We’re firing on all cylinders trying to get House Bill 1168 passed, which would create a designated funding source to help Washington get ahead of our wildfire crisis. An important way to build support for the legislation among the public as well as state legislators is by garnering media attention for the issue. We’ve been working with media outlets across the state, from the Spokesman-Review in Northeastern Washington to KING TV in Western Washington.
Below is a highlight of our most recent media successes, featuring a few of our own Nature Conservancy staff members! Dive in to learn more about the measure and why we need to support proactive wildfire resilience across Washington —including community preparedness, forest health and fire response capacity—to move us to a more sustainable and fire resilient landscape.
Editorial: Make Preventing, Fighting Wildfires a Priority