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Hiker Headlines: Public Lands Win, State Parks, WTA Jobs, PIE

Posted by Jessi Loerch at Mar 14, 2019 02:58 PM |

It’s March 14. The public lands package is a done deal. State Parks have a free day next week. We're hiring! Plus: You should eat some pie today.

It’s March 14. The public lands package is a done deal. State Parks have a free day next week. We're hiring! Plus: You should eat some pie today.  

Here’s some hiker news that you may have missed while out on trail this week.

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Deception Pass State Park. State park won't require a Discover Pass on March 19. Photo by Scott Hark.

Worth celebrating: This week, the president signed a massive public lands package, which includes a permanent re-authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Thank you to all the members of our community who spoke up to make it happen! And if you haven’t yet, thank your lawmakers for making it happen.

Free! March 19 is the anniversary of Washington State Parks. In honor of the occasion, you won’t need to pay or show a Discover Pass to visit state parks

We’re hiring! Do you love trails and want to help make Washington’s trail system even more amazing? Come work with us! We have several job openings right now. We’re a fun group — and if you like hiking, you’ll always have something to talk about with us.

Happy Pi Day! In celebration of one of the all-around happiest days of the year, here's some news you can use. Pie recipes you can make outside:


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