San Juan Islands http://nwpr.org en President Obama Set To Create National Monument In Washington's San Juan Islands http://nwpr.org/post/president-obama-set-create-national-monument-washingtons-san-juan-islands <p>President Obama is set to announce the creation of several new national monuments on Monday. One of them will be in Washington’s San Juan Islands. Ashley Ahearn reports.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:16:41 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 24690 at http://nwpr.org One Thousand Acres Up For Conservation In The San Juan Islands http://nwpr.org/post/one-thousand-acres-conservation-san-juan-islands <p>OLYMPIA -- Washington Senator Maria Cantwell has introduced a bill to get one thousand acres of the San Juan Islands declared a National Conservation Area. Ashley Ahearn reports. Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:20:19 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 5744 at http://nwpr.org One Thousand Acres Up For Conservation In The San Juan Islands Senate Holds Hearing On Protecting San Juans' Public Lands http://nwpr.org/post/senate-holds-hearing-protecting-san-juans-public-lands <p>WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A bill to establish a National Conservation Area that would give permanent protection 1,000 acres of unique landscapes in the San Juan Islands is wending its way through Congress. A key committee took up the legislation Thursday. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 12:27:25 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 5369 at http://nwpr.org Senate Holds Hearing On Protecting San Juans' Public Lands