Advocacy, Education, Stewardship, and Fun
Great Old Broads for Wilderness amplifies the feminine voice, inspiring seasoned women across the country to use their valuable years of experience and assume leadership roles to advocate for the protection of wild lands. We support grassroots action and an engaged and informed citizenry.
Broads are immersed—we are the eyes and ears, the boots on the ground, the reporters and supporters, holding agencies and decision makers to task for responsible management of our public lands.
Our Focus Areas:
CONSERVE AND PROTECT
This is a top priority. Broads collaborate with conservation partners to urge Congress to designate new Wilderness areas. We challenge those whose conservation vision falls short. We also monitor…
DON’T BE COMPLACENT
Americans have a deep love for our “wild west” beginnings, with starry-eyed visions of dusty cowboys aback horses, crooning to cattle scattered across wild open prairies. Yet, behind this idealized vision…
Roads & Vehicular Use
TRAVEL ROUTE WATCHDOGS
Broads takes the position that vehicular access should occur only on designated roadways and trails. Sadly, there are recreationalists who disregard travel routes—out of ignorance, disrespect…
KEEPING IT WILD
Broads’ Recapture Utah! campaign is about protecting the extraordinary splendor, wildness, and diversity of southern Utah. From slick rock canyons to forested sky islands, these public lands encompass astonishing geology, biodiversity, world-class cultural sites…
The continuing drive for corporations to seek out and extract resources from our public lands creates an ongoing battle for Broads and other like-minded organizations. These activities exact a high price on the land.
PUBLIC LAND IMPACTS
What does Climate Change have to do with public lands? Everything! Climate change affects all life on Earth. Much of Broads’ work is related to reducing or eliminating activities on public lands that contribute to global warming and exacerbate the affects of our changing climate.