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Apr 9 2021

Big Time Brewery Raises over $2,500 for Washington Wild Brewshed Alliance with Upstream IPA

Posted on Apr 9, 2021 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Big Time Brewery Raises over $2,500 for Washington Wild Brewshed Alliance with Upstream IPA

Big thanks to Big Time Brewery for raising important funds for wildlands and waterway protections in Washington state. Our collaboration beer, Upstream IPA, brought in over $2,500 to advance Washington Wild’s mission of protecting and restoring wildlands and waters through advocacy, education, and civic engagement.   Upstream IPA brought attention to the interconnected reality of our […]

Apr 6 2021
Apr 6 2021

Bill to Honor Billy Frank Jr. with Statue in U.S. Capitol passes the Washington State Legislature

Posted on Apr 6, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Bill to Honor Billy Frank Jr. with Statue in U.S. Capitol passes the Washington State Legislature

A bill to honor the late Billy Frank Jr. with a statue at the U.S. capitol cleared the senate with a bi-partisan vote of 44-5 and is now headed to Governor Jay Inslee’s desk for his signature. Last month, the House approved the measure, which seeks to replace Washington’s Marcus Whitman statue in the National […]

Apr 5 2021
Apr 5 2021

Positive Media Attention on Wild Olympics Bill as it moves Forward in Congress

Positive Media Attention on Wild Olympics Bill as it moves Forward in Congress

The House of Representatives passed the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (H.R. 999) on February 26 after being introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer.  The bill is part of a package of public land protection bills called Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act (PAW Act). The early passage in the new congressional […]

Apr 1 2021

Hot Cakes Forest Cake Benefits Washington Wild all April in Celebration of Earth Month

Posted on Apr 1, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Hot Cakes Forest Cake Benefits Washington Wild all April in Celebration of Earth Month

Forest and chocolate lovers, we have a sweet treat for you! In celebration of Earth Month (yes, month!), our friends at Hot Cakes are donating 10% of Forest Cake sales to Washington Wild. A Douglas fir ganache is piped into the center of this dark chocolate cake, paired with a dry-burned caramel, vanilla ice cream, […]

Apr 1 2021

Washington Wild Coordinates Letter Calling for the Legacy Roads and Trails Program to be Reinstated

Washington Wild Coordinates Letter Calling for the Legacy Roads and Trails Program to be Reinstated

Today, Washington Wild sent a letter undersigned by 101 conservation, recreation and wildlife organizations, elected officials, and local businesses to Senator Patty Murray urging that the U.S. Forest Service’s Legacy Roads and Trails program be reinstated. The Legacy Roads and Trails program is a national program that has benefitted visitors to national forests and improved […]

Mar 22 2021

Washington Wild Signs onto Letter urging Congress Members to Cosponsor the Arctic Refuge Protection Act

Posted on Mar 22, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Signs onto Letter urging Congress Members to Cosponsor the Arctic Refuge Protection Act

Washington Wild joined 210 organizations urging Congress members to cosponsor the Arctic Refuge Protection Act (S.282/H.R. 815). This critical legislation would restore essential protections for the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and safeguard the subsistence rights of Arctic Indigenous peoples. 70% of Americans oppose oil and gas drilling in the Arctic, one […]

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 […]