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Jun 18 2024

WA Wild’s Honorary Chair, Photographer Art Wolfe, Receives Alumus Award from UW

Posted on Jun 18, 2024 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

The University of Washington has announced that photographer Art Wolfe will receive this year’s Alumna Summa Laude Dignatus Award. Awarded to a UW graduate for exceptional lifetime achievement, past recipients […]

Jun 13 2024

Our Latest Brewshed® Collab Beer: A River Steep and Wide IPA

Posted on Jun 13, 2024 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

Brewed in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions, A River Steep and Wide is a Double Dry Hopped West Coast IPA brewed with Salmon-Safe Cascade Cryo […]

Jun 11 2024

WA Wild’s 2024 Photo Contest

Posted on Jun 11, 2024 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

WA Wild’s annual photo contest returns on June 20th! This contest offers a chance for outdoor, nature, and wildlife photography enthusiasts from across the state to win prizes from our generous partners while helping […]

Jun 10 2024

Washington’s ORWs Highlighted in “America the Beautiful Freshwater Challenge”

Washington State’s first-ever ‘Outstanding’ river designations were recently highlighted in the launch of the Biden Administration’s “America the Beautiful Freshwater Challenge”. The challenge is a call to action for federal […]

Jun 4 2024

Wonder Mountain Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  Tucked in the southeast corner of Olympic National Forest, this 2,349 acre Wilderness is one of the smallest in the Western United States. In the shadow of Wonder Mountain […]

Jun 4 2024

William O. Douglas Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  Named for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, who was noted for his concern for civil rights and environmental protection issues during his career, this 169,081-acre […]

Jun 4 2024

Wild Sky Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  The 105,543-acre Wild Sky Wilderness within the Skykomish River valley is the newest addition to a 2.6 million-acre wilderness complex that runs along the North Cascade Range from Canada […]

Jun 4 2024

Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  Located in the northern Blue Mountains of southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon, the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness encompasses 176,557 acres. The majority of the Wilderness is characterized by rugged basaltic ridges […]

Jun 4 2024

Washington Islands Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  The Washington Islands Wilderness is located off the Olympic Coast within the Washington Islands National Wildlife Refuges. Comprised of Flattery Rocks, Quillayute Needles, and Copalis, more than 600 islands, […]

Jun 4 2024

Trapper Creek Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  The 5,963-acre Trapper Creek Wilderness just north of the Columba River protects nearly all of the Trapper Creek drainage and provides critical anadromous fish habitat in the Wind River […]