By Senators Thibaudeau, Jacobsen, Kline, Kohl, Fraser, Spanel and B. Sheldon


     WHEREAS, Hazel Wolf has dedicated a full third of her long life to the preservation and enjoyment of the environment; and

     WHEREAS, She has been recognized for her tireless efforts on behalf of the environment, including being named recipient of the 1997 Audubon Medal, and the Chevron Conservation Award; and

     WHEREAS, She has endeavored to share her love of the world and its creatures by helping found twenty-one of twenty-six Audubon Society chapters in Washington; and

     WHEREAS, She continues to serve as secretary of the Seattle chapter of the Audubon Society; and

     WHEREAS, She knows well that our environment belongs to all, and has demonstrated that knowledge by founding the Community Coalition for Environmental Justice; and

     WHEREAS, She has been a tireless worker for the rights of the people and the human right to self-determination as evidenced by her service as a volunteer monitor of free elections in Nicaragua; and

     WHEREAS, On March 10, 1998, she celebrated her centennial birthday and she is now looking forward to her second hundred years;

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate do hereby recognize and honor Hazel Wolf=s life, her  accomplishments, and her contributions to the countless number of people who have come in contact with her and who have been changed for the better; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Secretary of the Senate immediately transmit a copy of this resolution to Hazel Wolf.


I, Mike O=Connell, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1998-8727,

adopted by the Senate March 11, 1998.





Secretary of the Senate