Protecting Canada Lynx in Washington State

VICTORY! Protecting Canada Lynx in Washington State For more than 15 years, the Canada lynx has been listed as a threatened species under the Washington state equivalent of the Endangered Species Act. After the state population of these rare cats fell to an estimated...

Protecting Puget Sound Chinook Salmon, Bull Trout, and Steelhead

Protecting Puget Sound Chinook Salmon, Bull Trout, and Steelhead The Puyallup River originates in glaciers along the slopes of Mount Rainier in the Cascade Mountains in Washington and flows through lands owned by the Puyallup Tribe to Commencement Bay in Puget Sound....

Washington Sustainable Agriculture Campaign

Washington State Sustainable Agriculture Campaign The water quality of Washington state’s Puget Sound has been and continues to be degraded by pollution from factory farms called concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). Although there are approximately...

Protecting Washington’s Atmosphere as a Public Trust

Protecting Washington’s Atmosphere as a Public Trust In 2014, on behalf of several youth climate activists and working in collaboration with Plant for the Planet, Climate Change for Families and Our Children’s Trust, WELC requested the Washington Department of...