Wildlife Safety 101: Tips and best practices for recreating near wildlife

Our favorite wildlife monitoring photos from 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—our favorite wildlife monitoring photos of 2019 are finally here! By Laurel Baum, Citizen wildlife Monitoring Project Coordinator We’ve been monitoring wildlife in remote areas of Washington state for 14 years now, and every time we check our cameras, it seems as though things are getting more and … Continued

The fisher journey

Getting healthy fishers from Canada to Washington is no simple task—read the story behind their journey that leads them back into the Cascades. By Keiko Betcher, Communications and Outreach Associate Huddled into the corner of a wooden box about the size of a file cabinet, a fisher with round ears, whiskers and a long bushy … 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

Our favorite wildlife monitoring photos from 2018

From elusive wolverines to fishers and cougars, we compiled some of our favorite photos from the past year of the Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project. By Laurel Baum, Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project Coordinator Often times, humans and wildlife seem so separate from one another. Our concepts of life are completely different—for wildlife, it’s survival and reproduction. … Continued

Giving Tuesday is coming up tomorrow

By Maureen McGregor, Development Associate and office manager Tomorrow, November 28, we’re joining a national day of generosity: #GivingTuesday! It’s a day when you can make a big impact for Conservation Northwest and make a real difference for Northwest wildlife and wildlands. With your help, we’ll raise funds to help sustain our leadership for wildlife … Continued