Be a #WildernessAdvocate by making your voice heard! Public lands are a public issue. That stays true when citizens are informed and voice their opinions for both government agencies and other organizations to hear. Washington Wild is a grassroots advocacy organization working to help people find their voices on conservation issues throughout the state. Washington Wild specializes in monitoring agency proposals and mobilizing public comment in the form of both individual comments and join comment letters from organizations. Open and past comment periods are listed below.
Sign the Wild Olympics Petition
Join more than 10,000 people who have signed the petition in support of the Wild Olympics Campaign. This Act if passed would permanently protect over 126,000 acres of new Wilderness and over 460 miles of new Wild & Scenic Rivers.
Protect Our Public Lands
An all out war on our public lands has already begun. Over the course of the next four years we expect renewed Congressional attacks on our bedrock environmental laws, including efforts to sell off federal lands owned by all Americans to oil, gas and mining companies. Washington Wild will continue to stand guard in defense of our public lands, but we need your help!
Members of Congress representing Washington State have lead the way in voicing the importance of our nation’s public lands. To date, a total of 24 Republicans and Democrats representing 11 states have signed on to Co-Sponsor a pro public lands bipartisan resolution: one-third are from the Washington State alone. However, two members of the Washington […]
United Western Supply has proposed a 10-acre expansion of the Swen Larson olivine quarry on the Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest in Whatcom County. The expansion area is entirely within the Mt Baker West Inventoried Roadless Area, which is afforded protection from new road construction and related development under the Roadless Area Conservation Rule of […]
Today the controversial Resilient Forests Act of 2017 (H.R. 2936) passed the House Natural Resources Committee and is headed to the House floor. This bill, introduced by Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR-4] is a dangerous attack on our national forests and other public lands. If passed the bill would allow unprecedented unregulated logging, weaken protections of […]