Have you heard about the upcoming Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) re-authorization recently and wondered what the fuss is all about? Are you scratching your head wondering what exactly LWCF is in the first place? If you’ve never heard of LWCF, you’re not the only one. Although it’s been called “America’s most successful conservation […] Read more.
Right now, a battle is being waged over the West’s public lands, including many of the places we love to ski. Out-of-touch politicians backed by private interests like the American Lands Council want to transfer millions of acres of your land to states or private interests, a move that would almost certainly shut down your […] Read more.
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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.