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Oct 28 2020

Washington Wild Submits Letter Opposing Rollback of Roadless Rule in Tongass National Forest

Posted on Oct 28, 2020 in Conservation News, Roadless, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Submits Letter Opposing Rollback of Roadless Rule in Tongass National Forest

On October 26, Washington Wild submitted a letter with 72 undersigned conservation, recreation and wildlife organizations, local business leaders, and elected officials to express deep disappointment with the U.S. Forest […]

Oct 26 2020

Virtual Happy Hour: Defend Roadless Protection Areas in the Tongass & Our Backyard

Posted on Oct 26, 2020 in Conservation News, Roadless, WA Wild Blog
Virtual Happy Hour: Defend Roadless Protection Areas in the Tongass & Our Backyard

Last week we learned about one of the rarest ecosystems in the world—Alaska’s Tongass National Forest—and the current threat to its Roadless Protection Areas. Acclaimed photographer and author Amy Gulick […]

Sep 25 2020
Apr 24 2020

Earth Week Virtual Happy Hour: Our Roadless Forests

Earth Week Virtual Happy Hour: Our Roadless Forests

For our fourth and final Earth Week Virtual Happy Hour session, we learned about the importance of roadless forests in the United States and the ongoing threats to the 2001 […]

Apr 23 2020
Dec 17 2019

Media Attention on National Forest Roadless Areas Grows

Posted on Dec 17, 2019 in Conservation News, Forest Management, Roadless
Media Attention on National Forest Roadless Areas Grows

In October, the Trump Administration announced a controversial proposal to eliminate long standing protections for unlogged old-growth forests within Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. The ancient forests are part of the […]

Dec 16 2019

100 Washington Stakeholders Oppose Repeal of Old-Growth Forest Protections Under the Roadless Rule

100 Washington Stakeholders Oppose Repeal of Old-Growth Forest Protections Under the Roadless Rule

Today, 102 local elected officials, businesses, commercial fishermen, faith leaders, hunting and fishing interests and conservation and recreation organizations sent a letter to the U.S. Forest Service opposing the elimination of […]

Dec 9 2019

WA Brewing Industry Speaks up for Remaining Old-Growth Forests in AK and WA

WA Brewing Industry Speaks up for Remaining Old-Growth Forests in AK and WA

Today, a coalition of breweries across Washington state joined together to stand up for healthy watersheds after the Trump Administration announced they are moving forward with a controversial proposal to […]

Nov 23 2019

Seattle Public Meeting Focuses on Retaining Protections for Roadless Forests

Seattle Public Meeting Focuses on Retaining Protections for Roadless Forests

Today, Washington Wild and a host of conservation and recreation organizations joined Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) to hold a community public meeting at the Seattle REI flagship store to offer […]

Oct 15 2019

Trump Administration Targets Remaining Old-Growth Rainforests in Alaska in Extreme Proposal

Trump Administration Targets Remaining Old-Growth Rainforests in Alaska in Extreme Proposal

Today, The Trump Administration announced they are moving forward with a controversial proposal to eliminate long standing protections for unlogged old-growth forests in Alaska’s Tongass National Forests. These roadless areas […]