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Feb 24 2016

Congress Celebrates 1,000th Culvert Replacement with Legacy Roads Funds

Posted on Feb 24, 2016 in Conservation News, Watershed Restoration
Congress Celebrates 1,000th Culvert Replacement with Legacy Roads Funds

Members of Congress Forest Service leadership and conservation and recreation leaders celebrated the 1,000th Culvert Replacement funded by Legacy Roads and Trails funding. Hosts for the congressional reception included Sen. Patty Murray and Representatives Derek Kilmer, Dave Reichert and Jaime Hererra-Beutler from Washington State. Washington Wild is a founding member of the Washington Watershed Restoration Initiative […]

Dec 19 2014

Local Stakeholders Celebrate Alpine Lakes and Illabot Creek Designations

Local Stakeholders Celebrate Alpine Lakes and Illabot Creek Designations

On December 19, 2014, President Barak Obama signed into law legislation adding more than 22,000 acres of underrepresented low-elevation forest to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and designating nearly 40 miles of the Middle Fork Snoqualmie and Pratt Rivers under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. In the same omnibus legislation a separate bill to designate 14 miles […]

Dec 12 2014

Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions Passes Congress after Seven Years of Effort

Posted on Dec 12, 2014 in Alpine Lakes Additions, WA Wild Blog
Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions Passes Congress after Seven Years of Effort

Senator Murray hits another benchmark for Washington’s Next Generation of Wilderness By Tom Uniack, Washington Wild Conservation Director  After squinting to watch the streaming video on my computer of the U.S. Senate  vote, a voice confirms an accomplishment seven years in the making. The Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions and Pratt and Middle Fork Snoqualmie Rivers […]