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Feb 4 2022

2021 Conservation Accomplishments

Posted on Feb 4, 2022 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
2021 Conservation Accomplishments

2021 was another challenging year with ever-shifting pandemic restrictions, but we worked hard to move our conservation work forward. Highlights Mining Halted in Skagit Headwaters! While we celebrated the announcement […]

Jan 25 2022

Washington Wild Leads Local Efforts to Support Reinstating Roadless Area Protections in the Tongass National Forest

Posted on Jan 25, 2022 in Conservation News, Roadless, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Leads Local Efforts to Support Reinstating Roadless Area Protections in the Tongass National Forest

Yesterday marked the end of the 60-day formal comment period to collect public input on the Biden Administration’s proposal to restore National Forest Roadless Area protections in Alaska’s Tongass National […]

Jan 19 2022

Coalition Cheers Settlement to Halt Mining Threat in the Skagit River Headwaters

Posted on Jan 19, 2022 in Conservation News, Skagit Headwaters, WA Wild Blog
Coalition Cheers Settlement to Halt Mining Threat in the Skagit River Headwaters

An international coalition cheered a major victory today: A settlement to halt mining in the Skagit Headwaters. In 2019, Imperial Metals Corporation filed a permit to begin mining in the […]

Jan 10 2022

Corporate Partner Grayl Receives Outstanding Partnership Award from the Conservation Alliance, nominated by Washington Wild

Posted on Jan 10, 2022 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Corporate Partner Grayl Receives Outstanding Partnership Award from the Conservation Alliance, nominated by Washington Wild

The Conservation Alliance announced the recipients of its 2021 Outstanding Partnership Awards earlier this month—Bank of the West, Grayl, and Obōz. The yearly award recognizes the organization’s member companies whose efforts directly support […]

Dec 16 2021

Positive Media Attention Grows in Support of National Forest Roadless Protections

Positive Media Attention Grows in Support of National Forest Roadless Protections

The Biden Administration recently announced steps to restore national forest roadless area protections in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. The proposal is a repeal of the Trump Administration’s 2020 Alaska Roadless […]

Nov 25 2021

Wild Profile: Gro Buer and Bruce Williams

Wild Profile: Gro Buer and Bruce Williams

20-year supporters of Washington Wild Bruce Williams was born in Seattle and has checked pretty much every adventure box you can think of. As a kid, his family, sailed, hiked, […]

Nov 25 2021

Wild Profile: Caramia and Kevin Murry, Owners of Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery

Wild Profile: Caramia and Kevin Murry, Owners of Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery

While both Caramia and Kevin Murry of Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery were not born here, they consider themselves Washingtonians. At one year old, Kevin arrived in Washington from Massachusetts […]

Nov 25 2021

Conservation Voices: The Skagit: A River that Connects Us All

Conservation Voices: The Skagit: A River that Connects Us All

By Tom Wooten, Samish Indian Nation Chairman. The Skagit River of Northwest Washington State has always been about connections. The river connects the mountains of the North Cascades to the […]

Nov 23 2021
Nov 19 2021

Biden Administration announces steps to restore National Forest Roadless Area protections for nine million acres of old-growth forest

Biden Administration announces steps to restore National Forest Roadless Area protections for nine million acres of old-growth forest

Proposal to protect ancient forests and address climate impacts in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest relevant to Washington State WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, the Biden Administration announced steps to restore national forest […]