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Sep 23 2020

Washington Wild Signs-on to Letter Opposing Drilling in Arctic Refuge

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 in Conservation News, Uncategorized
Washington Wild Signs-on to Letter Opposing Drilling in Arctic Refuge

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 […]

Sep 18 2020

Skykomish Ranger District Moves Forward with Blanca Lake/Heybrook Ridge Trail Improvements

Posted on Sep 18, 2020 in Conservation News, Uncategorized, WA Wild Blog

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 […]

Jul 26 2018

50 Years of Protecting Wild & Scenic Rivers

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in Uncategorized, WA Wild Blog
50 Years of Protecting Wild & Scenic Rivers

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 […]

Jun 27 2018

Seattle Mag Features WA State Wilderness Areas

Posted on Jun 27, 2018 in Conservation News, Uncategorized, WA Wild Blog
Seattle Mag Features WA State Wilderness Areas

  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 […]

Jan 19 2018

Washington Wild welcomes new Board Members Maureen McGregor and Richard Lintermans

Posted on Jan 19, 2018 in Conservation News, Uncategorized, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild welcomes new Board Members Maureen McGregor and Richard Lintermans

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 […]

Sep 5 2017

Decision to Close Lake Serene Trail for Logging Access Leads to Efforts to Buy Land

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 […]

Apr 14 2017

Protect the Wilderness Act – Take Action against H.R. 1349!

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 in Uncategorized
Protect the Wilderness Act – Take Action against H.R. 1349!

Write your Members of Congress and ask them to oppose H.R. 1349

Mar 13 2017

OPPOSE H.R. 26! Support Public Land Management

Posted on Mar 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

Write your Senators and ask them to oppose H.R. 26! 

Mar 13 2017

OPPOSE S. 33 & S. 132! Support National Monument Designations

Posted on Mar 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

Write your Members of Congress and ask them to oppose S. 33 and S. 132!