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Jun 14 2022

Conservation Voices: Roger Bialous, Georgetown Brewing

Conservation Voices: Roger Bialous, Georgetown Brewing

Clean Water for Fish, Communities, and Great Tasting Beer By Roger Bialous, Co-Founder of Georgetown Brewing Company I am a founding owner of Georgetown Brewing company where we need good water to make good beer. I am also a committed fisherman and outdoorsman. My family and I eat fish that live in water. We eat […]

Jun 13 2022

Washington Wild 2022 Photo Contest

Posted on Jun 13, 2022 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild 2022 Photo Contest

 Summer Photo Contest June 20 – August 19, 2022 The Washington Wild annual photo contest returns on June 20 and runs through August 19. The contest offers a chance for outdoor photography enthusiasts to win prizes from our generous partners, while helping Washington Wild tell the story of our state’s wild legacy all year long. […]

Jun 10 2022

Take Action: Stop Salmon Extinction in the Snake River

Posted on Jun 10, 2022 in Action Alerts, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Take Action: Stop Salmon Extinction in the Snake River

Replacing the benefits of the Lower Snake River Dams is possible, and removing the dams offers the best chance for salmon recovery.

Jun 9 2022

Senator Murray and Governor Inslee Release a Draft Report on the Snake River Dams

Posted on Jun 9, 2022 in Conservation News, River Management, WA Wild Blog
Senator Murray and Governor Inslee Release a Draft Report on the Snake River Dams

On June 9, U.S. Senator Patty Murray and Governor Jay Inslee announced the release of a much-anticipated independent draft report that identifies how to replace the services and benefits of the lower Snake River dams if they were to be breached. The release of the draft begins a one-month comment period to solicit public feedback […]

Jun 2 2022

Washington Wild Signs Letter in Support of Funding to Protect Taneum Watershed

Posted on Jun 2, 2022 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Signs Letter in Support of Funding to Protect Taneum Watershed

Washington Wild joined eight other Conservation organizations to call on Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell to support funding for the Washington Cascades Yakima River Watershed Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Project. This project would protect 12,000 acres of private  checkerboard forestlands in the Taneum watershed in Kittitas county.  The total funding need is […]

May 12 2022

Wild Profile: Colin Lenfesty of Holy Mountain

Wild Profile: Colin Lenfesty of Holy Mountain

Colin Lenfesty, Founder and Head Brewer, Holy Mountain Brewing Company As a brewer and an angler, I spend a lot of time thinking about water. What minerals can be added or reduced to support a perfect foundation for the hops of an IPA? I think about the source of the water (in our case, the […]

May 10 2022

Wild Profile: Silver City Brewery

Posted on May 10, 2022 in Conservation News, Conservation Voices, WA Wild Blog
Wild Profile: Silver City Brewery

Brewshed® Alliance Member  Sitting in Silver City Brewery’s Bremerton Taproom on a Friday afternoon, there is an immediate sense of community. It’s clear that almost everyone is a regular as the staff greet folks by name.  This sense of community expands beyond the Kitsap Peninsula, where Silver City has two locations — the Bremerton Taproom […]

May 10 2022

Washington Wild Coordinates Letter in Support of Responsible Access to North Fork Nooksack River

Washington Wild Coordinates Letter in Support of Responsible Access to North Fork Nooksack River

On April 27, Washington Wild sent a letter undersigned by 27 conservation, recreation, wildlife organizations, and businesses to the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board. The letter supports funding for an access site in the North Fork Nooksack River that will promote safe and responsible recreation, enhance ecological restoration, and benefit local economic prosperity. […]

May 8 2022

14 Years of Wild Sky Wilderness

Posted on May 8, 2022 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog, Wild Sky
14 Years of Wild Sky Wilderness

14 years ago today the Wild Sky Wilderness Act was signed into law! Washington Wild began leading a coalition in 2000 to protect this special place located near the towns of Index and Skykomish. Senator Patty Murray and Representative Rick Larsen led efforts in Congress to designate the Wild Sky Wilderness within the Mt. Baker […]

May 6 2022

Tips to Recreate Responsibly During Water Safety Month

Posted on May 6, 2022 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Tips to Recreate Responsibly During Water Safety Month

May is Water Safety Month and with summer around the corner, enjoying time outside includes being water-safe. As a member of the Recreate Responsibly Coalition, Washington Wild encourages anyone who recreates in, on, or near water to familiarize themselves with these safety-focused tips.  Check out the full Water Safety campaign site for additional resources for […]