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Over 60 attendees from joined Winter Wildlands Alliance for a busy but fun Grassroots Conference in Golden, CO in late June. Participants came to learn about the Over-Snow Vehicle Rule, Forest Service winter travel management planning, grassroots organizing, SnowSchool, and efforts to define a set of ethics for the backcountry ski and snowboard community. The […] Read more.
In anticipation of our Grassroots Advocacy Conference in Golden, CO later this week we are excited to announce the release of our latest report, Winter Recreation on National Forest Lands, A Comprehensive Analysis of Motorized and Non-motorized Opportunity and Access. This report covers 77 National Forests and 176 million acres of land within the forests […] Read more.
The Winter Wildlands Alliance Grassroots Advocacy Conference starts next Thursday in Golden, Colorado! The conference, which runs from June 18-20, is an opportunity for backcountry skiers, conservation advocates, and others who are interested in winter backcountry recreation to learn about Forest Service winter travel management planning, grassroots organizing, Snow School, and more. To view a […] Read more.
SnowSchool has always been about harnessing the power of snow to connect kids with nature. In making this dream a reality the program has engaged over 170,000 participants since 2005. However, one potential problem with a school field trip program like SnowSchool is that while the outdoor experience inherently generates enthusiasm, all too often there […] Read more.