Winter Wildlands Alliance works with 40 grassroots groups throughout the country to protect winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports experience on public lands. Listed below are member groups of Winter Wildlands Alliance’s Grassroots Network. Contact the group near you to learn more about how to get involved. Interested in joining the network as a grassroots group? Click here for details on how to join.
Policy Director Hilary Eisen explains step-by-step how the Council for Environmental Quality is re-writing its regulations to the National Environmental Policy Act and reveals some of the tactics they're using to limit public engagement on government decision-making.
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Leaning on the executive branch’s Council for Environmental Quality (CEQ)—rather than going through Congress—the Trump administration has proposed sweeping new changes to weaken the nation’s bedrock environmental law for the benefit of polluters and corporations. We need your help to defend the National Environmental Policy Act.
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Just before Christmas, a Chilean company submitted its plan for sulfide-ore copper mining at the headwaters of the 1.1 million-acre Wilderness area in northeastern Minnesota. Take action now.
https://winterwildlands.org/wwa/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/IMG_5491.jpg11251500Julie Brownhttps://winterwildlands.org/wwa/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/WWA_Logo_OrangeBlue-300x89.pngJulie Brown2020-01-06 14:10:412020-01-08 08:24:25Winter in the Boundary Waters is Silence, Amplified
In response to the U.S. Forest Service's proposal to exempt the Tongass from the Roadless Rule—a move that would lift protections and expose a vitally important landscape to logging and resource extraction—we support Alternative #1, No Action.
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Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization promoting and
preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports
experience on public lands.