New Conservation Voices
By Peter Illyn
I am a Christian Environmental Evangelist!Read more...
2016 Photo Contest!
6/9/2016 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 wild places (see details below) and snap some photos of landscapes, flora & fauna, recreation, people out in the wild, or whatever captures your eye. Then, send us your best shots! Click here for official rules and entry guidelines!
Brewshed Beer Fest!
Join us for our 3rd Annual Brewshed® Beer Fest!
Come out and sample some great beers in support of the conservation of Washington's wild lands and waters!
Saturday, June 4th
12 pm - 5pm
Hale's Ales Palladium
4301 Lear Way NW, Seattle, WA 98107
Tickets are $25 unless you have a discount code. Each ticket gets you entry, 8 tasting tickets, and a commemorative glass! Desginated driver tickets are $10 and they get a different glass for root beer with four drink tickets. At no point during the event will DDs be served alcohol.
GiveBIG with Washington Wild April 18th through May 3rd
This year’s GiveBIG Campaign is starting earlier with a new feature to schedule your donation starting April 18th! Washington Wild is joining thousands of nonprofits nationwide in raising money to help improve our local communities on May 3, 2016. Over the past 5 years, more than $56 million has been invested in the greater Seattle community through Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG. This is our moment to work and give together – donations large and small – making Greater Seattle a healthier and more vibrant community for all. Together, we can make impact for today and tomorrow.
Army Rethinks Combat Helicopter Training Proposal
04/08/16 - FORT LEWIS - After hearing from more than 2,000 individual and organizational stakeholders, the U.S. Army announced today 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. Washngton Wild coordinated a joint comment letter in November from 67 diverse local stakeholders raising concerns about impacts to hard fought conservation, recreation and wildife protections in the North Cascades.The Army said they will work to identify alternate landing sites based on the feedback they received. Read the November press release.
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