State Should Invest $100M in Wildlife, Recreation

July 10, 2006

Read an Op-Ed in the Puget Sound Business Journal by Doug Walker, a founding member of the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition, in support of the Coalition’s request for $100 million in funding for wildlife and recreation areas.

Excerpt: “The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program is essential because the outdoors is more than just a way of life in Washington state. It is part of the fabric of our economy. For a successful business already here and for an economic development council trying to attract new businesses, our quality of life is one of the state’s main selling points.” 

Read the full story here.