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Oct 12 2020
Aug 31 2020

Congratulations to our 2020 photo contest winners!

Posted on Aug 31, 2020 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

Our 2020 Photo Contest has come to a close! Thank you to everyone who contributed photos to this year’s contest. We had hundreds of photos submitted, taking us on a breathtaking journey to all corners of Washington State. From the San Juan Islands to Spokane, wilderness landscapes to your own backyards, your photos wowed! Our judging […]

Aug 31 2020

WA Wild Coordinates Letter to Protect the Cascade River

Posted on Aug 31, 2020 in Conservation News, North Cascades, WA Wild Blog
WA Wild Coordinates Letter to Protect the Cascade River

On August 14, Washington Wild in coordination with North Cascade Conservation Council, submitted a letter with 31 undersigned conservation, recreation and wildlife organizations to strongly urge the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to promote a robust trust land transfer (TLT) project list for the 2021-2022 Biennium of the Washington State Legislature and promote the nomination […]

Aug 20 2020
Aug 12 2020
Aug 4 2020

Great American Outdoors Act signed into law

Great American Outdoors Act signed into law

Today, the President signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law. This is one of the most important pieces of conservation legislation in recent memory. Not only does it permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund, but it supports hundreds of thousands of jobs and funds vital maintenance for our public lands. The Great […]

Aug 3 2020

Washington Wild opposes confirmation of William Perry Pendley

Posted on Aug 3, 2020 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild opposes confirmation of William Perry Pendley

Washington Wild has joined over 300 tribal, racial justice, environmental, conservation, and other organizations in urging members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to reject the nomination of William Perry Pendley to lead the Bureau of Land Management. The BLM is the nation’s largest public land agency, charged with managing over a third […]

Jul 22 2020

Great American Outdoors Act Passes Congress, Heads to White House

Posted on Jul 22, 2020 in Conservation News, Recreational Access, WA Wild Blog
Great American Outdoors Act Passes Congress, Heads to White House

Today, the House passed the Great American Outdoors Act with a vote of 310 to 107. The legislation will provide billions in funding for parks, green spaces, and public lands and waters. The Senate already passed the bill back in June. Now, it head’s to the President’s desk to become law. The Great American Outdoors […]

Jul 22 2020

Washington Wild coordinates letter in support of Mt. Washington acquisition

Posted on Jul 22, 2020 in Conservation News, Recreational Access, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild coordinates letter in support of Mt. Washington acquisition

Today, Washington Wild submitted a letter to the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office to support Washington State Parks’ acquisition of the Mt. Washington Trail property, an inholding in the Olallie State Park in the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area. Represented in the 26 signers were conservation organizations, local businesses, recreation groups, and […]

Jul 22 2020

Controversial Provision Threatening Management of National Wildlife Refuge Removed

Posted on Jul 22, 2020 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Controversial Provision Threatening Management of National Wildlife Refuge Removed

Desert Big Horn Sheep, Virgin River Recreational Lands, Clark County Conservation groups applauded a House vote that stripped a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) that would have given away 850,000 acres of the nation’s largest national wildlife refuge in the lower 48 states to the Air Force […]