Published twice a year, the Voice of the Wild Olympics is loaded with current events and management issues affecting the Olympic Peninsula. This newsletter is included with your annual membership.


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Current Issue:

Vol. 26 No. 1: Spring 2018Park’s FInal Plan Will Remove Non-native Goats


Past Issues:

Vol. 25 No. 2: Fall 2017ONP Mountain Goat Management Plan: A Major Step in Removing Non-native Goats from the Olympics

Vol. 25 No. 1: Spring 2017DNR Offers Inadequate Strategy for Marbled Murrelet Long-Term Conservation

Vol. 24 No. 2: Fall 2016Strong Public Support for Northwest Forest Plan

Vol. 24 No. 1: Spring 2016Wild Olympics Bill Gets U.S. Senate Hearing

Vol. 23 No. 2: Fall 20152016: National Park Service Centennial a Critical Year for Olympic National Park

Vol. 23 No. 1: Spring 2015A Huge Environmental Mistake Coming to the Peninsula?

Vol. 22 No. 3: Fall 2014U.S. Navy Is Planning a Permanent Electromagnetic Warfare Range on the West Side of Olympic National Park

Vol. 22 No. 2: Spring 2014Olympic National Park Announces Preliminary Alternatives for Its Wilderness Stewardship Plan

Vol. 22 No. 1: Winter 2014Olympics Bill Introduced in Congress

Vol. 21 No. 2: Summer 2013Olympic National Park at 75: A Planetary Legacy

Vol. 21 No. 1: Winter 2013Olympic National Park’s Wilderness Stewardship Plan

Vol. 20, No. 2: Fall 2012Olympic National Park Begins Work on Wilderness Plan

Vol. 20, No. 1: Summer 2012Dicks/Murray Introduce Wild Olympics

Vol. 19, No. 2: Fall 2011Celebrate Elwha Dam Removal

Vol. 19, No. 1: Spring 2011New Wilderness for Olympic National Forest

Vol. 18, No. 2: Summer 2010The Case for Olympic Park Additions

Vol. 18, No. 1: Winter 2010Conservation Vision for a Wild Olympics

Vol. 17, No. 1: Winter 2009More Fishers Return to Olympics

Vol. 16, No. 2: Summer 2008Dosewallips Road Washout Project

Vol. 16, No. 1: Winter 2008Fishers Are Returning to Olympic National Park

Vol. 15, No. 3: Fall 2007Fisher to Return to Olympic Forests

Vol. 15, No. 2: Summer 2007Draft EIS to Reconstruct Dosewallips Road

Vol. 15, No. 1: Winter/Spring 2007OPA Backs Park on Queets Road Alternative

Vol. 14, No. 2: Summer 2006Olympic National Parks Gen. Mgmt Plan Needs Your Help

Vol. 14, No. 1: Winter 2006Reintroduction of the Fisher in Olympic’s Forests

Vol. 13, No. 3: Fall 2005Court Rules New Shelters Illegal in Park Wilderness

Vol. 13, No. 2: Summer 2005Olympic Ecosystem: A Planetary Resource

Vol. 13, No. 1: Spring 2005 Old Ranch Has “Story to Tell”

Vol. 12, No. 2: Fall 2004OPA Sues Park Over Shelter Flights in Wilderness

Vol. 12, No. 1: Spring 2004Challenging Decision to Rebuild Dosewallips Road

Vol. 11, No. 3: Fall 2003Taking the Pulse of the Olympic Ecosystem

Vol. 11, No. 2: Summer 2003Legal Battle over Snow Salmon Timber Sale

Vol. 11, No. 1: Spring 2003Olympic National Park Previews 20-year Management Plan

Vol. 10, No. 3: Fall 2002ONP Soon to Release Alternatives to 20-year Management Plan

Vol. 10, No. 2: Spring 2002Natural History of a Coastal Prairie in Olympic National Park

Vol. 10, No. 1: Winter 2002ONP Begins Work on 20-year General Management Plan

Vol. 9, No. 2: Spring 2001Wild Washington Campaigns Protect Olympic Roadless Areas

Vol. 9, No. 1: Winter 2001Congressman Dicks Favors Removing Both Elwha Dams

Vol. 8, No. 2: Summer 2000Forest Service Roadless Area Proposal Falls Short

Vol. 8, No. 1: Spring 2000Elwha Ceremony Marks Beginning of Salmon Restoration

Vol. 7, No. 3: Fall 1999Clinton Vows to Protect 40 Million Acres of National Forest Roadless Lands

Vol. 7, No. 2: Summer 1999The Continuing Saga of the Cushman Hydroelectric Project and Tacoma

Vol. 6, No. 2: October 1998OPA 50th Anniversary Dinner

Vol. 5, No. 2: November 1997The Elwha River Restoration

Vol. 5, No. 1: April 1997Will Wolves Return to the Olympics?

Vol. 4, No. 2: November 1996Park Service Punts on Jet Ski Ban for Lake Crescent

Vol. 4, No. 1: June 1996Park Proceeding Toward Cushman Land Trade

Vol. 3, No. 2: December 1995Shameless Congressional Raid on National Park System Foiled

Vol. 3, No. 1: May 1995Park Service’s Preferred Alternative: Remove the Non-Native Goats

Vol. 2, No. 3: December 1994Restoring the Wild Elwha Salmon

Vol. 2, No. 2: June 1994Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary

Vol. 2, No. 1: January 1994Ancient Forests: Option 9 Revisited