According to this story in the Everett Herald, nearly 40 percent of Washington—about 20 million acres—is owned by various public agencies. And the pass system has long been confusing and redundant. Several proposals have been floated; you can voice your opinion here. the survey closes at the end of August.
Permit Now Required to Pick Huckleberries in Gifford Pinchot
Want to bring home berries from the central and south Cascades? Even amateurs need a permit this year.