Small but significant: restoring habitat in the Central Cascades

Small but significant: restoring habitat in the Central Cascades

A small, fragile meadow played a big role in our work restoring degraded watersheds in the Central Cascades this summer. By Laurel Baum, Central cascades conservation associate On any given day, if you travel up into Western Washington’s Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, you’ll come across a variety of people recreating on our public lands. From … Continued

Restoring lynx habitat near Coxit Mountain and Loomis State Forest

After decommissioning nearly 3 miles of unauthorized, user-built trail near the Loomis State Forest, Canada lynx and other species can enjoy greater security and movement through this critical habitat. By Keiko Betcher, Communications and outreach Associate When it comes to connecting and restoring landscapes, every section counts. Especially for endangered species like Canada lynx. This … Continued

ATVs, motorized recreation and Conservation Northwest

You may have heard by now that Conservation Northwest and the Methow Valley Citizens’ Council (MVCC) appealed the Okanogan County Commissioners decision to triple the amount of roads open to ATV’s in that county without a thoughtful environmental or community review. ATV’s are fundamentally designed, marketed and sold for off-road use. It’s right in the … Continued