Army Rethinks Combat Helicopter Training Proposal
After hearing from more than 2,000 individual and organizational stakeholders, the U.S. Army announced 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. Washington Wild coordinated a joint comment letter in November from 67 diverse local stakeholders raising concerns about impacts to hard fought conservation, recreation and wildlife protections in the North Cascades. The Army said they will work to identify alternate landing sites based on the feedback they received. Read the article from the Methow Valley News.