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Feb 6 2024

Conservationists and Climbers Raise Concern About Proposed Wilderness Climbing Regulations

Posted on Feb 6, 2024 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

In November 2023, the National Park Service (NPS) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) released draft recreation management directives and opened a public comment period. The proposed directives classify fixed anchors—the […]

Jul 3 2023

Celebrating the 39th Anniversary of the Washington Wilderness Act

Posted on Jul 3, 2023 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog

On July 3, 1984, the unlikely hand of President Ronald Reagan changed the map of Washington State forever. Signed into law 39 years ago today, with the stroke of a […]

Oct 24 2018

Together, for our public lands

Together, for our public lands

By Tom Uniack, Executive Director of Washington Wild As we enter the final stretch of 2018, I am reminded of the profound legacy that traditions provide to the next generation. […]

Nov 21 2016

The Other Side of the Table: Volunteering with WA Wild

Posted on Nov 21, 2016 in Brewshed, WA Wild Blog
The Other Side of the Table: Volunteering with WA Wild

When I approached a table at the Washington Cask Beer Festival last year (delicious Washington beer sample in hand), the most I expected was to snag one of the eye-catching […]

Nov 15 2016

Stand with Washington Wild to Protect Wild Places from PEAK TO PEAK!

Posted on Nov 15, 2016 in WA Wild Blog
Stand with Washington Wild to Protect Wild Places from PEAK TO PEAK!

NOW more than ever is a critical time to protect and defend Washington’s wild lands and waters!  As we enter uncertain times we will need you to stand with us to […]

Sep 23 2016

Washington State Offers Alternative to Mountain Bike – Wilderness Debate

Washington State Offers Alternative to Mountain Bike – Wilderness Debate

Several local newspapers including the Bellingham Herald, Tacoma News Tribune and The Olympian reported on a national push to support controversial legislation to amend the 1964 Wilderness Act to allow mountain biking […]

Sep 15 2016

Brewshed Happy Hour at Icicle Brewing Company

Posted on Sep 15, 2016 in

Join us at Icicle Brewing Company for a special celebratory Brewshed® Happy Hour.  On December 12, 2014 Congress passed the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions (click here to read the blog […]

Sep 15 2016

Summer Photo Contest

Posted on Sep 15, 2016 in
Summer Photo Contest

Love to get out in the wild? Are you planning any trips this summer for hiking, backpacking, climbing, rafting, or any other fun outdoor activity? We want to see where you […]

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 […]

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 […]