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

Symposium on Arctic Alaska and Beyond

Feb 21-23 – Join the Rio Grande Valley Broadband and Defenders of Wildlife at a free symposium exploring the potentially catastrophic impacts of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, hosted by the University of New Mexico (UNM).

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HIKE Corvallis to the Sea Trail

Feb 24 – The Willamette Valley Broadband of the Great Old Broads for Wilderness is adopting a 1.5 mile section of the Corvallis to the Sea Trail. Come learn about and hike “our” section, west of Burnt Woods.

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Climate Change is Real

Feb 27 – Join Polly Dyer Cascadia Olympia Broadband in support of the Thurston County League of Women Voters for a presentation about climate change in Thurston County.

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Don’t let Idaho Power Kill Rooftop Solar!

Mar 1 – Join the Boise Broads & Bros and Idaho’s Snake River Alliance, and come tell the Idaho Public Utilities Commission that Idaho Power should be encouraging solar panels on roof tops, not proposing to charge those with solar panels higher rates!

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Northern San Juans Broad Book Group

Mar 12 – Join our upcoming Northern San Juans Broadband Book Group meeting. We are reading and discussing The Meadow by James Gavin. Peggy Lyons will be our host.

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California: Wetlands near Limantour Beach at Point Reyes National Seashore near San Francisco. Photo copyright Lee Foster. Photo # casanf81451

Laguna Wetlands Preserve

Apr 14 – Join the Greater Bay Area Broadband for a stewardship project, lunch and hike at the beautiful Laguna Wetlands Preserve.

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