From the desk of Jon Snyder
Outdoor Recreation and Economic Development
Senior Policy Advisor to Governor Jay Inslee
July 9, 2020
New Face covering order:
All business guidelines (updated frequently):
Health and safety information in multiple languages:
All the latest updates: https://coronavirus.wa.gov/
- Senate passes LWCF and National Parks funding:
- More Black Lives Matter; climbing, birding and chalk art outdoors while black:
- Black Lives Matter and transportation justice:
- Harassment of mixed-race family camping in Clallam County :
WA outdoor business news:
Hunting and Fishing news:
Pierce County is leading an effort to work with property owners, community members, recreation groups, Mount Rainier National Park, the US Forest Service and others interested in the future of recreation in the Carbon River Corridor.
Anyone who is interested is invited to learn about this process at the project website at: https://www.piercecountywa.gov/6801/Carbon-River-Corridor-Cooperative-Action
People can begin to be involved by:
- Taking a survey (open from June 15 to August 7, 2020)
Signing up for email updates
You can do either at the project website: https://www.piercecountywa.gov/6801/Carbon-River-Corridor-Cooperative-Action
Safe Routes to School and Pedestrian/Bicycle Program Call for Projects
If you missed our informational webinar on the Pedestrian and Bicyclist Program and the Safe Routes to School Program grants you can view the archived edition for an overview of program goals, evaluation criteria, eligible project elements, and the online portion of the application.
Applications are due July 13 (Pedestrian/Bicyclist Program) and July 20 (Safe Routes to School).The archive and other information are linked on the program page.
LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES & RESOURCES: https://coronavirus.wa.gov/
Outdoor recreation and Economic Development Senior Policy Advisor to Gov. Jay Inslee
Office: 360-902-0488 Mobile: 360-584-3804
Todd Elsworth is one of the many “Mossy-haired lunatics roaming the dripping peninsulas”, described in “I’m Here for the Weather” by Tom Robbins. As executive director, he works to fulfill our mission to teach the health benefits of nature, promote outdoor recreation, and steward the places where we play.