By Hilary Eisen, Recreation Planning Coordiator Last October, I met up with WWA board member Mike Fiebig and member Chris Ennis for our first turns of the season in the Bozeman backcountry. Had you asked us that day, with noses red from cold and grins plastered on our faces after a fantastic day in the […] Read more.
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.