• Challenge to Chainsaw Use in Colorado Wilderness Tossed

    Challenge to Chainsaw Use in Colorado Wilderness Tossed Environmental groups’ challenge to the U.S. Forest Service’s decision allowing chainsaws to be used for clearing brush in two federally protected Colorado wilderness areas was tossed by a federal judge, due to the agency’s withdrawal of the authorization. Click here for the full article.

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  • BLM Controversy and Shelley Silbert of the Great Old Broads for Wilderness 

    BLM Controversy and Shelley Silbert of the Great Old Broads for Wilderness  Shelley Silbert, Executive Director of Great Old Broads for Wilderness, explains in this Public Lands Podcast why Broads and 91 others signed a letter calling for Congress to reject Perry’s nomination and the impending move of the BLM from Washington D.C. to Grand […]

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  • Plaintiff’s in Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Cases Decry Administration

    Plaintiff’s in Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Cases Decry Administration Shelley Silbert, Executive Director, Great Old Broads for Wilderness: “The fate of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments must be decided in court before any changes to management occurs….” Click here for more.

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  • Broad, Nancy Ostlie, Advocates for Yellowstone

    Broad, Nancy Ostlie, Advocates for Yellowstone In partnership with Gallatin Yellowstone Wilderness Alliance, Broad, Nancy Ostlie, speaks in this video about the importance of collaboration between public lands user groups to resolve conflicts when possible. And when this is not possible, she urges those that speak for the wilderness to remain vigilant and speak out. […]

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  • Jordan Cove Energy Project panel webinar, the day FERC approved it

    Jordan Cove Energy Project panel webinar, the day FERC approved it This is a presentation sponsored by the Great Old Broads for Wilderness about the Jordan Cove Energy Project. With the COVID pandemic, the live presentation was replaced by a webinar. In the morning of March 19, the U.S. Government gave the Canadian corporation, Pembina, […]

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  • Judge Sides with Environmentalists in Challenge to USAF Plans in Idaho

    Judge Sides with Environmentalists in Challenge to USAF Idaho Plans A federal judge has issued a decision giving environmentalists a sweeping victory in our case challenging the U.S. Air Force’s plans to indefinitely conduct urban warfare training involving F-15 fighter jets and plain clothes ground teams in Boise and other southern Idaho cities and towns.  […]

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  • Legislators Praised For Proposing Constitutional Environmental Rights Be Added to New Mexico’s Bill of Rights

    Nex Mexico Legislators Propose Adding Environmental Rights to State Bill of Rights Santa Fe, NM—New Mexico leaders are applauding the Joint Resolution pre-filed Monday, January 4, by Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, Senator Bill Soules, and Representative Joanne Ferrary to amend the New Mexico Constitution in order to add enforceable environmental rights.  Senator Mimi Stewart, Senator Harold […]

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  • Court Orders Air Force To Conduct Full Environmental Review Of Urban Warfare Training Over Boise

    7th of Oct 2020 Last week, U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale issued a decision giving Advocates for the West a sweeping victory in our case challenging the U.S. Air Force’s plans to indefinitely conduct urban warfare training involving F-15 fighter jets and plain clothes ground teams in Boise and other southern Idaho cities and towns.  “I’m delighted […]

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  • 70 Conservation Organizations, Representing 16 Million Americans, Endorse Colorado Wolf Restoration

    70 Conservation Organizations, Representing 16 Million Americans, Endorse Colorado Wolf Restoration   Denver, CO September 9, 2020 Over seventy conservation organizations representing 16 million Americans sent a letter today to Colorado’s governor and natural resources director supporting the concept of reintroducing the gray wolf to Colorado.    “Reintroducing wolves would go far to restore the […]

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  • 2020 Wilderness Advocacy and Leadership Training Press Release

    For Immediate Release Contact: Lisa Pool Grassroots Leadership Director Great Old Broads for Wilderness 970-385-9577 Lisa@greatoldbroads.org Wilderness Advocacy Leadership Training Set for April 20–24, 2020 Durango, Colorado—Great Old Broads for Wilderness, a national non-profit conservation organization, presents Wilderness Advocacy Leadership Training for women interested in leading or co-leading a Broadband chapter for the organization to […]

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