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Jan 30 2018

2017 Conservation Accomplishments

Posted on Jan 30, 2018 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
2017 Conservation Accomplishments

  With your support, Washington Wild was able to achieve great strides in our conservation programming. Thank you for defending Washington’s public lands!    2017 Conservation Accomplishments:  LOCAL ENDORSEMENTS GROW […]

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 […]

Jan 11 2018

Our Public Lands – A Legacy Worth Protecting

Posted on Jan 11, 2018 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Our Public Lands – A Legacy Worth Protecting

The average life expectancy of the new car you just bought is 8 years. The best planes in the world made right here in Washington State could last as long […]

Dec 20 2017

Bill to Open Wilderness Act to Mechanized Use Passes House Committee

Posted on Dec 20, 2017 in Action Alerts, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Bill to Open Wilderness Act to Mechanized Use Passes House Committee

Today, H.R. 1349 the “Wheels in Wilderness Act” passed the House of Natural Resources Committee with a vote of 22-18. The bill will now head to the House Floor for […]

Dec 11 2017

Preserving the Magic of the Pacific Northwest

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 in Conservation Voices, WA Wild Blog
Preserving the Magic of the Pacific Northwest

By Jim Whittaker, 1st American to Summit Mt. Everest and former CEO of REI Washington State’s public lands are a legacy worth protecting. I should know as someone who grew […]

Dec 10 2017

Wild Profile: Bob Brenlin

Posted on Dec 10, 2017 in Conservation Voices, WA Wild Blog
Wild Profile: Bob Brenlin

Thanks to his exceptional commitment to protecting Washington’s wild lands and watersheds, Bob Brenlin was presented with the 2017 Brewshed® Award at last year’s Wild Night Out.  A Washington Wild […]

Dec 10 2017

Wild Profile: Brad Meissner

Posted on Dec 10, 2017 in Conservation Voices, WA Wild Blog
Wild Profile: Brad Meissner

Seattle-area attorney Brad Meissner recently wrapped up seven years on Washington Wild’s Board of Directors.  Brad, a lifelong outdoor enthusiast, grew up hiking and backpacking on the uncrowded trails of […]

Dec 4 2017

President Trump Shrinks Two National Monuments in Utah by Nearly 2 Million Acres

Posted on Dec 4, 2017 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
President Trump Shrinks Two National Monuments in Utah by Nearly 2 Million Acres

Today, while in Salt Lake City Utah among thousands of protesters, President Trump announced that he would be reducing Bears Ears National Monuments by nearly 1.1. million acres (85%) and […]

Dec 2 2017

COMPLETED ACTION: Senate Passes Legislation Allowing Drilling in the Arctic Refuge

Posted on Dec 2, 2017 in Action Alerts, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
COMPLETED ACTION: Senate Passes Legislation Allowing Drilling in the Arctic Refuge

Today, the Senate passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 with a vote of 51-49. The bill includes an amendment that would open up the Arctic National Wildlife […]

Dec 1 2017

New Mining Roads Proposed in Mt. Baker-North Roadless Area

New Mining Roads Proposed in Mt. Baker-North Roadless Area

Washington Wild joined 14 other groups on a letter to the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest raising concern for the redevelopment of the Excelsior Mine. In addition to opposing new road […]