This section is home to a growing list of resources pertinent to both individual recreationists as well as our Grassroots Groups, including: trends and the economic impact of winter backcountry recreation, winter recreation opportunities on public lands, the environmental impacts of winter over-snow vehicles and other tools to help get you informed and effectively engage in the issues that matter your group or favorite backcountry area.
We are currently in the process of building out these resources, so if you don’t see what you are looking for a particular resource please Contact Us.
From the beginning, the National Environmental Policy Act has been an important tool for skiers seeking to protect wild backcountry areas. Right now, the Forest Service is considering some broad, potentially devastating changes to how it implements NEPA that could scale back your ability to have a voice over your public lands. Their proposed changes […]
The Forest Service has proposed eliminating public comment opportunities and creating new loopholes to expedite logging, mining, and road building on the 193 million acres of National Forests and Grasslands across the country.
President Nixon signed the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) into law on January 1, 1970. With summer solstice in the rearview mirror, it’s time to start looking forward to the coming winter! Just kidding. Here at Winter Wildlands we love summer too! Earlier this month our staff gathered for a staff retreat at City of […]