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!
Today, President Trump issued an executive order that directs the Department of Interior to review all previous national monument designations since 1996. Washington’s own San Juan Islands National Monument, designated by President Barak Obama in 2013 is among the more than 50 national monuments at risk. Since its enactment over a hundred years ago, the Antiquities Act […]
As 2017 began, within days it became clear that wild places on federal lands were going to be attacked on two fronts. The new Republican led Congress wasted little time in targeting regulations and facilitating legislative strategy to weaken protections for or dispose of federal lands. The Trump administration has also signaled that the next four […]
On February 2nd Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL-1) introduced H.R. 861, a bill that would abolish the Environmental Protection Agency. This agency, responsible for clean air and water, is increasingly important as the pace of climate change quickens and legislative attacks on environmental regulations abound. In an interview Gaetz has said the regulations and rules set […]