Protecting and Recovering the Northern Spotted Owl
WFLC is taking steps to ensure the protection and recovery of the northern spotted owl and its critical habitat.
- WFLC is monitoring Washington State’s Northern Spotted Owl Policy Working Group that was formed as a result of settlement in Seattle Audubon Society v. Sutherland. Learn more.
- Carpenters Industrial Council v. Salazar challenges the federal government’s final northern spotted owl recovery plan and the final revised designation of critical habitat for the northern spotted owl.
- Seattle Audubon Society v. Sutherland challenged Weyerhaeuser to stop logging critical northern spotted owl habitat in Washington State.
- Seattle Audubon Society v. Norton challenged the failure of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to develop and implement a northern spotted owl recovery plan.