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Aug 26 2021

We’re hiring! Olympic Forest Collaborative Coordinator

Posted on Aug 26, 2021 in Conservation News, Forest Management, WA Wild Blog
We’re hiring! Olympic Forest Collaborative Coordinator

Join our team! Washington Wild is looking for a passionate and skilled individual to work with members of the Olympic Forest Collaborative to help support and coordinate their work in restoration forestry and aquatic restoration projects in the Olympic National Forest. The Olympic Forest Collaborative Coordinator provides coordination and facilitation support for members of the […]

Aug 23 2021
Jul 29 2021

British Columbia Stakeholders Join Growing Opposition to Mining in the Skagit Headwaters

Posted on Jul 29, 2021 in Conservation News, Skagit Headwaters, WA Wild Blog
British Columbia Stakeholders Join Growing Opposition to Mining in the Skagit Headwaters

Today, 39 British Columbia organizations and local businesses sent a letter to the British Columbia Ministry of Mines to express their deep concern and opposition to Imperial Metals’ proposed mining permit in the Skagit Headwaters. The B.C. stakeholders are the latest to join an opposition list totaling over 280 entities formally opposed to the mining […]

Jul 24 2021

Public Lands Pilsner Benefits Washington Wild

Posted on Jul 24, 2021 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Public Lands Pilsner Benefits Washington Wild

Public Lands Pilsner is available now for a limited time! Featuring all Washington-sourced ingredients with malt from Skagit Valley Malting and Citra and Mosaic hops from Yakima Chief Hops, this dry-hopped American Pilsner is the perfect summer beer.  Thanks to Lucky Envelope, a portion of proceeds from Public Lands Pilsner goes towards keeping Washington green and […]

Jul 23 2021

The Department of Natural Resources Closes Eastern Washington Lands to Recreation Due to Extreme Fire Danger

Posted on Jul 23, 2021 in Conservation News, Forest Management, WA Wild Blog
The Department of Natural Resources Closes Eastern Washington Lands to Recreation Due to Extreme Fire Danger

Washington Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz announced a temporary closure of all DNR-managed lands in eastern Washington, citing extreme fire danger and ongoing drought. The closure puts a halt to recreational and public access from July 23rd until conditions improve on all DNR-managed state lands, conservation areas, community forests and any associated roads, trails, […]

Jul 15 2021

The Biden Administration Announces Sweeping Protections for Tongass National Forest

Posted on Jul 15, 2021 in Conservation News, Roadless, WA Wild Blog
The Biden Administration Announces Sweeping Protections for Tongass National Forest

In a bold move for a region long reliant on felled old-growth trees, the Biden administration announced a new plan for the Tongass National Forest to restore and implement additional safeguards. Not only will the previous Roadless Rule protections be reinstated (as promised in June) but new safeguards will be added, including $25 million in […]

Jul 13 2021

Recreate Responsibly by practicing Wildfire prevention and preparedness

Posted on Jul 13, 2021 in Uncategorized
Recreate Responsibly by practicing Wildfire prevention and preparedness

You can help protect Washington’s wild places by practicing fire safety whether at home or in the outdoors. This summer’s record-breaking heat has led to dry conditions leading to Governor Jay Inslee announcing a statewide wildfire state of emergency.    These tips can help prevent wildfires, which endanger communities, homes, wilderness, and other natural resources: […]

Jul 12 2021

Celebrate the Release of Public Lands Pilsner on July 23

Posted on Jul 12, 2021 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Celebrate the Release of Public Lands Pilsner on July 23

After 16-months of virtual events, we are thrilled to gather in person again to celebrate the release of Public Lands Pilsner!   Join us on July 23rd from 3–9m at Lucky Envelope located at 907 NW 50th St, Seattle, WA. RSVP to the Facebook event here.    Featuring all Washington-sourced ingredients with malt from Skagit […]

Jun 25 2021

Positive Media Attention as Opposition to Mining in Skagit Headwaters Grows

Posted on Jun 25, 2021 in Conservation News, Skagit Headwaters, WA Wild Blog
Positive Media Attention as Opposition to Mining in Skagit Headwaters Grows

Southern British Columbia has become a dangerous hotspot for toxic pollution from mines in watersheds that flow into Washington state, including the beloved Skagit River. Currently, there is a pending request for a mining permit in the Skagit Headwaters by Imperial Metals, the company responsible for the infamous Mount Polley mine disaster of 2014, which […]

Jun 21 2021

Be a Responsible Rover

Posted on Jun 21, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Be a Responsible Rover

Many adventure pups call Washington home. If you and your furry friend are venturing outside this summer, be sure to recreate responsibly! ⠀ By implementing a few practical tips, you can ensure a safe and enjoyable time for you, your 4-legged friend, and all trail users. Research the forecast, trail reports, and where dogs are […]