New Conservation Voices
By Senator Maria Cantwell
Hardrock mining has left a legacy of pollution across the West that continues to burden our groundwater, surface waters, wildlife, vegetation, soils, air, and human health today. This reality poses a challenge for those of us who care deeply about our natural environment.Read more...
Join us for Wild Night Out 2016!
Join us for Wild Night Out, as we celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the National Park Service and Washington’s Wilderness Legacy. Enjoy beautiful views overlooking the Puget Sound, delicious and hearty appetizers, complimentary wine and complimentary beer from Fremont Brewing Company.
Destination Wild Olympics Recreation Map Released
06/30/15 -- The Wild Olympics Campaign, outdoor recreation groups, REI, and Patagonia unveiled a new “Destination Wild Olympics” MAP, highlighting some of the great recreation places in the Wild Olympics proposal. The map was designed with extensive input from local Olympic Peninsula business owners, economic development leaders and local elected officials, who announced their support for the initiative, calling it an amazing economic opportunity for the Peninsula. Read the Press Release.
Wild Olympics Receives First Congressional Hearing
04/21/16 - The Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers prtoection Act was the subject of its first congressional hearing by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. In adavnce of the hearing, the Wild Olympics Campaign announced and additional 100 elected officials, local businesses and other stakeholder endorsements for the legislation bringing the total to 550. Testimony was provided by both the U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service. The hearing is a key conmgressional benchmark for the legislation and a precursor for potential committee action. Read the Press Release
2016 Photo Contest!
6/9/2016 Love to get out in the wild? Are you planning any trips this summer for hiking, backpacking, climbing, rafting, or any other fun outdoor activity? We want to see where you go!
Washington Wild’s Summer Photo Contest will be accepting entries from NOW until August 5th, 2016. Simply take your camera on trips into Washington’s wonderful wild places (see details below) and snap some photos of landscapes, flora & fauna, recreation, people out in the wild, or whatever captures your eye. Then, send us your best shots! Click here for official rules and entry guidelines!
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