New Conservation Voices
By Dave Somers
It was about 40 years ago when I first headed into the wilderness.Read more...
Join us for a whole new Wild Night Out in 2015!
Introducing Washington Wild's new Honorary Chair and world renowned photographer, Art Wolfe!
Thursday, October 8 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Ray's Boathouse, Northwest Room
Join us for Wild Night Out, an annual celebration in support of keeping Washington wild and green for generations to come! This year we will have delicious and hearty appetizers, complimentary wine, and complimentary beer from Fremont Brewing Company. Come and bid on unique outdoor gear, getaways, and much, much more!
Conservation & Recreation Groups Comment on Proposed Army Helicopter Training
07/30/15 - Today, 26 conservation, recreation and wildlife organizations from around the state weighed in on a proposal put forward by the Army shift existing training activities to four new helicopter training areas in the North Cascades backcountry on the Okanagan Wenatchee National Forest and in southwest Washington on mostly state forest lands and on the doorstep of Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Read the press release.
Washington Wild Summer Photo Contest
Washington Wild’s Summer Photo Contest will be held until August 24th, 2015. 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!
Photo by Aaron Theisen - 2014 1st Place Entry
Wild Olympics Bill Introduced into New Congress
June 4, 2015 - 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 126,500 acres of Olympic National Forest as wilderness and 19 rivers and their major tributaries, a total of 464 river miles, as Wild and Scenic Rivers. If enacted, the legislation would designate the first new wilderness on Olympic National Forest in nearly three decades and the first-ever protected wild and scenic rivers on the Olympic peninsula. Read the press release.
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