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Mar 19 2019

COMPLETED ACTION: Support Funding for Legacy Roads and Trails Program!

COMPLETED ACTION: Support Funding for Legacy Roads and Trails Program!

In 2019 the U.S. Forest Service’s (USFS) Legacy Roads and Trails (LRT) program was virtually eliminated by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, removing a decade-old dedicated budget line item for this […]

Feb 12 2019

Pro-Public Lands Package, Land & Water Conservation Fund, Passes Senate!

Pro-Public Lands Package, Land & Water Conservation Fund, Passes Senate!

Today, after months of negotiations and legislative hurdles, a pro-public lands package which bundles together over 100 individual lands bills and includes Senator Maria Cantwell’s legislation to permanently reauthorize the […]

Jan 12 2019

WA Wild Brings Together 25 Groups in Support of Baker Lake Road to Trail Project

WA Wild Brings Together 25 Groups in Support of Baker Lake Road to Trail Project

Today, Washington Wild coordinated a joint comment letter signed by 25 conservation and recreation groups on a letter to the Forest Service in support of their proposed alternative for the […]

Jan 7 2019

115th Congress In Review: What Did it Mean for Washington’s Wild Places?

115th Congress In Review: What Did it Mean for Washington’s Wild Places?

The first two years of Trump’s Presidency have just come to a close and with it the end of the two-year 115th Congressional Session. Washington Wild responded to our members […]

Jan 4 2019

COMPLETED ACTION: Support Baker Lake Road to Trail Project

COMPLETED ACTION: Support Baker Lake Road to Trail Project

The comment period for this opportunity has closed. See our Take Action Page for more opportunities! The Forest Service is currently looking for input on alternative trail locations near Baker Lake, aiming […]

Jan 1 2019

2018 Conservation Accomplishments

2018 Conservation Accomplishments

WASHINGTON WILD MOBILIZES MORE CIVIC ADVOCACY THAN EVER In the beginning of 2017 we launched our new online advocacy system where you can fill out a simple form to send […]

Nov 28 2018

Spokesman Review Features Inadequate Wilderness and River Protections in Colville National Forest Plan

Spokesman Review Features Inadequate Wilderness and River Protections in Colville National Forest Plan

Today, The Spokesman Review, a local Spokane newspaper, featured an article “Ignoring years of collaboration, Colville National Forest reduces eligible wilderness areas in draft plan.” Recently the US Forest Service […]

Nov 6 2018

Washington Wild Objects to Inadequate Wilderness and River Protections in Colville National Forest Plan

Washington Wild Objects to Inadequate Wilderness and River Protections in Colville National Forest Plan

Today, Washington Wild sent an objection letter to the US Forest Service (USFS) on their decision for the Colville National Forest Plan. The USFS chose an alternative that does not […]

Oct 26 2018

Washington Wild Presents at Washington State Trails Conference in Wenatchee

Washington Wild Presents at Washington State Trails Conference in Wenatchee

Washington Wild’s Executive Director Tom Uniack presented at the Washington State Trails Conference at the Wenatchee Convention Center. The hour-long presentation entitled, “Moving Beyond the False Choice of Conservation Versus […]

Oct 26 2018

Conservation, Recreation Groups Support Baker Lake Road to Trail Project

Conservation, Recreation Groups Support Baker Lake Road to Trail Project

Today, Washington Wild coordinated a comment letter signed by 25 conservation and recreation groups to the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Forest supporting the proposed action to Baker Lake Road to Trail conversion project. The […]