Posts Categorized: Habitats and Highways

Grizzly Bear Yellowstone, ©Sandy Sisti

Bringing Grizzlies Back to the Northwest »

Grizzly bears have been mostly absent from the North Cascades National Park and throughout north central Washington since the early 1900s. This year, the NPS and the U.S. FWS will start work to determine exactly what grizzly bears need to recover to healthy population levels.

Wetlands, © Krista Schlyer/Defenders

Plowed Under: Joint Report Advocates Farm Bill Changes »

A new report released today by the Environmental Working Group and Defenders highlights the massive wildlife habitat loss stemming from unlimited and unregulated crop insurance subsidies like the ones on the pending 2012 farm bill. New research from the report indicates that, between 2008 and 2011, over 23 million acres of viable wildlife habitat were… Read more »