FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2022 Seattle, WA – U.S.-based conservation groups welcome the Jan. 19 news of a great win resolving the threat of B.C. mining in the so-called “Donut Hole” of the Upper Skagit River, that flows from British Columbia (B.C.) into Washington state. Due … Continued
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Letter from WA Legislators to B.C. Premier John Horgan highlights transboundary threats from industrial mines and tailings dams, calls for reform.
WILD NW Action Alert #314: Ask state lawmakers to sign a letter calling for mining reform in British Columbia to protect Washington waters.
A panel discussion with important stakeholders about the threat of B.C. mining operations to transboundary watersheds, salmon & communities, co-hosted by Conservation Northwest and Salmon Beyond Borders.
Resolution sponsored by NWF’s Washington and Alaska affiliates calls on Congress to pressure pressure Canadian officials to strengthen mining protections.
Read our op-ed in The Seattle Times with local tribal and fishing leaders, then join us in taking action for Healthy Watersheds!
WILD NW #300: Send a message to legislators and Gov. Inslee calling on them to pressure B.C. leaders to protect international watersheds from mining disasters.
WILD NW Action Alert #293: It’s time for British Columbia to stop a mining proposal in the heart of the Skagit Headwaters.
WILD NW #291: Call on Washington’s elected leaders to pressure the British Columbia government to block industrial mining and logging proposals just over the border. Last week, we submitted comments to the province of British Columbia on behalf of our international conservation programs and approximately 4,000 members expressing strong opposition to a proposal to mine … Continued
Today, we submitted comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on behalf of our nearly 4,000 members in support of an administrative mineral withdrawal for the Methow Headwaters.