Hot Off the Wire — 2/26/23

Local / Regional News

March 5: Save Elwha watershed legacy forests

WA auctions off more old forests

Old growth tree in Aldwell Timber Sale. Photo by Forest2Sea Photography.
Aldwell timber sale logging happening soon. Photo: Forest2Sea Photography.

The Seattle Times reports more of our legacy forests are on the chopping blocks. Read more here.

Upcoming timber sales in Clallam County.
Map of local timber sales

Take action on WA climate legislation

Eleven Washington state organizations are collaborating to ensure state legislators act for climate, justice and an equitable society, and you can help out. To join the 350 WA Civic Action Team, sign up here.

The Politics of Beauty film, April 3

Dungeness River Nature Center will screen The Politics of Beauty, a newly released documentary on Stewart Udall. who helped pass the Wilderness Bill, Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and more. Get tickets here.

Volunteer for the environment: Plant trees March 4 and 5 with the North Olympic Salmon Coalition here. Help with Clallam Conservation District’s Native Plant Sale and many local planting events here.


Feb. 28: Get ready for Earth Day: Six -week collective action training

Join Greenpeace USA and activist Jane Fonda at 5pm, Feb. 28, for a launch of a 6-week Collective Action Training Series! Be parof a cohort mobilizing for an Earth Day of Action. Register here.

Dr. Suzanne Simard: The Grace of our Interior Forests

Video: Sierra Club BC presentation

3/11 Climate Grief and Empowerment virtual meet-up

Climate grief and empowerment image by, Seattle.

Sponsored by Join in a monthly group that gathers to move through climate crisis grief to empowerment. Register here.

Podcasts to help with climate anxiety

The New York Times has compiled this list of passionate and inspiring podcasts. See it here.

National / International News and Actions

Tell Biden: Stop logging national forests

Join singer Carol King in telling the Biden Administration to end commercial logging in our national forests. Contact the White House here.

Before March 6: Stop the Alaska Willow oil sale

The Interior Department has until March 6 to issue a final ruling on the Willow Arctic oil sale. Call Sec. Haaland at 866-834-8040 to stop this sale. Learn more from the Center for Biological Diversity here.

Map of communities impacted by cancer-causing ethylene oxide

The Union of Concerned Scientists wants you to share this interactive map showing facilities that emit ethylene oxide.

Oppose PNW fracked gas pipeline extension

Help stop GTN Express project. Learn more here.


Banking on our future

poster-making to stop funding fossil fuels

The climate denier is gone at the World Bank but now we need a climate champion, says Bill McKibben. Read more here and about fun bank protests here.

Sign the Banking on our Future Pledge here.

How Harvard will teach future doctors about climate

In recent years, climate instruction has risen in a surprising place: medical schools. Read more from Grist here.

Feb. 28 webinar–Climate emergency to climate survival –Join the webinar to learn more.

Heat pumps doing great in Maine

Maine has one of the highest per capita heat-pump adoption rates in the U.S! Read more from Grist here.

National Newsletters

Insider - The Sierra Club's Official Newsletter.
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