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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 stickers. A blue ribbon of clean water poured over jagged green peaks and into a frothy mug of beer. “WA Wild Brewshed® Alliance,” the sticker […]

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 protect our hard fought Wilderness Legacy here in Washington State.  Since 1979 with the support of members like you, we have helped to protect nearly […]

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 within designated Wilderness Areas. However, in Washington State, Washington Wild has helped lead an alternative common ground approach to both preserve mountain bike access and […]

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 […]

Jun 1 2016

Summer Photo Contest

Posted on Jun 1, 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 go! Washington Wild’s Summer Photo Contest will be accepting entries from NOW until August 5th, 2016. Simply take your camera on trips into Washington’s wonderful […]

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 […]

Jun 12 2015

Brewshed Happy Hour at Icicle Brewing Company

Posted on Jun 12, 2015 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 by Tom Uniack, Washington Wild’s Conservation Director) and on December 19, 2014 President Barak Obama signed it into law!  This bill also designated 40 miles […]

Jun 4 2015

Wild Olympics Bill Introduced into New Congress

Wild Olympics Bill Introduced into New Congress

The Wild Olympics Coalition today cheered the introduction of the Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by Senator Patty Murray and Representative Derek Kilmer to permanently protect more than 126,000 acres of Olympic National Forest as wilderness and 19 rivers and their major tributaries as Wild and Scenic Rivers. If enacted, the […]

Mar 28 2015

The Alpine Lakes Pale: Drinking in the Success

Posted on Mar 28, 2015 in Alpine Lakes Additions, Brewshed

By: Lyndsay Gordon, Washington Wild Brewshed® Alliance Program Manager On February 19, as guests walked into Elliott Bay Brewing Company’s Lake City Way location, they noticed something different. Celebratory voices carried up the stairs from the Cascade Room below. Downstairs, a party was well underway to celebrate a major Wilderness victory: passage of the Alpine Lakes […]

Jan 2 2015

Washington Wild: Alpine Lakes Pale Celebration Challenge!

Posted on Jan 2, 2015 in Brewshed
Washington Wild: Alpine Lakes Pale Celebration Challenge!

After seven years of hard work, the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions and Pratt and Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie Rivers Protection Act passed Congress!  This legislation will protect over 22,000 acres of Wilderness and almost 40 miles Wild and Scenic Rivers.  As a result clean water, native trout, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, and downstream beer will all be […]