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May 1 2015

#WABREWSHED

Posted on May 1, 2015 in Brewshed
#WABREWSHED

The Washington Wild Brewshed® Alliance is excited to announce the #WABREWSHED Instagram Competition! The rules of the game are simple, delicious and have great potential to be rewarding.  During the month of May drink any Brewshed® Partner beer (with a visible logo), take a picture and share it with us on Instagram and you could win! […]

May 1 2015

2nd Annual Washington Wild Brewshed® Beer Fest

Posted on May 1, 2015 in Brewshed
2nd Annual Washington Wild Brewshed® Beer Fest

On June 4th over 20 craft breweries from Bellingham to Leavenworth will be pouring quality beer in support of a simple message – protected water makes superior downstream beer. “[The Brewshed® Alliance] is a natural partnership, one that is so obvious that it is sometimes taken for granted,” stated Kendall Jones of the Washington Beer […]

Mar 28 2015

The Alpine Lakes Pale: Drinking in the Success

Posted on Mar 28, 2015 in Alpine Lakes Additions, Brewshed

By: Lyndsay Gordon, Washington Wild Brewshed® Alliance Program Manager On February 19, as guests walked into Elliott Bay Brewing Company’s Lake City Way location, they noticed something different. Celebratory voices carried up the stairs from the Cascade Room below. Downstairs, a party was well underway to celebrate a major Wilderness victory: passage of the Alpine Lakes […]

Mar 27 2015

Groups Provide Input on Recreation Impacts of Planned Timber Sale near Snoqualmie Pass

Groups Provide Input on Recreation Impacts of Planned Timber Sale near Snoqualmie Pass

Washington Wild and eight other conservation and recreation organizations commented on the draft Environmental Assessment for the Hansen Creek Vegetation Project located north of I-90 near Snoqualmie Pass. The Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest releases a draft environmental assessment for a timber sale that could include as much as 1,500 acres over the next six […]

Mar 18 2015

A Business Plan for Washington’s Wild Lands

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in Conservation Voices, WA Wild Blog
A Business Plan for Washington’s Wild Lands

The strong response from business leaders in support of protecting local Wilderness and public lands through Washington Wild is not a philanthropic act. It is rooted in sound economics and good business. Recent research has confirmed what business owners in Washington have known for some time, that quality of life issues, like access to wild lands and waters or historic destinations, are key to attracting top talent to our region.

Feb 25 2015

$1 Million Increase for Repairing Forest Service Roads in WA

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 in Conservation News, Watershed Restoration
$1 Million Increase for Repairing Forest Service Roads in WA

Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), ranking member on the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, announced a $1 million increase for conservation work in Washington State through the U.S. Forest Service’s Legacy Roads and Trails Remediation Program. The increase for 2015 will go toward repairing or closing aging Forest Service roads that are […]

Jan 2 2015

Washington Wild: Alpine Lakes Pale Celebration Challenge!

Posted on Jan 2, 2015 in Brewshed
Washington Wild: Alpine Lakes Pale Celebration Challenge!

After seven years of hard work, the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions and Pratt and Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie Rivers Protection Act passed Congress!  This legislation will protect over 22,000 acres of Wilderness and almost 40 miles Wild and Scenic Rivers.  As a result clean water, native trout, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, and downstream beer will all be […]

Dec 22 2014

Apline Lakes Pale Celebration Challenge!

Posted on Dec 22, 2014 in Alpine Lakes Additions, Brewshed, WA Wild Blog
Apline Lakes Pale Celebration Challenge!

After seven years of hard work, the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions and Pratt and Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie Rivers Protection Act passed Congress!  This legislation will protect over 22,000 acres of Wilderness and almost 40 miles Wild and Scenic Rivers.  As a result clean water, native trout, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, and downstream beer will all be […]

Dec 19 2014

Local Stakeholders Celebrate Alpine Lakes and Illabot Creek Designations

Local Stakeholders Celebrate Alpine Lakes and Illabot Creek Designations

On December 19, 2014, President Barak Obama signed into law legislation adding more than 22,000 acres of underrepresented low-elevation forest to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and designating nearly 40 miles of the Middle Fork Snoqualmie and Pratt Rivers under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. In the same omnibus legislation a separate bill to designate 14 miles […]

Dec 12 2014

Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions Passes Congress after Seven Years of Effort

Posted on Dec 12, 2014 in Alpine Lakes Additions, WA Wild Blog
Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions Passes Congress after Seven Years of Effort

Senator Murray hits another benchmark for Washington’s Next Generation of Wilderness By Tom Uniack, Washington Wild Conservation Director  After squinting to watch the streaming video on my computer of the U.S. Senate  vote, a voice confirms an accomplishment seven years in the making. The Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions and Pratt and Middle Fork Snoqualmie Rivers […]