Introducing Chris Mason, Our Newest Conservation Northwest Board Member

Welcoming new team members at Conservation Northwest

Get to know our new staffers, Jen Syrowitz, Meghan Madden, Jordan Ryckman, and Sara Bellevue! New faces at Conservation Northwest Jen Syrowitz, Conservation Program Manager Where are you from and how long have you lived in the northwest? I was born and raised in the great white north, spending my formative years on the Manitoba … Continued

What 2020 taught me about ecological and emotional resilience

Just as an old-growth tree serves as the ecological backbone of a resilient forest, a strong emotional foundation can help people get through hard times. By Tiana Luke, Colville Forest Lead Much of my work as part of the Forest Field Team centers on ecological resilience. Whether that is increasing ecological resilience—so wildfires burn within … Continued

Words of Thanks from Conservation Northwest

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Conservation Northwest! By Matthew Brouwer, Development Director Whether you are gathering with close family and friends or sheltering in place this Thanksgiving, we want to express our deep gratitude for all you’ve done this past year to help protect, connect and restore Northwest wildlife and wildlands. … Continued

Welcoming Conservation Northwest’s new interns

Meet Laura Le, our Auction Intern, and Garrett Brummel, our Cascades to Olympics and Community Wildlife Monitoring Project Intern! New faces at Conservation Northwest Laura Le, Auction Intern Where are you from and how long have you lived in the northwest? I am originally from Chicago but have lived in Seattle since I was six … Continued

New team members at Conservation Northwest

Meet Brian Stewart, our Cascades to Olympics Coordinator, and welcome back Heather Hutchison, now our Special Events and Public Engagement Coordinator! You may remember Heather Hutchison, who was previously our Development and Events Associate. After taking a one-year cycling trip through North and South America, we’re glad to bring her back on the Conservation Northwest … Continued

Onward for the Wild

During these challenging times, our dedicated community and hard-working staff continue to protect, connect and restore wildlands and wildlife. By Mitch Friedman, Executive Director From the living room of my house I send you my best wishes for your health and safety in this tumultuous time. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this crisis, … Continued

New faces at Conservation Northwest

Let’s give a warm welcome to our Conservation Program Manager, Kathleen Gobush, and our Auction Coordinator, Natalie Hauser! We’d also like to note our deep gratitude to our previous Conservation Program Manager, Jen Watkins, for her nearly two decades of work for wildlife crossings, habitat connectivity and forest collaboration in the Central Cascades. Now the … Continued