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Seattle Beer Week Ballard Brewshed® Pub Crawl
Seattle Beer Week: Ballard Brewshed® Pub Crawl on May 15th
Join Washington Wild for our first Washington Brewshed® Alliance Pub Crawl! We begin at Peddler Brewing Company, then we're off to NW Peaks, and we finish at Reuben’s Brews. Special beers and/or discounts will be available at each location, and you also get swag!! You must be registered and wearing green to receive the full benefits of being part of the Brewshed® pub crawl. All ticket proceeds benefit the work of Washington Wild. So, come on out and drink beers to help keep Washington wild, green and full of great beer. Details below.
Event: Seattle Beer Week Ballard Brewshed® Pub Crawl
Date: May 15th
Time: 5 PM - 9 PM
Tickets: $15 / per person
Discounts and swag only given to registered crawlers wearing green.
Restrictions: Must be 21+ years of age and have valid form of ID. Please note transportation between pubs will be by foot (only a few blocks).
Sen. Murray and Rep. Kilmer Introduce Wild Olympics Legislation
Exciting news! On Friday, January 17, 2014, Senator Murray and Representative Kilmer introduced the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2014 in the Senate and House of Representatives.This legislation would designate 126,554 acres of existing federal land as wilderness in the Olympic National Forest and designate 464 river miles across 19 rivers and some major tributaries on the Olympic Peninsula as Wild and Scenic Rivers. The wilderness designation permanently protects old growth and ancient forest habitat throughout the region. Read the Wild Olympics Campaign release and learn more about the proposal to permanently protect Wilderness and rivers on the Olympic Peninsula.
Upcoming Brewshed® Happy Hours
Our Brewshed® Happy Hours are informal mingling events and an excuse to drink a great Washington beer- and for a cause! We host at least one Brewshed® event a month throughout the state. During these events we discuss the connection between high quality water that makes even better beer over a pint. After the event the brewery donates $1 per beer sold to Washington Wild. If you want to make sure you don't miss the next event email Lyndsay at lyndsay[a]wawild.org to be added to our event update email list.
Wednesday, April 16th at Latona Pub
6423 Latona Ave NE Seattle, WA 98155
As part of their annual celebration of Earth Day Latona Pub is hosting an event featuring the Washington Brewshed® Alliance! We will be giving a brief introduction to why good water makes even better beer and how we help to protect both the source and the final product. During the event there will be a raffle, the opportunity to join Washington Wild, and a percentage of the proceeds will be donated by Latona Pub to Washington Wild. We are excited to welcome this new partner to the Washington Brewshed® Alliance!
Friday, June 6th at Icicle Brewing
935 Front St. Leavenworth, WA 98826
What could be better than enjoy a great beer on a sunny brewery patio in Leavenworth in the early summer? Not much, other than also having live music. This Brewshed® Happy Hour will be at Icicle Brewery in Leavenworth and is a great excuse to visit a great town with wilderness all around it. During the event we will be chatting informally about water, conservation, and of course beer. One dollar per pint sold throught the event will be donated back to Washington Wild.
Thursday, July 10th at Naked City Brewing
8564 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
If you can't make it out to Leavenworth in June don't worry, because we are back to Seattle in July at our long term supporter Naked City! Hopefully the weather is nice and allows us to use their recently added patio area. Come out and drink to keeping Washington Wild, Green, and Full of Great Beer! During the designated Happy Hour $1 per pint sold will be given to Washington Wild.
100 More Businesses & CEOs Annouce Support for Wild Olympics
07/11/2013 - Today, more than 100 businesses and CEOs on the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas have announced their support for the Wild Olympics legislation. They cite the quality of life on the Olympic Peninsula as a driving force behind economic growth and job creation in the local economy, and understand that the Wild Olympics legislation would protect that quality of life if enacted. Read our press release here.
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