The Stash Blog

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Looking Back on the 15th Season of the Backcountry Film Festival

This season, the Backcountry Film Festival traveled to almost 100 towns across the country. It raised more than $150,000 for 80 nonprofits.
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The Crux of a Lifetime

We all experience moments of uncertainty. But the mountains teach us to lean into our challenges with curiosity, openness, care, and compassion. Now, as COVID-19 washes through our communities, our homes, our thoughts, and our bodies, this is a skill that we need more than ever. This is one we need to lean into.

Wanted: Membership Director. We Are Hiring!

Winter Wildlands Alliance is hiring! We are a tight team dedicated to our work and looking to add a new position to the roster! The position is based in Boise—no remote or telecommuting options. This search closes April 8, 2020.
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Grassroots Alert: Comment to protect the Wenatchee backcountry!

WWA's grassroots partner, El Sendero Ski and Snowshoe Club, is fighting a massive resort development at Mission Ridge in Wenatchee, WA. Read more to find out how to help!
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Adapting in the Current COVID-19 Times

We understand the seriousness and impact of the current COVID-19 situation and have taken steps as an organization to be the best citizens we can be. The Winter Wildlands Alliance office in Boise is currently closed until further notice to protect our team and the collective community and our full staff is currently working remotely with flexible hours, virtual meetings, and engaging via technology instead of face to face.
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Wildlife, Wilderness, and the Great Burn

The epicenter of a tragic wildfire in 1910, the Great Burn has been left alone for a century of regrowth. Today, it is a recommended wilderness area along the Montana-Idaho stateline with an abundance of wildlife habitat. As the Forest Service rewrites the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest Plan, the Great Burn needs continued protection.
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Have You Skied or Snowshoed in Southern Utah? We Want to Hear From You

If you’ve skied, snowshoed, or otherwise played in the snow in southern Utah, please help us out by taking this survey. Quantifying the economic impact of human-powered snowsports on the Manti La Sal National Forest will help us to advocate for snowsports enthusiasts and make a case for protecting and encouraging winter recreation opportunities in the upcoming forest plan revision.
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There’s #SnowPlaceLikeHome

Backcountry ski season is underway. Help protect the places you love by joining Winter Wildlands Alliance.
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How the Administration Is Trying to Cut the Public Out of the National Environmental Policy Act

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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Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization promoting and
preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports
experience on public lands.