Our public lands – millions of acres of forests, mountains, rivers, and plains – are a part of who we are. They exist for the good of all, not the profit of a few. But now a group of powerful special interests inside the government and beyond are waging an aggressive campaign to undermine and even sell off public lands all across the west for short-term private gain.
Use our Bill Tracker to learn more about specific Public Lands Heist legislation in Congress and how you can contact your representatives.
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Since 1964, the fund has preserved millions of acres in all 50 states, and almost every U.S. county. This includes conservation of national parks, local trails, national recreation areas, wildlife refuges and more. States can also earn matching grants for open spaces, parks and recreation areas. Yet...
We, and the rest of the world, are outraged by the fires in the Amazon. Besides eating less Brazilian beef and donating to environmental NGOs that protect the Amazon, there’s really not much we can do.
But there is something we can do to save the world’s largest temperate rain forest: Alaska’s 17-million-acre Tongass National Forest, which is also facing imminent threats of destruction.
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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.
https://winterwildlands.org/wwa/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/201703_Wasatch_Photo_7D_112-1.jpg13332000Hilary Eisenhttps://winterwildlands.org/wwa/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Winter_Wildlands_Alliance_Logo.pngHilary Eisen2019-07-24 16:01:302019-08-09 10:26:02The Forest Service Doesn't Want To Hear From You
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…
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