29 groups, representing small businesses, environmental organizations, educators, and conservation service corps sent a letter to the House Natural Resources Committee, urging them to act to end the shutdown of the federal government.
The Wilderness Society and Back Country Horsemen of America wrote to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to request assistance in addressing the serious decline in the conditions of national forest trails that threatens access to America's public lands. The letter to Reps.
The 113th Congress faces a multitude of environmental challenges. The Wilderness Society is working the halls of power to make sure that America's wild places are part of the legislative agenda, and to make sure that lawmakers and staff are hearing both sides of the issues.
This report offers a review of the accomplishments of the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration (CFLR) program, which was created in 2009 to promote job stability, reliable wood supply, forest health, and reduced emergency wildfire costs and risks.
Whether its water, wildlife, or wildlands, roads have been identified as the major impact on the forest environment. Many national forest roads were built during the frenzied decades of the logging boom and were simply abandoned.
Nearly a half-million acres of the Tongass National Forest were logged in the past 50 years and have resulted in degraded watershed integrity, decreased fish and wildlife productivity, and a lasting legacy of ecological debt for future generations. But, a new study suggests that restoring