New Conservation Voices
By Tom O'Keefe
As someone who has explored hundreds of river miles across the country and around the world, I can confidently say that we have some of the most spectacular river resources of any place in the world.
While the rivers and cascades that define the cultural and natural heritage of our region are a spectacular resource they also have industrial development.Read more...
OVER $60,000 raised to support wild lands and waters at Wild Night Out 2016!!
Thank you to everyone who came out to support a wild & green Washington at Wild Night Out 2016! This annual event plays a major role in supporting our wild lands and waters campaigns. We were thrilled to recognize Dan Evans, Bob Lynette, and Pam Brulotte as we celebrated 100 years of the National Park System and Washington's Wilderness Legacy.
Destination Wild Olympics Recreation Map Released
06/30/15 -- The Wild Olympics Campaign, outdoor recreation groups, REI, and Patagonia unveiled a new “Destination Wild Olympics” MAP, highlighting some of the great recreation places in the Wild Olympics proposal. The map was designed with extensive input from local Olympic Peninsula business owners, economic development leaders and local elected officials, who announced their support for the initiative, calling it an amazing economic opportunity for the Peninsula. Read the Press Release.
Wild Olympics Receives First Congressional Hearing
04/21/16 - The Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers prtoection Act was the subject of its first congressional hearing by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. In adavnce 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 550. Testimony was provided by both the U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service. The hearing is a key conmgressional benchmark for the legislation and a precursor for potential committee action. Read the Press Release
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!
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