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.
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"We've been granted an incredible benefit here to be able to ski all that terrain and utilize it for walking our dogs, for snowshoeing, for cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, backcountry skiing," says WWA ambassador and Teton Backcountry Alliance co-founder Kim Havell. "It's a real privilege. And if we don't respect it, and we're not each individually ambassadors, then it will get taken away." ... See MoreSee Less
The majority of us (skiers, mountain bikers, snowmobilers, climbers, hikers) are pitching in and doing what we can to help steward public lands while the Federal government is shut down. Sadly, there are those few bad apples. "Raging around our public lands breaking all rules is not the way democratic society is supposed to work," writes our friend Marc Peruzzi. "The irresponsible dregs violating our national parks and wilderness areas right now are acting like high school kids throwing a kegger because their parents are out of town. And at this pace, they’re going to destroy the house." ... See MoreSee Less
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