OUR WORK IN WASHINGTON HAS BEEN REFLECTED IN NEWS STORIES, GUEST OPINION COLUMNS, AND EDITORIALS AROUND THE STATE.
Here are some of the highlights:
EDITORIALS & OPINION
We’re making the case for action on climate change, forest restoration, ocean conservation, Puget Sound protection and more.
Ellensburg Daily Record: Conservancy keeping its promises
Seattle Times: The real value of national park system is conservation
Seattle Times: Time for Washington state to lead on climate change
Everett Herald: Trading gray cities for green
Spokesman-Review: Collaboration key to forest restoration
Wenatchee World: For fires then and fires to come
Seattle Times: Hope and action on Earth Day and what you can do
Seattle Times: The ocean sustains our life – it’s time to protect it
We’re making our cities stronger and building support for nature with green infrastructure and natural solutions for pollution
KOMO Radio: Outside Our Doors – Nature Makes Us Healthier
Huffington Post: Solutions for Stormwater in Seattle
Bellingham Herald (and 30 more outlets): They’ve de-paved a parking lot and put in a paradise
MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY!
We teamed up with KING 5, Boeing and other partners for a host of volunteer events installing rain gardens and other green-infrastructure projects around the Puget Sound region.
KING 5 New Day Northwest: How Rain Gardens Can Save the Environment
PUGET SOUND RESTORATION
Puget Sound is a national treasure and is crucial to our economy and quality of life. We’re working to protect it.
THE EMERALD EDGE
The Emerald Edge is the largest intact coastal rainforest on Earth, stretching from Northwest Washington through British Columbia and into Southeast Alaska. Here we are working directly with indigenous and local people across the region to put their priorities first: investing in youth, supporting indigenous authority, building healthy economies, and supporting emerging leaders.
New York Times: Old treaties and new alliances empower native tribes
Aberdeen Daily World: New community garden is a neighborhood builder
Northwest Public Radio: New forestry techniques help protect forests from bad fire
KOMO Radio: Washington’s forests need restoration
We’re working to restore 6 million acres of forests in Washington, working on our own lands and leading project that cross private, state, federal and tribal lands to benefit all forests in Washington.
Yakima Herald: Creek restoration vital to healthy forest
Yakima Herald (and many other outlets): When it comes to protecting Washington’s forests, fire can be a friend
Yakima Herald: Collaborative Forest Restoration Project honored nationally
We’re working with local communities, tribes and fishermen on the Washington coast to keep the ocean and shorelines healthy and improve our fisheries.
University of Washington News Services: Lingcod meet rockfish. Catching one improves chances for the other
Climate change is already having dramatic effects on people and nature in Washington. We’re working to find solutions that work for all Washington’s communities.
Seattle Times Newspapers in Education: Impacts of climate change here in Puget Sound
Scientific American: Climate Change contributed to big year for wildfires
OUT ON THE GROUND WITH STAFF, VOLUNTEERS
We’re working across the state to care for the lands and waters that sustain us all — and volunteers are key.
Everett Herald: Neighborhood for Birds restored at Port Susan Bay
Northwest Public Radio: Volunteers search for elusive pygmy rabbits
Ellensburg Daily Record: Nature Conservancy preserve provides a flowery wonderland