Wolf Experts/Scientists Urge Biden Administration to Restore Federal Protections for Gray Wolves

Wolves lost their federal protections when the Trump administration finalized a national delisting rule in January. Since then, management of wolves has fallen to state wildlife agencies. The letter explains that “state governments have clearly indicated that they will manage wolves to the lowest allowable standards.” Under the Endangered Species [Read More...]

By |2021-06-27T13:25:26-07:00June 27, 2021|Wildlife|

Environmental Organizations Question Secretary Bernhart’s Decision to Halt the Grizzly Bear Restoration Program in the North Cascades Environmental Organizations Question Grizzly Bear Decision

Grizzlies photo: Jeremy Williams by Jacob Pederson Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced a decision to halt grizzly bear restoration plans for the North Cascades of Washington state based on the concerns of rural citizens in the state as environmental organizations call this decision into question. Secretary Bernhardt [Read More...]

By |2022-03-10T14:01:28-08:00August 25, 2020|Wildlife|

Statement on Executive Order Undermining Environmental Review

President Trump has issued an executive order invoking an emergency section of federal law allowing significant environmental harm to wildlife and habitat without the normal Endangered Species Act and National Environmental Policy Act requirements. These laws require public input, scientific review and transparency in federal timber sales and other development [Read More...]

By |2020-07-19T07:09:25-07:00July 19, 2020|Wildlife|

Seven of Washington’s U.S. Representatives Sign Letter Supporting Restoration Jobs

Conservation Northwest is deeply grateful to U.S. House of Representatives members Derek Kilmer, Kim Schrier, Rick Larsen, Denny Heck, Suzan DelBene, Adam Smith and Pramila Jayapal for signing a letter to the House leadership supporting a “Restoration and Resilience Jobs” proposal for a future economic recovery package. The Restoration and [Read More...]

By |2020-06-25T09:22:36-07:00June 25, 2020|Wildlife|

Grizzly Bear Restoration

Grizzly bear mother and cubs, British Columbia. photo: Jeremey Williams / Conservation Northwest by Conservation Northwest Staff In 2014, the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife began a new, multiyear Environmental Impact Statement planning process for restoring [Read More...]

By |2022-03-11T16:44:38-08:00September 9, 2019|Wildlife|

Grizzly Comment Period Reopened

Grizzly bear cubs playing, British Columbia.           photo: Jeremey Williams / Conservation Northwest by Conservation Northwest Staff The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service announced they would restart the process to complete the Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that is intended to [Read More...]

By |2022-03-11T16:45:45-08:00September 9, 2019|Wildlife|
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