Washington legislators, who rejected mandatory riparian buffers, are moving to significantly increase spending on voluntary conservation programs. While House and Senate budget proposals differ in
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2022 – Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued the following statement delivering on the commitment to combat climate change and highlighting key accomplishments
At the 2021 Annual Conference, the membership of WACD created a temporary group dedicated to addressing the emerging issue of harmful algae blooms (HAB) in
Selected excerpts from WAWG’s post: Governor’s Riparian Buffer Bill Appears Dead for Now There has been a lot of drama involving the Governor’s salmon recovery
The House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee has recommended giving counties a second chance to join the Voluntary Stewardship Program, seen by farm groups as
Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday his mandatory buffer bill probably won’t pass, blaming opposition on a lack of support for cooling streams to save salmon.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee’s salmon adviser Friday outlined for the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission a proposal to require riparian buffers, which one commissioner
Legislation advanced by Gov. Jay Inslee and Washington tribes calls for mandatory riparian buffers, with $10,000-a-day fines for landowners who don’t plant trees along creeks