To comply with mandated budget cuts, State Parks proposes mothballing six parks, including Squak Mountain, Federation Forest, Fort Ward, Peshastin Pinnacles, Tolmie, and Flaming Geyser.
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
The Department of Interior is holding a series of listening sessions across the country. Seattle's listening session will be held on July 1 from 6:30 pm-9:00 pm at Franklin High School in Seattle.
The Wenatchee River Ranger District is in the process of planning to reopen the Icicle Road and restore access to trailheads and campgrounds by next spring.
The Snoqualmie District planning to make a temporary target shooting closure permanent and to add a swath surrounding the Middle Fork Road from just before the Pratt River trailhead to Dingford Creek.