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Mar 18 2021

Deb Haaland Sworn in as First Native American Cabinet Secretary in United States History

Posted on Mar 18, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Deb Haaland Sworn in as First Native American Cabinet Secretary in United States History

On March 15th, Rep. Deb Haaland was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the next Secretary of the Interior with a bi-partisan vote of 51-40. Today, she was ceremoniously sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris.  Haaland, a representative from New Mexico and a member of the Laguna Pueblo, is a historic pick by the […]

Mar 16 2021

Lighthouse Roasters Blend Benefits Washington Wild

Posted on Mar 16, 2021 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Lighthouse Roasters Blend Benefits Washington Wild

Washington Wild is excited to announce a collaboration coffee roast with Lighthouse Roasters. Washington Wild Blend is a delicious blend of Natural Ethiopia, Guatemala, and Honduras. This coffee offers up some great flavors of chocolate with a hint of berry and plum. For every pound sold, Lighthouse will donate $2 to supporting our work of protecting […]

Mar 11 2021
Mar 10 2021
Mar 9 2021

Washington Wild Coordinates Letter Supporting Funding to Protect State Lands on the Olympic Peninsula, Snohomish County, the San Juan Islands and Kitsap County

Posted on Mar 9, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Coordinates Letter Supporting Funding to Protect State Lands on the Olympic Peninsula, Snohomish County, the San Juan Islands and Kitsap County

Washington Wild sent a letter undersigned by 54 conservation, recreation, and wildlife organizations to the House Capital Budget and Senate Ways and Means Committees urging them to include funding for the Trust Land Transfer (TLT) program in the Capitol budget. The ask for funding is to complete four high priority projects – Devils Lake, Morning […]

Mar 5 2021
Feb 26 2021

Wild Olympics Passes House Early in New Congressional Session

Wild Olympics Passes House Early in New Congressional Session

Today, by a bipartisan vote of 227-200, the House of Representatives passed the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (H.R. 999).  The bill is part of a package of public land protection bills called Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act (PAW Act). Introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06), the Wild Olympics and […]

Feb 22 2021

Washington Wild Supports Prevention of Seabed Mining

Posted on Feb 22, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Supports Prevention of Seabed Mining

Washington Wild signed onto a comment letter along with 25 organizations sent to Governor Jay Inslee urging his support of SB 5145 (2021-2022) concerning the prevention of seabed mining of hard minerals in Washington’s marine waters. Coastal communities rely on the ocean to sustain jobs, sense of place, and spiritual practice. Seabed mining would harm […]

Feb 16 2021

Washington Wild joins nearly 500 Groups urging Rep. Haaland be confirmed for Interior Secretary

Posted on Feb 16, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild joins nearly 500 Groups urging Rep. Haaland be confirmed for Interior Secretary

In a letter publicly released today, Washington Wild joined nearly 500 national and regional organizations representing millions of people, including Native American, environmental justice, Western communities, and outdoor business in urging Senators in party and committee leadership to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Interior (DOI).  Haaland, a representative from New Mexico and a […]

Feb 12 2021