Great Old Broads for Wilderness: Working to preserve & protect wilderness since 1989.

Great Old Broads for Wilderness is a national grassroots organization, led by women, that engages and inspires activism to preserve and protect wilderness and wild lands. Conceived by older women who love wilderness, Broads gives voice to the millions of Americans who want to protect their public lands as Wilderness for this and future generations. We bring knowledge, commitment, and humor to the movement to protect our last wild places on earth.

Broads in Action

Thorn Creek Project

Apr. 27 – Idaho’s Palouse Broadband invites you to come learn about Thorn Creek Native Seed Farm with Jacie, the farm owner. 

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Jemez Service Project

Apr. 28 & May 12 – Join New Mexico’s Rio Grande Valley Broadband to work with Trout Unlimited to improve habitat through small rock placement and willow weir construction. Have fun, meet new people, and do good work!

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Comment-Writing Workshop

May 1 – Join the Northern San Juan Broadband and others to learn about the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison (GMUG) Forest Revision Plan and our Citizens’ Wilderness Proposal. Take this opportunity to compose your comments about management of these public lands in our region.

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Town Hall with Rep. Blumenaeur

May 2 – Join the Cascade Volcanoes Broadband, Oregon Wild and Keen Footwear for a Town Hall with Congressman Earl Blumenaeur on the state of our public lands.

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CSPF 15th Annual Park Advocacy Day

Photos by Darryl Bush

California State Parks Advocacy Day

May 8 – The Greater Bay Area Broadband invites you to join California State Parks Foundation‘s 16th Annual  Advocacy Day. Come lobby on behalf of our California State Parks.

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Blood Mountain Hike

May 10 – Join the Blue Ridge Broadband as we hike the Blood Mountain and Freeman Loop Trail. This is a 6.1 mile heavily-trafficked loop trail located near Blairsville, Georgia that features beautiful wild flowers

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Sabinoso Wilderness Project

May 11–13 – Join New Mexico’s Rio Grande Valley Broadband to work on projects with the Bureau of Land Management in the Sabinoso Wilde​rness .

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5th Annual Weed Pull

May 23 – Join the Central Oregon Bitterbrush Broadband for the 5th annual weed pull at McKay Crossing Campground at Paulina Peak, a lovely, though knapp weed infested spot on the banks of Paulina Creek.

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Pueblo Bonito Ruin - Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

Trip to Chaco Canyon

May 21–23 – Join Colorado’s Montezuma Broadband to explore and learn about what makes this cultural gem so special and how it is threatened.

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