https://winterwildlands.org/wwa/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/IMG_3018-1.jpg450600Hilary Eisenhttps://winterwildlands.org/wwa/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/WWA_Logo_OrangeBlue-300x89.pngHilary Eisen2018-03-22 18:59:522018-03-23 10:29:44March 2018 Policy Update: Hard Work Paying Off
Winter in central Idaho was a bit slow to arrive this year. A strong La Nina pattern sent its polar jet stream with cold temperatures and precipitation in abundance to Montana and Idaho's Panhandle. Meanwhile, the mountains to the south waited in earnest...
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[UPDATED] In early March, Congress was considering the first ever legislative attempt to allow road construction and logging in roadless national forest lands, undermining a key 2001 conservation rule. Your efforts and comments turned the tide!
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As part of our annual SnowSchool Support Week WWA threw two SnowBall benefit concerts in Boulder CO and Boise ID in Feburary. These winter themed galas included bluegrass music, dancing, libations, ski-flare costumes, Arctic Theater Royale,…
If you live in Idaho and appreciate and support professional management of our natural areas and want to keep this Idaho gem in public hands, please contact your State Legislators and ask them to vote no on House Bill 496.
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The Forest Service is currently in the early stages of planning for how it will manage the Custer Gallatin National Forest for the next 20-30 years.The Custer Gallatin stretches across 400 miles – from West Yellowstone, MT to Camp Crook, SD – and encompasses 9 different mountain ranges, including the highest peaks in Montana. The forest offers every kind of skiing imaginable and it’s home to some of the finest ice climbing in the country.
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The Forest Service is taking a new look at what they do to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, and they’re accepting preliminary comments through the end of this week. The vast majority of comments submitted thus far in the process are from the extractive industry – it’s time for the outdoor recreation community to speak up.
https://winterwildlands.org/wwa/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/IMG_2580-2.jpg4891460Hilary Eisenhttps://winterwildlands.org/wwa/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/WWA_Logo_OrangeBlue-300x89.pngHilary Eisen2018-01-31 12:44:372018-02-01 10:46:37A New Look at NEPA? Sounds Good. But Let's Not Throw the Baby Out With the Bath Water.