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Sep 24 2021

Local Supporters Cheer House Passage of Wild Olympics Bill as part of NDAA

Local Supporters Cheer House Passage of Wild Olympics Bill as part of NDAA

The Wild Olympics Coalition cheered a major bi-partisan vote in Congress yesterday that helped advance important public lands and rivers legislation forward, including the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act sponsored by Senator Patty Murray and Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA-06), which passed with a number of other public land bills as an […]

Sep 16 2021

Washington Wild Coordinates Letter in Support of Protections for Cascade River, Green River, and Napeequa River

Posted on Sep 16, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Coordinates Letter in Support of Protections for Cascade River, Green River, and Napeequa River

Today, Washington Wild sent a letter undersigned by 52 conservation, wildlife, and recreation organizations to the Washington Department of Ecology in support of the agency’s consideration of three rivers as Outstanding Resource Waters. The Cascade, Green, and Napeequa Rivers in Washington state have been identified as high-quality waters and nominated for consideration to receive classification […]

Sep 14 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 Photo Contest Winners

Posted on Sep 14, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Congratulations to our 2021 Photo Contest Winners

Our 2021 Photo Contest has come to a close! Thank you to everyone who contributed photos to this year’s contest. We had nearly two hundred photos submitted, taking us on a breathtaking journey to all corners of Washington State. From the San Juan Islands to Spokane, wilderness landscapes to your own backyards, your photos wowed! Our […]

Sep 14 2021

Public Lands Pilsner Raises over $2,000 for Wild Lands and Waters

Posted on Sep 14, 2021 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Public Lands Pilsner Raises over $2,000 for Wild Lands and Waters

Thank you to our incredible Brewshed® Alliance member, Lucky Envelope Brewing, for raising important funds to benefit our work of protecting Washington’s wild lands and waters. Public Lands Pilsner featured all Washington-sourced ingredients, with malt from Skagit Valley Malting and Citra and Mosaic hops from Yakima Chief Hops, making this dry-hopped American Pilsner the perfect […]

Sep 3 2021

Washington Wild Remembers Lorraine Loomis, Swinomish Tribal Leader

Posted on Sep 3, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Remembers Lorraine Loomis, Swinomish Tribal Leader

Mourning the Passage of a True Leader By Steve Robinson, Washington Wild Board Member. Washington Wild mourns the passing of tribal warrior Lorraine Loomis of the Swinomish Nation, who died Tuesday, August 10, at the age of 81. She had chaired the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission since 2014, succeeding the late Billy Frank, Jr. To […]

Sep 1 2021

Washington Wild Coordinates Letter to Protect Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks from Noise Pollution

Posted on Sep 1, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Coordinates Letter to Protect Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks from Noise Pollution

Today, Washington Wild submitted a letter undersigned by 28 conservation and recreation organizations urging the National Parks Service to conduct an environmental assessment before allowing low-flying commercial air tours over Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks. The National Park Service is working on Air Tour Management Plans for 24 parks and has chosen two of […]

Aug 26 2021

We’re hiring! Olympic Forest Collaborative Coordinator

Posted on Aug 26, 2021 in Conservation News, Forest Management, WA Wild Blog
We’re hiring! Olympic Forest Collaborative Coordinator

Join our team! Washington Wild is looking for a passionate and skilled individual to work with members of the Olympic Forest Collaborative to help support and coordinate their work in restoration forestry and aquatic restoration projects in the Olympic National Forest. The Olympic Forest Collaborative Coordinator provides coordination and facilitation support for members of the […]

Aug 23 2021
Jul 29 2021

British Columbia Stakeholders Join Growing Opposition to Mining in the Skagit Headwaters

Posted on Jul 29, 2021 in Conservation News, Skagit Headwaters, WA Wild Blog
British Columbia Stakeholders Join Growing Opposition to Mining in the Skagit Headwaters

Today, 39 British Columbia organizations and local businesses sent a letter to the British Columbia Ministry of Mines to express their deep concern and opposition to Imperial Metals’ proposed mining permit in the Skagit Headwaters. The B.C. stakeholders are the latest to join an opposition list totaling over 280 entities formally opposed to the mining […]

Jul 24 2021

Public Lands Pilsner Benefits Washington Wild

Posted on Jul 24, 2021 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Public Lands Pilsner Benefits Washington Wild

Public Lands Pilsner is available now for a limited time! Featuring all Washington-sourced ingredients with malt from Skagit Valley Malting and Citra and Mosaic hops from Yakima Chief Hops, this dry-hopped American Pilsner is the perfect summer beer.  Thanks to Lucky Envelope, a portion of proceeds from Public Lands Pilsner goes towards keeping Washington green and […]