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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 […]

Mar 1 2016

Sage Spirit Presentation Series in Eastern Washington

Posted on Mar 1, 2016 in BLM Wild Lands, Conservation News, Events, WA Wild Blog
Sage Spirit Presentation Series in Eastern Washington

Washington Wild is leading efforts statewide to provide meaningful protections for Washington’s unheralded wild lands in eastern Washington. As the largest single land manager of sagebrush habitat in Eastern Washington, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has a critical opportunity this summer to provide meaningful protections through their Resource Management Plan for lands with Wilderness characteristics, wildlife habitat and year round recreational opportunities.

Feb 18 2016

Continuing the Conservation Adventure: Ariel West joins Washington Wild!

Posted on Feb 18, 2016 in WA Wild Blog

I am thrilled to be joining Washington Wild as the new administrative assistant and grateful for the warm welcome from the organization! My interest in conservation work really began when I decided to spend a year in China teaching English and gain a better understanding of the world outside of the U.S. When I first […]

Jan 4 2016

Thank you, Doug

Posted on Jan 4, 2016 in WA Wild Blog
Thank you, Doug

IN MEMORIAM: Doug Walker 1950-2015 The conservation and recreation community in Washington State lost a strong leader and powerful ally when Doug Walker died on December 31 in an apparent avalanche near Granite Mountain in his beloved Cascade Mountains. There have been many tributes to Doug in the past few days, including from the Seattle Times, […]

Dec 8 2015

Creating a Big Tent for Conservation

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in WA Wild Blog
Creating a Big Tent for Conservation

Washington Wild is excited to Create a Big Tent for Conservation! Over the past year, Washington Wild made over 1,000 connections with local elected officials, business owners, recreation organizations and sportsmen to support the permanent protection of wild lands and waters throughout the state. In looking at the broad array of those who stand with […]