At Wilderness, we envision the Yakima Basin as a place where fish, wildlife, farms and families have access to cold, clean water and land is protected for everyone to enjoy now and into the future.
The Yakima Basin in Washington's North Cascades is a landscape that sustains fish, families and farms.
Our work in the Yakima Basin aims to protect the headwaters of the basin and restore critical fish and wildlife habitat through the successful implementation of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan.
Our partnerships with other organizations are crucial to the success of our Yakima Basin work.
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Wilderness is a precious resource with many human, natural and economic benefits that we need to protect.
- Monday, May 22, 2017
New research shows that the number of state-owned acres sold to the private sector continues to grow despite the risk that poses to Utah’s $20 billion tourism and outdoor recreation economies, which depend upon access to public lands.
- Thursday, May 18, 2017
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- Wednesday, May 10, 2017
“In recent months, thousands of Americans asked the Senate to stand up for clean air and against the oil lobby, and their efforts were successful today.
“This morning, the Senate voted against repealing the BLM’s Methane Waste Rule, thereby showing they understand that reducing waste from our public lands and cleaning up our air is the right thing to do. We applaud the majority of senators who listened to their constituents and voted in their best interests.