thanks to wildlife crossings

Note: This blog originally appeared on our I-90 Wildlife Watch project webpage. An effort to document wildlife movement around Snoqualmie Pass between North Bend and Easton, I-90 Wildlife Watch is led by CNW with support from Central Washington University, the Washington State Department of Transportation, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the U.S. Fish … Continued

I-90 wildlife crossing animal GIFs!

Happy Friday Conservation Northwest members and supporters! Want to close out your work week with something special? Check out these awesome animal GIFs from the Washington State Department of Transportation’s remote cameras! The deer, coyote, geese and merganser ducks below are some of the first animals to use the two Gold Creek undercrossings in the I-90 Snoqualmie Pass … Continued