Washington Wild protects and restores wild lands and waters in Washington State through advocacy, education and civil engagement.
Founded in 1979, Washington Wild is a nonprofit, tax-deductible organization that brings people together in the vigorous defense of our remaining wild forests, waters and wildlife. We believe that public lands are a public issue. By educating, empowering and mobilizing our communities, Washington Wild builds powerful grassroots networks that help protect wild lands throughout the state.
Our supporters share our philosophy that our remaining wildlands have intrinsic value and are essential to our quality of life. Our approach was originally developed through our successful efforts to raise the public support necessary to pass the 1984 Washington Wilderness Act, which protected over a million acres of wilderness.
Today, we apply these beliefs and time-tested strategies to protect millions of acres of unroaded, ecologically critical forests that are rapidly being lost to logging, road building and poor stewardship.