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Mar 12 2024
Mar 7 2024

WA State Legislature Exceeds Expectations, Protects 2,200 Acres of Forest Land!

Posted on Mar 7, 2024 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

As Washington’s 2024 legislative session ends, Washington Wild and a coalition of state forest advocates are celebrating the protection of 2,200 acres of state forest land in nine different counties […]

Feb 27 2024

37 Join WA Wild on Letter Urging the U.S. Navy to Reconsider Proposed Expansion of Flight Training Areas

Posted on Feb 27, 2024 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

Recently, the U.S. Navy opened a public comment period regarding their Eastern Washington Airspace Extension Environmental Assessment for the Okanogan D Military Operation Area (MOA). According to the draft Environmental […]

Feb 16 2024
Feb 14 2024

Wild Valentines

Posted on Feb 14, 2024 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

We feel nothing inspires love more than our state’s breathtaking landscapes, world-class recreation, and charismatic fish and wildlife. To celebrate, we’ve created a downloadable, printable version of “Wild Valentines”. So […]

Feb 6 2024

Conservationists and Climbers Raise Concern About Proposed Wilderness Climbing Regulations

Posted on Feb 6, 2024 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

In November 2023, the National Park Service (NPS) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) released draft recreation management directives and opened a public comment period. The proposed directives classify fixed anchors—the […]

Jan 31 2024

WA Wild Advocates for Opportunity to Fund Additional Trust Land Transfer Projects

Posted on Jan 31, 2024 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

Today, Washington Wild sent a comment letter signed by 110 elected officials, local businesses, and conservation, recreation, and wildlife organizations urging Washington State legislators to allocate $8 million in the […]

Jan 30 2024

WA Wild Signs onto Comment Letter Ahead of Congressional Hearing on Snake River Salmon Recovery

Posted on Jan 30, 2024 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

The long-running debate over the future of the four Lower Snake River dams reached the U.S. Capitol today during a House Energy, Climate, and Grid Security subcommittee hearing. The letter, […]

Jan 11 2024

Model of Billy Frank Jr. Statue Unveiled in Olympia

Posted on Jan 11, 2024 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

Yesterday evening, the model of Washington State’s newest addition to the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C., was unveiled to a group of state lawmakers, tribal leaders, and activists in […]

Jan 5 2024

2023 Conservation Accomplishments

Posted on Jan 5, 2024 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

Change is incremental. The ‘big wins’ Washington Wild works toward and celebrates—like the recent decision by Ecology to designate our state’s first-ever Outstanding Resource Waters—are the result of the countless, […]