Maps are important advocacy tools, providing us a way to clearly show the Forest Service how we access and explore the backcountry, helping to make the case during current forest planning efforts for protecting important non-motorized recreation areas. Read more.
“Studying mountain snowpack is vital to our quality of life” read a recent headline in the Idaho Statesman. The article explored research conducted by geoscientists at Boise State University and how snow provides 80% of the water across the western US. But if its that important shouldn’t all of us, young and old, be educated […] Read more.
We are excited to begin our second season of working with volunteer backcountry scientists on the Helena National Forest. Winter Wildlands Alliance is coordinating with Wild Things Unlimited (WTU) and the Montana Wilderness Association, with support from the Helena National Forest, and Defenders of Wildlife, to get citizen scientists into the backcountry to monitor forest […] Read more.
Today, there’s big news that benefits everyone who loves getting outside, whether it’s to the backcountry or your local city park. The Land and Water Conservation Fund, hailed as America’s best conservation program, will be reauthorized this week after expiring at the end of September. In its 50-year history, LWCF has helped build trails, parks, […] Read more.
Winter Wildlands Alliance is looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual who is passionate about engaging the human-powered snowsports community to protect the winter landscapes we all love. The successful candidate will be skilled at developing innovative engagement and communications strategies, fluent in organizing campaigns, authentic to the backcountry ski, snowboard and snowshoe community, […] Read more.