Under the guise of “modernization” and “streamlining,” the Trump White House has put big industry in charge of environmental decisionmaking—and to cut the public and science out of the process. We need to make sure reversing the attack on NEPA is a top priority for the incoming Biden Administration.
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 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 legislation in Congress that affects public lands and contact the Members who represent you in D.C.
We were thrilled to support WWA grassroots group Teton Backcountry Alliance on the purchase of their new beacon park! "Skiers will be able to wrap more practice into their daily routines, which pays dividends if they ever get into an avalanche rescue scenario." Via Jackson Hole News&Guide. ... See MoreSee Less
"Like two sea captains, we piloted our skis through the fog and somehow remained standing. By the time we arrived at Pea Soup Lake, I canonized the moment by saying to Alex, 'How appropriate to arrive at Pea Soup lake in a pea soup fog.' In the wind and snow I couldn’t tell if he laughed or groaned."#WWAAmbassador Jason Hummel and fellow snow adventurer Alex Kollar spent time this March traversing from Mount Daniel to Big Snow Mountain in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. "The Wilderness is a mecca so many hikers tread and trod from one end to the other that reverts back to a no-mans land, winter bound and silent except, that is, for the occasional backcountry skier, like myself. For us, winter isn’t a barrier but a means to an end. Snowbound valley’s become canvases to cut fresh trails across and snow-coated mountains become playgrounds to summit and descend from." Read and see the full story at jasonhummelphotography.com.📷 Jason Hummel Photography ☃️ Alex Kollar📍 On the ancestral lands of the Yakama, Wenatchi, and other Nations#keepwinterwild#winterwildlandsalliance[Photo description: A backcountry adventurer puts the finishing touches on their tent set up in a foggy, snowy setting.] ... See MoreSee Less
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As the popularity of outdoor recreation and use of public lands increases, funding for the Forest Service and other land management agencies has not kept up. Read our full report and take action today!
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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.