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Jan 30 2018

COMPLETED ACTION: Stand up for the Public’s Voice and Sound Decision-Making on Public Lands!

COMPLETED ACTION: Stand up for the Public’s Voice and Sound Decision-Making on Public Lands!

For nearly 50 years, the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, has been an empowering legal tool that allows communities to defend themselves and their environments from dangerous, rushed or […]

Jan 30 2018

2017 Conservation Accomplishments

Posted on Jan 30, 2018 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
2017 Conservation Accomplishments

  With your support, Washington Wild was able to achieve great strides in our conservation programming. Thank you for defending Washington’s public lands!    2017 Conservation Accomplishments:  LOCAL ENDORSEMENTS GROW […]

Jan 23 2018

COMPLETED ACTION: Protect Washington’s Coast from Offshore Oil Drilling

Posted on Jan 23, 2018 in Action Alerts, Conservation News
COMPLETED ACTION: Protect Washington’s Coast from Offshore Oil Drilling

The comment period for this opportunity has closed. See our Take Action Page for more opportunities! This January U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is proposing a sweeping plan to open […]

Jan 19 2018

Washington Wild welcomes new Board Members Maureen McGregor and Richard Lintermans

Posted on Jan 19, 2018 in Conservation News, Uncategorized, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild welcomes new Board Members Maureen McGregor and Richard Lintermans

We would like to extend a very warm welcome to Washington Wild’s newest Board Members, Maureen McGregor and Richard Lintermans. We’re very excited to start working with these two wilderness […]

Jan 11 2018

Our Public Lands – A Legacy Worth Protecting

Posted on Jan 11, 2018 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Our Public Lands – A Legacy Worth Protecting

The average life expectancy of the new car you just bought is 8 years. The best planes in the world made right here in Washington State could last as long […]

Jan 11 2018

Over Two Dozen Groups Support Recreation Focused Road Repairs in Sky Valley

Over Two Dozen Groups Support Recreation Focused Road Repairs in Sky Valley

Today, Washington Wild coordinated a joint comment letter signed by over two dozen recreation and conservation groups, and local businesses to the Forest Service supporting key road repairs in Sky Valley. […]

Jan 3 2018

COMPLETED ACTION: Support Road Repairs Providing Access in Sky Valley

COMPLETED ACTION: Support Road Repairs Providing Access in Sky Valley

The Forest Service is in the process of instituting a road repair project on the Skykomish Ranger District that would restore access to key recreation opportunities and they’re seeking YOUR […]

Dec 20 2017

Bill to Open Wilderness Act to Mechanized Use Passes House Committee

Posted on Dec 20, 2017 in Action Alerts, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Bill to Open Wilderness Act to Mechanized Use Passes House Committee

Today, H.R. 1349 the “Wheels in Wilderness Act” passed the House of Natural Resources Committee with a vote of 22-18. The bill will now head to the House Floor for […]

Dec 15 2017

15 Groups Send Letter to Secretary Zinke Opposing National Park Fee Increase

Posted on Dec 15, 2017 in Conservation News, Recreational Access
15 Groups Send Letter to Secretary Zinke Opposing National Park Fee Increase

Today, Washington Wild joined 14 other conservation and recreation organizations on a letter to the Department of Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, opposing the current proposal to drastically increase entry fees […]

Dec 4 2017

President Trump Shrinks Two National Monuments in Utah by Nearly 2 Million Acres

Posted on Dec 4, 2017 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
President Trump Shrinks Two National Monuments in Utah by Nearly 2 Million Acres

Today, while in Salt Lake City Utah among thousands of protesters, President Trump announced that he would be reducing Bears Ears National Monuments by nearly 1.1. million acres (85%) and […]