New Conservation Voices
By Senator Patty Murray
Washington State's wild spaces are among our most precious assets. Due to the foresight of past leaders, we have permanently protected some of the most special places in the United States.Read more...
GiveBIG with Washington Wild April 18th through May 3rd
This year’s GiveBIG Campaign is starting earlier with a new feature to schedule your donation starting April 18th! Washington Wild is joining thousands of nonprofits nationwide in raising money to help improve our local communities on May 3, 2016. Over the past 5 years, more than $56 million has been invested in the greater Seattle community through Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG. This is our moment to work and give together – donations large and small – making Greater Seattle a healthier and more vibrant community for all. Together, we can make impact for today and tomorrow.
Army Rethinks Combat Helicopter Training Proposal
04/08/16 - FORT LEWIS - After hearing from more than 2,000 individual and organizational stakeholders, the U.S. Army announced today that they were going to reassess controversial landing sites as part of their proposal to allow combat helicopter training on public lands in Washington State. Washngton Wild coordinated a joint comment letter in November from 67 diverse local stakeholders raising concerns about impacts to hard fought conservation, recreation and wildife protections in the North Cascades.The Army said they will work to identify alternate landing sites based on the feedback they received. Read the November press release.
Washington Wild is Hiring!
3/24/2016 - Washington Wild is Hiring for a Director of Operations! With Tom Uniack stepping into the Leadership role of Executive Director this newly crafted position will be a critical member of the Washington Wild team. Reporting directly to the Board this position will help ensure that Washington Wild continues our mission to protect and defend a wild and green Washington for generations to come. For more details on the position see the information below or download the PDF here.
Washington Wild Welcomes New Executive Director, Tom Uniack
Washington Wild is pleased to announce that Tom Uniack has assumed the position of Executive Director, effective February 1, 2016. For the past 13 years Tom has served admirably as Washington Wild’s Conservation Director. His leadership role within a core group of both local and regional Wilderness advocates has significantly advanced the protection and restoration of Washington’s wild land and waters. This notably includes successful passage of the Wild Sky Wilderness Act (2008) and the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions Act (2014). We are excited about combining organizational and mission leadership in the Executive Director position and believe this step will enhance continued success in protecting wild lands and waters in the beautiful state of Washington, now and for future generations.
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