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Jul 27 2023
Jul 27 2023

Letter to the Editor Regarding Outstanding Resource Waters Published in Skagit Valley Herald

OPINION—Protect Skagit River’s Tributaries  Skagit Valley Herald | Thursday, July 27, 2023 It was a great moment in January 2022 when the support of hundreds of conservation groups, local governments, […]

Jul 18 2023

WA Dept. of Ecology Announces Comment Period for Proposed ORW Designations

From the Department of Ecology’s website: OLYMPIA – In what would be a first for Washington state, the Department of Ecology is proposing to classify four water bodies as “Outstanding Resource Waters” […]

Jul 13 2023

Local Supporters Cheer as Momentum for Wild Olympics Continues

The Wild Olympics Act, reintroduced by U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA06) at the start of this year’s Congressional session, crosses the next hurdle on […]

Jul 11 2023

Ganja Gone Wild—Keeping Washington Green with (Lux) Pot Shop

Posted on Jul 11, 2023 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

Earlier this summer, the folks at (Lux) Pot Shop approached WA Wild concerned with the amount of trash their team was noticing on our local hiking trails—so we teamed up […]

Jul 10 2023

Meet the Brewery: with Dave Riddile of Here Today

Posted on Jul 10, 2023 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

Here Today Brewery & Kitchen is a “modern, tropical brewpub” that opened its doors along Seattle’s waterfront in October 2022—and has been a part of our Brewshed® from day 1. […]

Jul 6 2023

WA Wild Coordinates Letter Supporting Petition to Close Loophole Threatening Salmon Habitat

Posted on Jul 6, 2023 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

Following a letter we sent in May regarding WDFW’s recent approval of a Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA) permit for motorized mining in Peshastin Creek, WA Wild is continuing to place […]

Jul 5 2023
Jul 3 2023

Celebrating the 39th Anniversary of the Washington Wilderness Act

Posted on Jul 3, 2023 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

On July 3, 1984, the unlikely hand of President Ronald Reagan changed the map of Washington State forever. Signed into law 39 years ago today, with the stroke of a […]

Jun 20 2023

2023 Photo Contest—Submissions Now Open!

Posted on Jun 20, 2023 in Conservation News, Uncategorized, WA Wild Blog

WA Wild’s annual photo contest returns, offering a chance for outdoor, nature, and wildlife photography enthusiasts from across the state to win prizes from our generous partners while helping WA Wild tell the story of […]