Mayors of 65 western Washington communities support proposed 106,000 acre wilderness
Washington State Farm Bureau newsletter
MAYORS OF 65 WESTERN WASHINGTON COMMUNITIES HAVE SIGNED A LETTER
of support for the proposed Wild Sky Wilderness area, including 13
of the 20 cities in Snohomish County. (Everett Herald, April 1, 2004)
The Washington Wilderness Coalition helped coordinate the letter,
which was sent to the state's congressional delegation. The proposal
would place almost 106,000 acres within the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie
National Forest off limits to resource development. The Senate approved
the measure last year, but it has not received a hearing in the House.
Washington Farm Bureau opposes the designation.
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