Donate Now! Subscribe
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 […]

Nov 15 2016

Protect Clean Water #GivingTuesday from Peak to Pint

Posted on Nov 15, 2016 in Brewshed, WA Wild Blog
Protect Clean Water #GivingTuesday from Peak to Pint

The media’s abuzz with Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday steals, urging you to partake in the craze that makes a weekend of giving thanks and spending time with family turn into a weekend of navigating hoards of bargain shoppers looking for the best deal. Sick of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday craze? Skip […]

Nov 15 2016

Stand with Washington Wild to Protect Wild Places from PEAK TO PEAK!

Posted on Nov 15, 2016 in WA Wild Blog
Stand with Washington Wild to Protect Wild Places from PEAK TO PEAK!

NOW more than ever is a critical time to protect and defend Washington’s wild lands and waters!  As we enter uncertain times we will need you to stand with us to protect our hard fought Wilderness Legacy here in Washington State.  Since 1979 with the support of members like you, we have helped to protect nearly […]

Oct 19 2016

Sequim Gazette recognizes volunteer activist and Olympic Peninsula Resident, Bob Lynette

Sequim Gazette recognizes volunteer activist and Olympic Peninsula Resident, Bob Lynette

On October 19, 2016 a local Olympic Peninsula media outlet, Sequim Gazette, recognized volunteer Activist Bob Lynette by publishing this article, Milestone: Lynette gains Washington Wild conservation award.  Bob was recently presented with the Karen M. Fant Founders Award at Washington Wild’s annual fundraiser, Wild Night Out, this past September.  The media outlet also recognized […]

Sep 30 2016

Daniel J. Evans, Bob Lynette, and Pamela Brulotte Receive Awards from Washington Wild in Support of Conservation

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 in Brewshed, WA Wild Blog

 At Washington Wild’s annual fundraiser, WILD NIGHT OUT, former Governor and U.S. Senator Daniel J.  Evans, Olympic Peninsula Activist Bob Lynette, and Leavenworth Brewery owner Pamela Brulotte each received an annual conservation award from Washington Wild in support of conservation efforts in Washington State to protect Wilderness and Wild & Scenic Rivers.   The Conservation […]

Sep 23 2016

Washington State Offers Alternative to Mountain Bike – Wilderness Debate

Washington State Offers Alternative to Mountain Bike – Wilderness Debate

Several local newspapers including the Bellingham Herald, Tacoma News Tribune and The Olympian reported on a national push to support controversial legislation to amend the 1964 Wilderness Act to allow mountain biking within designated Wilderness Areas. However, in Washington State, Washington Wild has helped lead an alternative common ground approach to both preserve mountain bike access and […]