Northern Rockies & Pacific

Restoring wild bison to their native grasslands, keeping salmon runs strong, fighting dirty fuels that threaten important habitat—all this and more are a part of NWF’s Northern Rockies and Pacific Regional Center daily work for wildlife and communities.

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Protecting Wildlife by Stopping a Lose-Lose-Lose Proposition

On April 23, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management will end the opportunity for public comment on its backward proposal to gut a common-sense Bureau of … Read more

More Beavers Equals More Birds

We know that beavers are busy critters. They build habitat for fish and wildlife when they create natural structures in streams and rivers that slow down and spread out water. … Read more

Meet the Superstar Habitat Steward™ of Franklin Park

Located in the neighborhood of Central Tacoma, Washington, Franklin Park serves its community well – there are numerous opportunities for recreation for children and adults, including a community garden. It … Read more

Reeling in Salmon Stewards

How do you transform children into wildlife stewards? By giving them an opportunity to foster animals at school. While many teachers opt for a furry class pet – an adorable … Read more

Congressional Spending Bill Delivers Wins for Wildlife

UPDATE 3/23: The Senate passed the omnibus spending bill and President Trump signed it Congressional negotiators have agreed on a massive spending bill known as the fiscal year 2018 omnibus … Read more

Thank a Wildlife Champion Today

You did it! We started National Wildlife Week with a challenge to add 10 new supporters in the House of Representatives for the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. We’re thrilled to … Read more

A Place For Pollinators: Bees and Butterflies call National Monuments Home

News coverage about protecting butterflies, domesticated honeybees and our native bees often focuses on agricultural lands and the use of pesticides.  But tens of thousands of acres of wild public … Read more

Western Rivers at Risk

Water–or the lack of it–defines the American West. One commonly used marker that you’ve crossed into the western part of the country is the 100th Meridian, which bisects the Great … Read more

Monumental Buzz: The Bees and Butterflies of Our Public Lands

News coverage about protecting butterflies, domesticated honeybees and our native bees often focuses on agricultural lands and the use of pesticides.  But tens of thousands of acres of wild public … Read more

Chinook salmon in Oregon -- DOE photo by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Talking Snake River Salmon as Spring Approaches

There could be extra water spilling through the dams on the lower Snake and lower Columbia Rivers this spring to help juvenile salmon get downstream – unless last ditch efforts … Read more