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Apr 27 2017

Protect Our Public Lands – GiveBIG

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 in WA Wild Blog
Protect Our Public Lands – GiveBIG

Now, More than Ever, is a Critical Time to  Protect Our Public Lands. Our public lands and the environment are under attack by Congress and the Trump Administration. In Congress, more than a dozen bills have been introduced that aim to repeal existing environmental protections that safeguard clean air and water, critical wildlife, and recreational […]

Apr 4 2017

Spruce tips, craft beer and keeping WA Wild!

Posted on Apr 4, 2017 in Brewshed, WA Wild Blog
Spruce tips, craft beer and keeping WA Wild!

We’re thrilled to announce that two of our Brewshed® Partners, Peddler Brewing Company and Lucky Envelope Brewing got together and decided to create a beer, the WA Wild Spruce Tip IPA, in honor of our wilderness areas! Peddler Brewing Company has been a Brewshed Partner since 2013 and Lucky Envelope Brewing since 2015. Both of […]

Mar 27 2017

Congress, President Repeal Improvements to Public Land Management

Posted on Mar 27, 2017 in BLM Wild Lands, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Congress, President Repeal Improvements to Public Land Management

On March 27th, President Donald Trump signed legislation into law (H.J. Res. 44) that would repeal recently completed planning regulations that increase transparency and provide more public input on resource management plans for Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands. The Planning 2.0 regulations were the first updates since 1983 for the Bureau of Land Management […]

Mar 14 2017

WA’s Dave Reichert is one of 17 House Republicans to Speak Up on Climate Change

Posted on Mar 14, 2017 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
WA’s Dave Reichert is one of 17 House Republicans to Speak Up on Climate Change

Amidst a constant stream of negative news from Congress and the Trump Administration relating to climate change, a ray of hope materialized from an unlikely source. 17 House Republicans cosponsored a resolution (H. Res. 195), “expressing the commitment of the House of Representatives to conservative environmental stewardship.” Congressman Dave Reichert (R-WA08), who represents a district […]

Feb 24 2017

A New Outdoor Chapter in the PNW: Stacey Kaiser joins Washington Wild!

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 in WA Wild Blog
A New Outdoor Chapter in the PNW: Stacey Kaiser joins Washington Wild!

Hello there! I’m thrilled to join the Washington Wild team as the Membership and Events Coordinator. Growing up, the majority of my time was spent exploring the outdoors. Hiking, picnics, camping and all the other mini adventures my folks could think of. As a young girl, I was intrigued by the giant trees, trailing behind my […]

Jan 17 2017

2016 Washington Wild Conservation Accomplishments

Posted on Jan 17, 2017 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
2016 Washington Wild Conservation Accomplishments

    Wild Olympics Legislation Receives First Congressional Hearing In April, the Wild Olympics legislation had its first congressional hearing by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. In advance of the hearing, the Wild Olympics Campaign announced an additional 100 elected officials, local businesses and other stakeholder endorsements, bringing the total to 550. The […]

Dec 13 2016

Organizations Back Expansion of the Morning Star Natural Resource Conservation Area

Posted on Dec 13, 2016 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog, Wild Sky
Organizations Back Expansion of the Morning Star Natural Resource Conservation Area

Today 17 organizations signed onto a comment letter coordinated by Washington Wild supporting the expansion of the Morning Star Natural Resource Conservation Area (NRCA) by nearly 3,000 acres. The Morning Star is the only NRCA located within Snohomish County and lies adjacent to the recently designated Wild Sky Wilderness. This expansion would effectively extend the […]

Dec 7 2016

Photographer Art Wolfe stands with Washington Wild to protect wild lands and waters

Posted on Dec 7, 2016 in Uncategorized, WA Wild Blog
Photographer Art Wolfe stands with Washington Wild to protect wild lands and waters

I am thrilled to be the Honorary Chair for Washington Wild. As a West Seattle based photographer who is constantly traveling the world to capture some of the most magnificent landscapes, I always look forward to coming home to the Evergreen State. Old growth forests, iconic peaks, crystal clear lakes—some of nature’s most stunning wild places […]

Nov 28 2016

One Hike, Two Hike(s), Red Hike, Brew Hike

Posted on Nov 28, 2016 in Brewshed, WA Wild Blog
One Hike, Two Hike(s), Red Hike, Brew Hike

Autumn is here and with it comes the sublime reds, yellows, and oranges of the seasonal changes. But in a sense, despite the falling leaves, fall in Washington is a sign of new beginnings. The thirst of the area’s trees, mosses, and shrubbery is being quenched by the persistent rain, bringing with it a wild […]

Nov 21 2016

The Other Side of the Table: Volunteering with WA Wild

Posted on Nov 21, 2016 in Brewshed, WA Wild Blog
The Other Side of the Table: Volunteering with WA Wild

When I approached a table at the Washington Cask Beer Festival last year (delicious Washington beer sample in hand), the most I expected was to snag one of the eye-catching stickers. A blue ribbon of clean water poured over jagged green peaks and into a frothy mug of beer. “WA Wild Brewshed® Alliance,” the sticker […]