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Jun 7 2021

Wild Profile: Rebecca Albiani & Mitchell Levy, longtime Washington Wild supporters

Wild Profile: Rebecca Albiani & Mitchell Levy, longtime Washington Wild supporters

Rebecca Albiani still remembers the first time visiting Mt. Rainier 25 years ago on a trip to visit her husband Mitchell’s parents. After a day of snowshoeing in Paradise, she […]

Jun 7 2021

Governor Jay Inslee Signs Bill into Law Preventing Seabed Mining

Posted on Jun 7, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

On May 3, Washington became the second state in the country to prohibit seabed mining, providing permanent protection to the marine environment from this destructive practice. Senate Bill 5145 was […]

Jun 2 2021

Conservation Voices: It takes an ecosystem – how and why conservation coalitions work 

Conservation Voices: It takes an ecosystem – how and why conservation coalitions work 

By Michelle Connor, President and CEO, Forterra    Recently, Washington Wild’s Executive Director Tom Uniack invited me to offer my response to the not infrequent question we each get from our supporters who are passionate about […]

Jun 1 2021

Opposition to Mining in the Skagit Headwaters Grows to Over 275 Entities

Posted on Jun 1, 2021 in Conservation News, Skagit Headwaters, WA Wild Blog
Opposition to Mining in the Skagit Headwaters Grows to Over 275 Entities

The month of May brought a groundswell of opposition to a pending mining permit in the Skagit River Headwaters by Imperial Metals Corporation. Local government leaders downstream in Washington cite […]

May 17 2021

Governor Inslee signs the Healthy Environment for All (HEAL) Act into Law

Posted on May 17, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Governor Inslee signs the Healthy Environment for All (HEAL) Act into Law

Today, in a community gathering at the Duwamish Tribe’s Longhouse and Cultural Center, Governor Jay Inslee signed the Healthy Environment for All (HEAL) Act into law. The legislation will put […]

May 10 2021

Wild Profile: Craig Nobly and Lighthouse Roasters

Posted on May 10, 2021 in Conservation News, Conservation Voices, WA Wild Blog
Wild Profile: Craig Nobly and Lighthouse Roasters

Lighthouse Roasters has been producing fine artisan coffees in Seattle since 1993.  They create consistently great coffee in small batches of the freshest premium beans, roasted in their vintage cast-iron […]

May 10 2021

Hot Cakes Forest Cake Raises Vital Funds for Wild Lands and Waters

Posted on May 10, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Hot Cakes Forest Cake Raises Vital Funds for Wild Lands and Waters

Our Earth Month fundraiser with community partner Hot Cakes was a huge success! For the entire month of April, 10% of Forest Cake sales went to Washington Wild.  Sales from […]

May 10 2021

A collaboration is Brewing with new Brewshed® Alliance Member Fair Isle Brewing!

Posted on May 10, 2021 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
A collaboration is Brewing with new Brewshed® Alliance Member Fair Isle Brewing!

The days are getting longer, vaccine roll-out is happening, and a fresh beer is brewing with one of our newest Brewshed® Alliance members: Fair Isle Brewing!  The brewing and conservation communities […]

May 5 2021

Local Skagit County Governments and Tribes Join Growing Opposition to Mining in Skagit Headwaters

Posted on May 5, 2021 in Conservation News, Skagit Headwaters, WA Wild Blog
Local Skagit County Governments and Tribes Join Growing Opposition to Mining in Skagit Headwaters

Opposition to Imperial Metals mining permit grows to more than 250, led by downstream stakeholders in Washington State concerned about impacts to drinking water, irrigation, salmon habitat, and orca whale […]

Apr 26 2021

Bipartisan Legacy Roads and Trails Bill Introduced to Improve Forest Roads and Protect Waterways

Bipartisan Legacy Roads and Trails Bill Introduced to Improve Forest Roads and Protect Waterways

On April 22, in honor of Earth Day, U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08), Mike Simpson (ID-02), and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) introduced the bipartisan Legacy Roads and Trails (LRT) Act. The bill leverages public and private […]