• Public Lands and Climate

    Climate activist and Great Old Broads for Wilderness, Executive Director, Shelley Silbert, to speak to Mid-Pen March 14. “Our wild landscapes have been drilled and mined for energy for over a century, but now we know that these very activities are leading to global environmental disaster,” Silbert said. “We believe land that belongs to the […]

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  • Broads’ Executive Director Shares How to Protect the Environment

    Local advocates share stories on Durango Diaries of how small movements can grow. Storytellers include Bears Ears advocate Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk, Great Old Broads for the Wilderness Executive Director Shelley Silbert, City of Durango Sustainability Coordinator Imogen Ainsworth and Durango Cannabis Company co-founder, Nic Borst.

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  • The Wildwaters Broadband Restores Gunflint Trail

    The Wild Waters Broadband, a Minnesota chapter of 40 women ranging in age from 50–80, of the Great Old Broads for Wilderness spent a weekend at Camp Menogyn on the Gunflint Trail to hike and clear portage entrances. 

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  • Breaking Up with Bears Ears Suit

    Breaking Up with Bears Ears Suit Local officials in San Juan County, Utah, recently voted to rescind the work of their predecessors and reproach President Trump for reducing the Bears Ears National Monument, but attorneys representing the county in federal court don’t seem to have gotten the memo.

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    New LoneStarBroads Broadband

    New LoneStarBroads Broadband Know any fun-loving, feisty women who love wild spaces? There’s a new group in North Texas for them. McKinney resident Brenda Armstrong recently launched the Lone Star Broads, the first Texas chapter of Great Old Broads for Wilderness.

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    Mountain Vitals: Women in the Outdoors

    Mountain Vitals: Women in the Outdoors These women, including our very own fearless leader, Shelley Silbert, have rocked the boat in the outdoors—and they did it just by being themselves. Women are taking the lead in the outdoors and in the protection of where we play.

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    Groups Call for Greater Chaco Protection

    For Immediate Release June 20, 2019 Photos and video available on https://www.facebook.com/FrackOffChaco/ and https://www.flickr.com/photos/wildearth_guardians Contact: Rebecca Sobel, Senior Climate & Energy Campaigner, WildEarth Guardians, (267) 402-0724, rsobel@wildearthguardians.orgEileen Shendo, Jemez Pueblo, (505) 980-1998, wns.shendo@gmail.com Groups Call for Comprehensive Greater Chaco Protection Demand Consistency from BLM Planning and Protection Efforts Albuquerque, NM—Alongside the June 20 oil and […]

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  • Broads’ Blog

    Broads’ Blog October 2021 Scorching Campout Brings Broads and U.S. Forest Service Together  by Jason Vaughn Anybody who’s spent time in the wilderness knows that if you take the time to listen, nature is always telling a story. The sound of a stream tumbling over rocks, the sunlight glistening through the trees, birds singing, insects […]

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