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Oct 22 2018

Conservation, Recreation, Wildlife Groups Oppose New Roads in Roadless Areas Near Mt. Baker

Conservation, Recreation, Wildlife Groups Oppose New Roads in Roadless Areas Near Mt. Baker

Today Washington Wild coordinated a joint comment letter joined by 20 conservation, recreation and wildlife organizations to the Forest Service concerning a proposed plan of operations for the Excelsior Mine, located […]

Oct 19 2018

COMPLETED ACTION: Protect the Mt. Baker North Roadless Area From New Road Building!

COMPLETED ACTION: Protect the Mt. Baker North Roadless Area From New Road Building!

The comment period for this opportunity has closed. See our Take Action Page for more opportunities! The U.S. Forest Service has presented a draft environmental analysis on a proposed plan […]

Oct 15 2018

More than 100 Organizations Oppose Changes to National Forest Roadless Rule

Today, Washington Wild joined 113 Organizations on a letter to Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, to voice their strong opposition to any exemption or exceptions to the Roadless Area Conservation […]

Oct 5 2018

Op-Ed in Seattle Times Encourages Preserving “Washington’s unspoiled roadless areas”

Op-Ed in Seattle Times Encourages Preserving “Washington’s unspoiled roadless areas”

Today, guidebook author Craig Romano published an opinion piece in the Seattle Times detailing the multiple benefits of our roadless areas, and letting people know the time to act is […]

Sep 28 2018

COMPLETED ACTION: Save Alaska’s Tongass Forest – Protect the Roadless Rule!

COMPLETED ACTION: Save Alaska’s Tongass Forest – Protect the Roadless Rule!

The comment period for this opportunity has closed. See our Take Action Page for more opportunities! Earlier this year, Alaska Senators attempted to exempt Alaska’s national forests from the Roadless […]

Sep 18 2018

More than 70 Groups Call for Comment Extension on Effort to Weaken Alaska’s Tongass’ Roadless Areas

Washington Wild coordinated a joint comment letter signed by 78 elected officials, local businesses, recreation and conservation groups to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue regarding an effort to weaken roadless […]

Aug 2 2018

COMPLETED ACTION: Thank Senator Cantwell for Legislation to Permanently Protect Roadless Forests

COMPLETED ACTION: Thank Senator Cantwell for Legislation to Permanently Protect Roadless Forests

The comment period for this opportunity has closed. See our Take Action Page for more opportunities! Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) has introduced legislation that would codify administrative protections for about nearly 60 […]

Aug 1 2018

Local Washington Stakeholders Cheer Senator Cantwell’s Introduction of Bill to Permanently Protect Roadless Forests

Local Washington Stakeholders Cheer Senator Cantwell’s Introduction of Bill to Permanently Protect Roadless Forests

Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) has introduced legislation that would codify administrative protections for about nearly 60 million acres of ancient forests, salmon spawning streams and sources for safe and clean […]

May 14 2018

Washingtonians Raise Their Voices for Roadless Forests

Washingtonians Raise Their Voices for Roadless Forests

Calling upon our coalition partners and organizational allies, Washington Wild led the effort to create a joint comment letter signed by an impressive group of 152 partners in response to […]

Apr 10 2018

Nearly 100 Groups Stand Up for Alaska’s Roadless Areas

Nearly 100 Groups Stand Up for Alaska’s Roadless Areas

Recently, The State of Alaska has petitioned the Department of Interior (DOI) to exempt Alaska’s Tongass National Forest from the Roadless Rule. Today, Washington Wild joined 93 other groups on […]