‘Era of Megafires’ Kicking Off Spring Tour

The Wildfire Project’s Era of Megafires is a multi-media, traveling presentation that features Forest Ecologist Dr. Paul Hessburg with the U.S. Forest Service, along with video vignettes by North 40 Productions and the work of wildfire photographer John Marshall. They’re kicking off their spring tour tonight in Wenatchee, before heading to nearly 40 locations across the…

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Education Funding Negotiations Begin in Olympia

An education funding plan to address the McCleary lawsuit moved through the state House on Wednesday. But lawmakers in the Democratic-led chamber haven’t yet decided how to pay for the plan, which has a price tag of more than $7 billion over the next four years. The Republican-controlled Senate passed its own plan a couple…

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Wildlife & Recreation Coalition Meets with State Lawmakers

The Washington Wildlife & Recreation Coalition, a nonprofit citizens group that leverages public funds for new local and state parks, wildlife habitat and farmland preservation, had their Legislative Day in Olympia last week. Bob Bugert, Partnerships Director at the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, has been a board member with the Coalition for over 20 years. He said…

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