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Feb.
27th

WILDERNESS: Build on legacy of preservation

I’m grateful to U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer and Sen. Patty Murray for introducing the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act into Congress.

My wife and I have long admired the wild lands of the Olympic. In 1990 we retraced the steps of the Seattle Press exploring party which traveled up the Elwha River to the Low Divide and down the Quinault River in midwinter 100 years before. We have climbed many of the Olympic Mountains, and often visit the wilderness beaches that extend along the coast from Tatoosh to the Hoh River.

Preserving wilderness in the area

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