Northern Rockies and Pacific Regional Center

With Kyoto Set to Expire, All Eyes Turn to Climate Change Convention this Month

Kate Catlin, a native of the Seattle area, has been selected as a member of the United States Youth Delegation to the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa … Read more

One Week Left to Be Heard: Save The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The Alaskan Arctic is a place most people only dream about. Endless daylight alternates with constant, freezing night. The Northern Lights illuminate wilderness rivers flowing from the Brooks Range to … Read more

VIDEO: First Bison Encounter Inspires Lifelong Support

Memorable encounter with Yellowstone wildlife galvanizes support for NWF’s Adopt-a-Wildlife-Acre program. Read more

A Golden Eyed Killer

One of the loveliest sounds to look forward to in the spring is the sweet sound of songbirds.  There are however millions of stealthy killers stalking the streets who would … Read more

Haunted Forests

Halloween is the time when ghosts of ages past appear! It is not only the ghosts of those people who have past though that can be seen haunting our historic … Read more

8 ft. corn row and cloudy blue sky

Top 5 Halloween Happenings at NWF Seattle

The crisp, fall air and brilliant reds and oranges of fall in Seattle make it absolutely impossible not to get outside and enjoy the season. In honor of Seattle’s late-October … Read more

99% of Bear Encounters Continued – Some End in Scat

This story and pictures were sent in by Jeffrey Willius in response to an earlier post about Milo (the dog) and my encounters with bear sign and scat.    The story and pictures are … Read more

Adventures Above the Clouds

The fall weather is setting in here in Seattle, with its changing leaves and cool, rainy days. As this happens I find it necessary to escape the clouds when possible … Read more

Bears and People Vote Against Mine–Foreign Mining Giants Prepare to Ignore Them

Tuesday night, voters in Bristol Bay passed a borough initiative banning any mining project of 640 acres or more that adversely affects salmon streams in the borough. The vote was aimed … Read more

Alaska Wind Power Project Approved!

The state of Alaska has given the green light to a new 17.6 megawatt wind farm on Fire Island, located a few miles offshore of Anchorage. The long-debated project benefitted … Read more