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Aug 25 2017

COMPLETED ACTION: Oppose Forest Service Decision to Support Mining at Mt. St. Helens

COMPLETED ACTION: Oppose Forest Service Decision to Support Mining at Mt. St. Helens

The comment period for this opportunity has closed. For current opportunities see our Take Action Page. The Forest Service has just issued a decision allowing a foreign mining company, Ascot Resources, to conduct exploratory drilling in the pristine Green River valley near Mount St. Helens. This is the first step toward developing a large copper, gold, and […]

Jun 15 2017

Groups Urge Forest Service to Say No to Mining Near Mt. St. Helens

Posted on Jun 15, 2017 in Conservation News, Mining, Recreational Access
Groups Urge Forest Service to Say No to Mining Near Mt. St. Helens

Washington Wild joined 18 other conservation and recreation organizations on a letter to the Forest Service opposing mining operations in the Green River valley and Goat Mountain near Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. The mining proposal has been challenged and delayed at least three times over the last  decade. It threatens to devastate the Green River […]

Nov 3 2015

Diverse Stakeholders Push Back on Army Helicopter Training Proposal

Diverse Stakeholders Push Back on Army Helicopter Training Proposal

Nearly 70 conservation, recreation and wildlife organizations and local businesses signed a letter raising concerns about an Army proposal to shift existing training activities from Colorado to Washington State. The proposal would create four new helicopter training areas on national forest land in the North Cascades and in southwest Washington on the doorstep of Mt. […]

Dec 21 2012

Celebrate International Mountain Day

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 in WA Wild Blog
Celebrate International Mountain Day

Tuesday, December 11, 2012, was International Mountain Day. This day was created by the United Nations to generate awareness about the importance of mountains to life, highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development, and to build partnerships that will bring positive change to the world’s mountains and highlands. According to the UN, “Mountains are […]