You can help protect Washington’s wild places by practicing fire safety whether at home or in the outdoors. This summer’s record-breaking heat has led to dry conditions leading to Governor Jay Inslee announcing a statewide wildfire state of emergency. These tips can help prevent wildfires, which endanger communities, homes, wilderness, and other natural resources: […]
Washington Wild joined 250 organizations to implore Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, and Hilcorp to not pursue fossil fuel development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; to withhold from bidding on any lease parcels that are offered in the Arctic Refuge in response to the 2017 Tax Act; and to make a public statement in opposition to […]
Earlier this month, the Skykomish Ranger District issued two memos moving forward with the Blanca Lake Trail maintenance and the construction of the Heybrook Ridge Connecting Trail after Washington Wild submitted comments. This is great news as these improvements will make these areas more accessible and sustainable. On August 31st, Washington Wild submitted a letter […]
In 1968, Washington Wild’s former board member and long-time river advocate Doug North was a 16-year-old student at Ingraham High School in Seattle. He had grown up through the ranks of his boy scout troop where he took backpacking trips up the Big Quilcene and Dosewallips Rivers on the Olympic Peninsula. Little did he know […]
The Article This June, Washington Wild was proud to have been featured in Seattle Magazine’s editor’s note by Rachel Hart, “Seattle Is Closer to More Wilderness Areas Than Any Large U.S. City”. Born out of the common interests between us and our partners at Seattle Mag, the article highlights protecting wild places in Washington […]
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 advocates! Learn more about why they support Washington Wild: Maureen McGregor has been working at the intersection of nonprofits and technology since graduating with a degree […]
The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest has issued a decision to close the Lake Serene and Bridal Veil Falls trail from September 25th, 2017 to July 1, 2018 to allow access to logging by the Weyerhauser company. An early section of the trail is adjacent to private property, on which Weyerhauser is scheduled to begin logging […]
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