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Dec 2 2019

Protecting the Skagit

Protecting the Skagit

By Brian Cladoosby, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Chairman The Swinomish Tribal Community are People of the Salmon, and the Skagit is our home. It is an essential part of who […]

Aug 13 2019

Opposition to Imperial Metals’ Proposed Mining Permit near Manning Provincial Park Grows

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 in Conservation News, Mining, Skagit Headwaters
Opposition to Imperial Metals’ Proposed Mining Permit near Manning Provincial Park Grows

Today, an international coalition of more than 140 conservation, recreation and wildlife groups as well as local elected officials, businesses and Tribes and First Nations continues to grow to a […]

Jun 17 2019

International Coalition Launches Paid Ad Campaign in Opposition to Proposed Mining in Skagit Headwaters

Posted on Jun 17, 2019 in Conservation News, Mining, Skagit Headwaters
International Coalition Launches Paid Ad Campaign in Opposition to Proposed Mining in Skagit Headwaters

Today, a coalition of more than 110 conservation recreation and wildlife groups as well as local elected officials, businesses and Tribes and First Nations from both British Columbia and Washington […]

Jun 14 2019
Jun 5 2019

Washington Wild Highlights Threat to Skagit Headwaters in Local Media

Washington Wild Highlights Threat to Skagit Headwaters in Local Media

As a public comment period by the British Columbia government closed on May 18, opposition to proposed mining in the Canadian headwaters of the Skagit River has grown substantially. The Skagit flows through […]

May 16 2019

More than 50 Conservation Organizations and Elected Officials Oppose Mining in Skagit Headwaters

More than 50 Conservation Organizations and Elected Officials Oppose Mining in Skagit Headwaters

Today Washington Wild coordinated a comment letter to the British Columbia Government signed by 53 conservation, recreation and wildlife organizations as well as a bipartisan group of former and current […]

May 15 2019
Apr 23 2019

Canadian Media Highlights Mining in Skagit Headwaters and WA Wild Joint Letter

Canadian Media Highlights Mining in Skagit Headwaters and WA Wild Joint Letter

 The Narwhal, a Victoria B.C. online newspaper, featured an article “Imperial Metals’ plan to drill in Skagit headwaters spawns cross-border backlash” quoting a letter coordinated by WA Wild and signed […]

Apr 12 2019

Organizations Oppose New Mining Threats in Headwaters of the Skagit River

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 in Conservation News, Skagit Headwaters, WA Wild Blog
Organizations Oppose New Mining Threats in Headwaters of the Skagit River

Today, Washington Wild coordinated a letter signed by 22 conservation, recreation and wildlife organizations to the Skagit Environmental Endowment Commission Co-Chairs regarding proposed mining activities in the Canadian portion of […]

Dec 21 2018

Organizations Oppose Proposed Logging in Canadian Headwaters of Skagit River

Organizations Oppose Proposed Logging in Canadian Headwaters of Skagit River

Today, Washington Wild coordinated a letter signed by 19 conservation, recreation and wildlife organizations to Planning Forester Mr. Quigcen Cai regarding proposed logging activities in the Canadian portion of the […]