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Mar 1 2017

Local Endorsements Grow as Wild Olympics Legislation Reintroduced

Local Endorsements Grow as Wild Olympics Legislation Reintroduced

The Wild Olympics Coalition today cheered the reintroduction of the Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by Senator Patty Murray and Representative Derek Kilmer to permanently protect more than 126,500 acres of Olympic National Forest as wilderness and 19 rivers and their major tributaries, a total of 464 river miles, as Wild […]

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 […]

Jan 18 2017

Brewshed® Happy Hour with Old Stove Brewing at Pike Place Market

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Brewshed® Happy Hour with Old Stove Brewing at Pike Place Market

Come cozy up with the Washington Wild Brewshed® Alliance at Old Stove Brewing in Pike Place Market! From 4 – 9 Old Stove Brewing will donate $1 a pint to Washington Wild to protect clean and healthy watersheds in Washington that lead to superior downstream beer.  Get lost in some conservation conversation with our staff, […]

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 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 […]

Nov 16 2016

Return of the River Screening at Bainbridge Brewing

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Return of the River Screening at Bainbridge Brewing

Join us for a movie and a beer at Bainbridge Brewing! Have a beer to make a difference and learn about the largest dam removal in US History. Throughout the event Bainbridge Brewing will donate $1 per beer to Washington Wild in support of a wild and green Washington full of great beer! Movie: Return […]

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 […]

Jun 1 2016

An Outdoor Life Well Lived

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 in Conservation Voices
An Outdoor Life Well Lived

BY: Marc Berejka, Director of Government & Community Affairs at REI JUNE 2015 Two young fish say “hello” as they swim past an older one.  Smiling, the older one says, “the water sure is nice today, isn’t it?”  They smile back, swim on, and then look at each other wondering, “what’s water?” Sometimes you can […]

Apr 21 2016

Wild Olympics Receives First Congressional Hearing

Wild Olympics Receives First Congressional Hearing

The Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Protection Act was the subject of its first congressional hearing by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. In advance of the hearing, the Wild Olympics Campaign announced and additional 100 elected officials, local businesses and other stakeholder endorsements for the legislation bringing the total to […]

Nov 12 2015

Brewshed Happy Hour with Bainbridge Brewing

Posted on Nov 12, 2015 in

Join us at Bainbridge Brewing for some terrific Island Crafted Ales! Bainbridge Island has a great view of the Olympics and is a great location to talk about the ongoing Wild Olympics Campaign. Join us for a great night for informal discussion of more wilderness to come, the Brewshed® Connection, and of course a beer! […]