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Feb 2 2017

The Year Ahead: 2017 Program Priorities

Posted on Feb 2, 2017 in Conservation News
The Year Ahead: 2017 Program Priorities

FIGHT  Attacks on our Public Lands Over the next four years our wild lands and waters will be under siege. We expect renewed Congressional attacks on bedrock environmental laws like the Wilderness Act, the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act. We also anticipate efforts by the incoming Administration to weaken conservation policies and […]

Oct 19 2016

Organizations, Citizens Support Mining Ban in the Methow

Posted on Oct 19, 2016 in Conservation News, Mining
Organizations, Citizens Support Mining Ban in the Methow

Today Washington Wild, a member of the Methow Headwaters Campaign, joined 8 other conservation and recreation organizations urging the Forest Service to take immediate action upholding their commitment to a mineral withdrawal for the Methow Headwaters region of Washington State. You can still make your voice heard! Take Action here and urge the Forest Service to prevent […]

Apr 8 2016

Army Rethinks Combat Helicopter Training Proposal

Army Rethinks Combat Helicopter Training Proposal

After hearing from more than 2,000 individual and organizational stakeholders, the U.S. Army announced that they were going to reassess controversial landing sites as part of their proposal to allow combat helicopter training on public lands in Washington State. Washington Wild coordinated a joint comment letter in November from 67 diverse local stakeholders raising concerns […]

Oct 1 2015

Finding Common Ground

Posted on Oct 1, 2015 in Conservation Voices
Finding Common Ground

By: Dan Rankin, Mayor of Darrington October 2015 The town of Darrington is in my soul. My grandfather settled in the valley in 1920. My father was raised skiing and hiking the mountains. I was raised fishing the same creeks as my grandfather. My children and I now explore the same mushroom patches, following generational history. Nestled in […]