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Jun 4 2015

Coalition Cheers Wilderness Act

Coalition Cheers Wilderness Act

The Wild Olympics Coalition today cheered the introduction of the Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by Senator Patty Murray and Representative Derek Kilmer to permanently protect more than 126,500 acres of Olympic National Forest as wilderness and 19 rivers and their major tributaries, a total of 464 river miles, as Wild and Scenic Rivers.

Jun 4 2015

Wild Olympics Bill Introduced into New Congress

Wild Olympics Bill Introduced into New Congress

The Wild Olympics Coalition today cheered the introduction of the Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by Senator Patty Murray and Representative Derek Kilmer to permanently protect […]

May 28 2015

One Hundred Organizations Oppose Threats to Wild Rivers

Posted on May 28, 2015 in Conservation News, River Management
One Hundred Organizations Oppose Threats to Wild Rivers

Nearly 100 conservation organizations, including Washington Wild wrote a letter to members of the U.S. Congress opposing new legislation (S. 1236) that would overturns a century’s worth of checks and […]

May 8 2015

Rep. Kilmer Joins Official Launch of Olympic Forestry Collaborative

Posted on May 8, 2015 in Conservation News
Rep. Kilmer Joins Official Launch of Olympic Forestry Collaborative

Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) joined the official launch of the Olympic Peninsula Collaborative ( Olympic Forestry Collaborative ) in Port Angeles. Kilmer hosted an interactive panel discussion with local […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]