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Sep 14 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 Photo Contest Winners

Posted on Sep 14, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Congratulations to our 2021 Photo Contest Winners

Our 2021 Photo Contest has come to a close! Thank you to everyone who contributed photos to this year’s contest. We had nearly two hundred photos submitted, taking us on a breathtaking journey to all corners of Washington State. From the San Juan Islands to Spokane, wilderness landscapes to your own backyards, your photos wowed! Our […]

Sep 14 2021

Public Lands Pilsner Raises over $2,000 for Wild Lands and Waters

Posted on Sep 14, 2021 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Public Lands Pilsner Raises over $2,000 for Wild Lands and Waters

Thank you to our incredible Brewshed® Alliance member, Lucky Envelope Brewing, for raising important funds to benefit our work of protecting Washington’s wild lands and waters. Public Lands Pilsner featured all Washington-sourced ingredients, with malt from Skagit Valley Malting and Citra and Mosaic hops from Yakima Chief Hops, making this dry-hopped American Pilsner the perfect […]

Sep 3 2021

Washington Wild Remembers Lorraine Loomis, Swinomish Tribal Leader

Posted on Sep 3, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Remembers Lorraine Loomis, Swinomish Tribal Leader

Mourning the Passage of a True Leader Washington Wild mourns the passing of tribal warrior Lorraine Loomis of the Swinomish Nation, who died Tuesday, August 10, at the age of 81. She had chaired the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission since 2014, succeeding the late Billy Frank, Jr. To say she was an advocate for salmon […]

Sep 1 2021

Washington Wild Coordinates Letter to Protect Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks from Noise Pollution

Posted on Sep 1, 2021 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Coordinates Letter to Protect Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks from Noise Pollution

Today, Washington Wild submitted a letter undersigned by 28 conservation and recreation organizations urging the National Parks Service to conduct an environmental assessment before allowing low-flying commercial air tours over Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks. The National Park Service is working on Air Tour Management Plans for 24 parks and has chosen two of […]

Aug 26 2021

We’re hiring! Olympic Forest Collaborative Coordinator

Posted on Aug 26, 2021 in Conservation News, Forest Management, WA Wild Blog
We’re hiring! Olympic Forest Collaborative Coordinator

Join our team! Washington Wild is looking for a passionate and skilled individual to work with members of the Olympic Forest Collaborative to help support and coordinate their work in restoration forestry and aquatic restoration projects in the Olympic National Forest. The Olympic Forest Collaborative Coordinator provides coordination and facilitation support for members of the […]

Aug 23 2021
Jul 29 2021

British Columbia Stakeholders Join Growing Opposition to Mining in the Skagit Headwaters

Posted on Jul 29, 2021 in Conservation News, Skagit Headwaters, WA Wild Blog
British Columbia Stakeholders Join Growing Opposition to Mining in the Skagit Headwaters

Today, 39 British Columbia organizations and local businesses sent a letter to the British Columbia Ministry of Mines to express their deep concern and opposition to Imperial Metals’ proposed mining permit in the Skagit Headwaters. The B.C. stakeholders are the latest to join an opposition list totaling over 280 entities formally opposed to the mining […]

Jul 24 2021

Public Lands Pilsner Benefits Washington Wild

Posted on Jul 24, 2021 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Public Lands Pilsner Benefits Washington Wild

Public Lands Pilsner is available now for a limited time! Featuring all Washington-sourced ingredients with malt from Skagit Valley Malting and Citra and Mosaic hops from Yakima Chief Hops, this dry-hopped American Pilsner is the perfect summer beer.  Thanks to Lucky Envelope, a portion of proceeds from Public Lands Pilsner goes towards keeping Washington green and […]

Jul 23 2021

The Department of Natural Resources Closes Eastern Washington Lands to Recreation Due to Extreme Fire Danger

Posted on Jul 23, 2021 in Conservation News, Forest Management, WA Wild Blog
The Department of Natural Resources Closes Eastern Washington Lands to Recreation Due to Extreme Fire Danger

Washington Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz announced a temporary closure of all DNR-managed lands in eastern Washington, citing extreme fire danger and ongoing drought. The closure puts a halt to recreational and public access from July 23rd until conditions improve on all DNR-managed state lands, conservation areas, community forests and any associated roads, trails, […]

Jul 15 2021

The Biden Administration Announces Sweeping Protections for Tongass National Forest

The Biden Administration Announces Sweeping Protections for Tongass National Forest

In a bold move for a region long reliant on felled old-growth trees, the Biden administration announced a new plan for the Tongass National Forest to restore and implement additional safeguards. Not only will the previous Roadless Rule protections be reinstated (as promised in June) but new safeguards will be added, including $25 million in […]