In this month’s policy update, we share news on permitting reform, Ambler Road in Alaska, and WWA grassroots group Wasatch Backcountry Alliance’s fight against the gondola in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Senator Manchin’s proposed permitting reform bill would roll back bedrock protections, like the National Environmental Policy Act, silencing your voice and paving the way for industry to run roughshod over public lands and waters.

In this month’s policy update, we share news on the Sawtooth Huts in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Idaho Panhandle National Forest’s winter travel plan, and Congress expectations post-Inflation Reduction Act.

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA) has released the final draft of the Outfitter and Guide Management Plan (OGMP) and we’ve partnered with Sun Valley Trekking to speak out against the Plan’s recommendations.

WWA applauds Congress for passing the Inflation Reduction Act but we’ll remain vigilant to ensure subsequent actions don’t cancel out the climate wins in this bill.