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Wild Sky Becomes First New Wilderness in 24 Years

Posted on May 8, 2008 in Conservation News, Wild Sky

West Cady Ridge in the Wild Sky Wilderness. Photo Courtesy of Steven Fey.On May 8, 2008, President Bush signed into law the Wild Sky Wilderness Act as part of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008, creating the first new national forest wilderness area in Washington State in more than 20 years. Washington Wild and other conservation organizations praised Congressman Larsen and Senator Murray for their unwavering commitment to Washington’s one-of-a-kind wild lands, and for all of the people who will enjoy this special place now and into the future. Learn more about the Wild Sky Wilderness.