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  • Multiple wolverine documentations discovered at camera site, including pair visiting together

    A monitoring camera site long overdue for a visit yielded evidence of multiple wolverine encounters over the two seasons, as well as a pair visiting together.

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  • Washington’s fire season: more than smoke and ash

    Perspective on the 2107 fire season from Dave Werntz, our Science and Conservation Director, who works out of our Twisp field office. Research shows that fire suppression and old-growth logging...

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  • Wolves, Collaboration, and Coexistence

    A message from our Executive Director on wolf conservation and coexistence.

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  • Day of Caring 2017: a day for the wild Northwest

    Thank you to the 70 volunteers from Microsoft and AT&T who helped us plant over 400 shrubs in critical wildlife habitat on Snoqualmie Pass!

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  • Washington’s vulnerable wild sheep: working to conserve the bighorn

    Native bighorn sheep disappeared, then were re-introduced, to Washington state. But disease and habitat loss still threaten this iconic species today. We're working to help conserve the bighorn in...

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  • Legislation aims to protect America’s wildlife before they’re on endangered list

    Recovering America's Wildlife Act, set to go to Congress in September, would dedicate over $1 billion for states to implement wildlife action plans

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  • Working with First Nations to reduce lynx mortality

    In our Working for Wildlife Initiative program area the third season of a collaborative transboundary project is well underway to decrease Canada lynx mortality, better understand their movements,...

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  • 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...

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  • Help us make Interstate 90 safer for wildlife

    The I-90 Wildlife Watch project asks motorists traveling on Interstate 90 on Snoqualmie Pass to report wildlife they see along the roadway.

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  • Northeast Washington Forest Plan falls short for conservation

    The Forest Plan for the Colville National Forest doesn’t go far enough to protect old-growth forests, connect large landscapes, restore native wildlife and protect and restore our aquatic...

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  • We’ve moved our headquarters to Seattle

    After being based out of Bellingham for more than 25 years, this spring we officially moved the Conservation Northwest headquarters to our Seattle office.

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  • Join us on June 28 for Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest

    Fewer than a dozen mountain caribou remain in the Inland Northwest. A new documentary aims to bring attention to their plight. Please join us for the WORLD PREMIERE on Wednesday, June 28 in Seattle!

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  • Low-stress livestock handling clinic preps for grazing season

    Low-stress handling creates calmer and more efficient ranching processes and minimizes conflicts between wildlife and livestock.

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  • Successful trainings for upcoming Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project season

    We're looking forward to what the 2017 field season will yield as we track and monitor wildlife throughout Washington state!

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  • Grizzly bear restoration transcends borders

    An update on the Coast to Cascades Initiative.

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  • Another successful GiveBIG!

    With your help we raised $23,000 in donations to help keep the Northwest wild!

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  • Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest

    Join us on June 28 for an exclusive screening of the film Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest!

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  • Give BIG on May 10 to keep the Northwest wild!

    Your gift will be stretched to support Northwest wildlife and wildlands! Schedule a gift today through May 10

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  • America will defend its monuments

    Land grab politicians and President Trump have misjudged the American people in their attempts to undermine national monuments and other public lands.

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  • There's room for everyone

    Our Executive Director's address from the 2017 Hope for a Wild Future auction and dinner.

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