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Jan 17 2017

2016 Washington Wild Conservation Accomplishments

Posted on Jan 17, 2017 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
2016 Washington Wild Conservation Accomplishments

    Wild Olympics Legislation Receives First Congressional Hearing In April, the Wild Olympics legislation had its first congressional hearing by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. In advance of the hearing, the Wild Olympics Campaign announced an additional 100 elected officials, local businesses and other stakeholder endorsements, bringing the total to 550. The […]

Dec 7 2016

Bill to Rename Olympic Park Wilderness after Daniel J. Evans Passes House, Heads to President’s Desk

Posted on Dec 7, 2016 in Conservation News
Bill to Rename Olympic Park Wilderness after Daniel J. Evans Passes House, Heads to President’s Desk

Today, the U.S. House passed legislation that would rename the Wilderness area within Olympic National Park as the “Daniel J. Evans Wilderness.” Former U.S. Senator and Washington Governor Evans led efforts to designate much of Olympic National Park as Wilderness in 1988. The legislation passed the Senate in July and now moves to President Obama’s […]

Dec 6 2016

Protecting Washington’s Wilderness Legacy

Posted on Dec 6, 2016 in Conservation Voices
Protecting Washington’s Wilderness Legacy

By Daniel J. Evans, Former WA Governor and U.S. Senator October 2016 – Tucked in the Northwest corner of the continental United States, Washington State is often forgotten by the rest of the country. However, after a visit to witness the snow-capped peaks of Rainier, ancient forests of the Cascades and coastline of the Olympic […]

Sep 30 2016

Daniel J. Evans, Bob Lynette, and Pamela Brulotte Receive Awards from Washington Wild in Support of Conservation

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 in Brewshed, WA Wild Blog

 At Washington Wild’s annual fundraiser, WILD NIGHT OUT, former Governor and U.S. Senator Daniel J.  Evans, Olympic Peninsula Activist Bob Lynette, and Leavenworth Brewery owner Pamela Brulotte each received an annual conservation award from Washington Wild in support of conservation efforts in Washington State to protect Wilderness and Wild & Scenic Rivers.   The Conservation […]

Jul 14 2016

Bill to Rename Olympic Park Wilderness after Daniel J. Evans Passes Senate

Posted on Jul 14, 2016 in Conservation News
Bill to Rename Olympic Park Wilderness after Daniel J. Evans Passes Senate

Today the U.S. Senate passed legislation that would rename the Wilderness area within Olympic National Park as the “ Daniel J. Evans Wilderness.” Former U.S. Senator and Washington Governor Evans led efforts to designate much of Olympic National Park as Wilderness in 1988 and will be honored this year with Washington Wild’s 2016 Conservation Voices […]