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Sep 20 2019

Washington Wild Joins Youth-led Climate Strike

Posted on Sep 20, 2019 in Conservation News
Washington Wild Joins Youth-led Climate Strike

Today, Washington Wild staff joined the Global Climate Strike in both Seattle and Tacoma to show solidarity with youth around the world who are fighting for their future. The voices […]

Sep 20 2019

Media Highlights Dangers of Dredge Mining in Critical Salmon Habitat

Posted on Sep 20, 2019 in Conservation News, Mining
Media Highlights Dangers of Dredge Mining in Critical Salmon Habitat

The Seattle Times featured an Op Ed “SOS: Gold dredging hurts Washington streams” detailing the dangers of unregulated dredge mining on salmon habitat, an issue that Washington Wild has led […]

Sep 9 2019

Local Media Attention Grows on Effort to Weaken Roadless Forest Protections

Local Media Attention Grows on Effort to Weaken Roadless Forest Protections

The Trump Administration recently released a plan that will roll back protections for Alaska’s Tongass National Forest against wide-scale logging. Weakening this policy in Alaska will harm local and Indigenous […]

Aug 26 2019

Organizations Call on Forest Service to Protect Public Input on our National Forests

Posted on Aug 26, 2019 in Conservation News, Forest Management
Organizations Call on Forest Service to Protect Public Input on our National Forests

Today Washington Wild joined 177 other conservation and public interest groups across the nation who signed onto a comment letter regarding the U.S. Forest Service’s proposed rulemaking to revise its National Environmental […]

Aug 15 2019

Washington Wild Convenes Campaign Leaders to Celebrate 5th Anniversary of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions

Washington Wild Convenes Campaign Leaders to Celebrate 5th Anniversary of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions

Today, Washington Wild hosted a celebration for the 5th anniversary of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions at Elliott Bay Brewing Company. In 2014, Washington Wild successfully led a coalition of conservation and recreation […]

Aug 13 2019

Opposition to Imperial Metals’ Proposed Mining Permit near Manning Provincial Park Grows

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 in Conservation News, Mining, Skagit Headwaters
Opposition to Imperial Metals’ Proposed Mining Permit near Manning Provincial Park Grows

Today, an international coalition of more than 140 conservation, recreation and wildlife groups as well as local elected officials, businesses and Tribes and First Nations continues to grow to a […]

Aug 12 2019

Trump Administration Strips Key Provisions of the Endangered Species Act

Posted on Aug 12, 2019 in Conservation News
Trump Administration Strips Key Provisions of the Endangered Species Act

Today, The Trump Administration finalized its proposal to completely change the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the legislation that protects our most threatened animals and plants from extinction. The very agencies […]

Aug 11 2019
Jul 30 2019

Organizations Call on Forest Service to Follow Roadless Rule in Monte Cristo Area

Organizations Call on Forest Service to Follow Roadless Rule in Monte Cristo Area

Today Washington Wild joined 12 other conservation and recreation organizations who signed onto a comment letter to the Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest. The letter calls on the Forest Service to […]

Jul 11 2019