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Oct 19 2019

Washington Wild Joins Partners at Duwamish Alive! 2019

Posted on Oct 19, 2019 in Conservation News, Watershed Restoration
Washington Wild Joins Partners at Duwamish Alive! 2019

Today, Washington Wild staff and volunteers helped restore forested areas of Camp Long in West Seattle in partnership with EarthCorps, and DNDA/Nature Consortium for Duwamish Alive! Saving our Salmon, Saves our Orca. It was a busy day, with over 100 volunteers working to remove invasive plant species like Himalayan blackberry and restore native vegetation throughout […]

Mar 19 2019

COMPLETED ACTION: Support Funding for Legacy Roads and Trails Program!

COMPLETED ACTION: Support Funding for Legacy Roads and Trails Program!

In 2019 the U.S. Forest Service’s (USFS) Legacy Roads and Trails (LRT) program was virtually eliminated by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, removing a decade-old dedicated budget line item for this important work. This Forest Service Program, started in 2008, is a widely popular, bi-partisan conservation program that directs USFS work to urgently needed road decommissioning, […]

Jan 12 2019

WA Wild Brings Together 25 Groups in Support of Baker Lake Road to Trail Project

WA Wild Brings Together 25 Groups in Support of Baker Lake Road to Trail Project

Today, Washington Wild coordinated a joint comment letter signed by 25 conservation and recreation groups on a letter to the Forest Service in support of their proposed alternative for the Baker Lake Road to Trail Project.  The letter expressed support for the Forest Service’s proposed alternative which avoids a violation of the 2001 Roadless Rule, […]

Jan 7 2019

115th Congress In Review: What Did it Mean for Washington’s Wild Places?

115th Congress In Review: What Did it Mean for Washington’s Wild Places?

The first two years of Trump’s Presidency have just come to a close and with it the end of the two-year 115th Congressional Session. Washington Wild responded to our members who told us that it was confusing and difficult to follow the mounting congressional threats to our national parks forests and other public lands. We […]

Jan 4 2019

COMPLETED ACTION: Support Baker Lake Road to Trail Project

COMPLETED ACTION: Support Baker Lake Road to Trail Project

The comment period for this opportunity has closed. See our Take Action Page for more opportunities! The Forest Service is currently looking for input on alternative trail locations near Baker Lake, aiming to balance the goals of enhancing and restoring fisheries habitat in the channel migration zone of the Baker River while also retaining recreational and Tribal […]

Jan 1 2019

2018 Conservation Accomplishments

2018 Conservation Accomplishments

WASHINGTON WILD MOBILIZES MORE CIVIC ADVOCACY THAN EVER In the beginning of 2017 we launched our new online advocacy system where you can fill out a simple form to send comments and letters to your elected officials on conservation issues important to you with a click of a button. Through our 2018 advocacy efforts and […]

Dec 21 2018

Organizations Oppose Proposed Logging in Canadian Headwaters of Skagit River

Organizations Oppose Proposed Logging in Canadian Headwaters of Skagit River

Today, Washington Wild coordinated a letter signed by 19 conservation, recreation and wildlife organizations to Planning Forester Mr. Quigcen Cai regarding proposed logging activities in the Canadian portion of the Upper Skagit Watershed. The organizations expressed their concern about the extensive logging in the Silverdaisy area at the headwaters of the Skagit River. Both the […]

Nov 28 2018

Spokesman Review Features Inadequate Wilderness and River Protections in Colville National Forest Plan

Spokesman Review Features Inadequate Wilderness and River Protections in Colville National Forest Plan

Today, The Spokesman Review, a local Spokane newspaper, featured an article “Ignoring years of collaboration, Colville National Forest reduces eligible wilderness areas in draft plan.” Recently the US Forest Service (USFS) released their decision for the Colville National Forest Plan. The USFS chose an alternative that does not balance the need for more recommended Wilderness […]