Say YES on I-1631 with WEC!

Initiative 1631 will protect Washington’s land, air, and water and move us towards a strong, healthy clean energy economy. 

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Ecological Forest Management: What it Looks Like at the Nisqually Community Forest

We visited the Nisqually Community Forest to learn about ecological forest management.

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Nonprofit Benefits Benchmarking

We’re conducting a qualitative comparison of the benefits that nonprofit organizations offer. Participate in our survey!

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State Board Confirms Coal Terminal’s Threat to Clean Water

The state board affirmed Department of Ecology’s denial of a necessary water permit for the proposed Millennium Bulk Coal Terminals.

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Orca Alert: What you can do to save the Southern Residents

For over a week, a young orca mother’s unprecedented grief has reminded all of us about what southern resident orcas face.

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2018 State of Our Forests and Public Lands Report

The 2018 State of Our Forests and Public Lands report looks back on the Commissioner’s first 18 months in office to reflect on where progress has been made, where work still needs to be done, and where things need improvement.

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Seattle Area Open Water Swimmers Tackle English Channel Crossing for Clean Water

Four local swimmers are heading to Dover, England this July to swim the grueling 23 miles to France. The swim is both a personal challenge and a way to raise awareness of challenges facing the waters of the Puget Sound region where they train every week.

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Resource: Green Infrastructure Photo Bank

Looking for images of rain gardens, green infrastructure, and healthy communities? Look no further?

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Welcome to our new Board Chair, Julie Colehour

Julie is the co-founder of the communications firm C+C, a public relations and social marketing firm, and is a Seattle-area native who grew up hiking, skiing, and kayaking in our beautiful backyard.

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Chimacum Ridge Forest: Benefits for our Environment, Economy, and Ecosystem

Our work in Chimacum is a big step towards our goal of converting one million acres of industrially managed private forest to ecologically and sustainably managed forest.

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Join me in saying Yes on 1631!

Thanks to years of hard work, we have finalized the Protect Washington Act ballot initiative and we officially started gathering signatures for Yes on 1631!

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What Comes Next: No to Fossil Fuels, Yes to Climate Action

Our communities are all connected – by the rail lines, by the shorelines, and by our economy. Together we’re moving beyond fossil fuels to our clean energy economy!

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Sponsor Spotlight: Water and Wildlife in Seattle Public Utilities’ Protected Watersheds

Our sponsor Seattle Public Utilities works to ensure a safe and reliable drinking water supply and protect fish, wildlife, and their habitats.

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Trump Administration Threatens Washington’s Clean Car Standards

The Trump Administration is planning to severely weaken the Obama era national clean car standards, we plan to fight back.

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Legislative progress and big wins for voters

Under new leadership in the state Senate, there was a renewed energy for environmental progress with nearly 300 bills introduced!

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Puget Sound No Discharge Zone Signed into State Law

After six years of public process and tens of thousands of supportive comments from you and members of our coalition, we have a new level of protection for Puget Sound!

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Rethinking Rural in Washington

WEC’s Evergreen Forests team attended the Rethinking Rural Symposium in Port Townsend – here’s what they learned!

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The Olympic Experimental State Forest

A walk through the Olympic Experimental State Forest shows us that achieving the right balance between generating money from tree harvest and setting them aside for conservation is complex — and no one expects this to be easy.

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Our Team of Sponsors

A core part of our community are the sponsors that power our work. The next fifty years holds many new opportunities for environmental action, and we want you to be part of that legacy!

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Electrifying Washington’s Transportation Future

Adding electricity to our transportation fuel mix is good for achieving breathable air, clean water, and furthers Seattle’s leadership in cutting carbon emissions.

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