Since relaunching the program in 2017, wildlife sightings from motorists have informed crossing projects and understanding of wildlife around Snoqualmie Pass. BY ANIKA QUON, I-90 WILDLIFE WATCH INTERN Through I-90 Wildlife Watch, motorists’ reports of wildlife sightings from North Bend to Easton have become a vital part of monitoring to inform wildlife crossings and other […]

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Following recent news of wolverines reproducing in the South Cascades, a sad event in the larger story of their recovery in our state occurred last month. According to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, on June 7th a “large male wolverine (37 lbs) was killed on I-90 between North Bend and Snoqualmie Pass”. This event […]

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In collaboration with the United States Forest Service (Naches Ranger District), the Cascades Carnivore Project has documented a reproductive female wolverine, south of Interstate 90 in Washington’s Cascade Range. They nicknamed her Pepper and she is also the first female wolverine documented south of I90 in many decades. She was first detected in 2016 at […]

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Fall is a time when wildlife are on the move in the Cascades, from elk and mule deer making seasonal migrations to black bears looking for a meal before hibernation. This extra animal activity makes checking the remote cameras operated by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Conservation […]

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Located at the headwaters of the Yakima River watershed, the Interstate-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project has a tremendous ability to restore the natural flow and function of waterways that run under and lie adjacent to the freeway. The Project is reconnecting fish to habitat they’ve been cut off from for decades. Paul James, a fish […]

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Re-launch of wildlife monitoring website provides opportunity for motorists to engage in wildlife conservation along Snoqualmie Pass Today, public and private partners re-launched an updated wildlife-monitoring website aimed at getting feedback from motorists traveling on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass. The site, I-90 Wildlife Watch, invites information from the 28,000 motorists that drive over Snoqualmie […]

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