• Border Blog—May 11, 2022: Heartbreak and Devastation at the Border

    May 11, 2022: Heartbreak and Devastation at the Border Sonoran Broadband (AZ) co-leader Roz Switzer took a trip this month with Kate Scott, Borderlands Activist and owner of the Madrean Archipelago Wildlife Center, to check out the borderlands area after the Arizona Broads surveyed the border wall last spring. Roz and Kate went to several […]

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  • Bill McKibben: Climate Activism in Life’s Third Act

    Bill McKibben: Climate Activism in Life’s Third Act Monday, July 11 3:00 PM (Mountain) The Nor’Easter Broadband is proud to present a special webinar—”Climate Activism in Life’s Third Act“—with environmentalist, author, and journalist Bill McKibben. He will discuss how Broads and other senior-powered conservation organizations can most effectively advocate against climate change, as well as […]

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  • Border Blog—April 5, 2022: Border Briefs

    April 5, 2022: Border Briefs by Emily Matyas Co-Leader, Sonoran Broadband (AZ)   Some AZ Bills out for consideration would allocate or appropriate millions of dollars from the State to construct more border wall. Great Old Broads signed on to a letter from Defenders of Wildlife (DOW) to Department of Interior Secretary Haaland, asking for […]

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  • Old Growth Forests and Climate Change Talking Points

    Old Growth Forests and Climate Change Talking Points What is an Old Growth Forest? According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, old-growth (or primary) forests are naturally regenerated forests of native tree species where there are no clearly visible indications of human activity, and the ecological processes are not significantly disturbed. […]

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  • Sample Letter: Protect Old-Growth Forests

    Sample Letter: Protect Old-Growth Forests! This is a sample letter to ask the Biden Administration to protect our remaining old-growth forests. Do not copy and paste this letter! Please remember to customize it to include your own personal thoughts and experiences with old-growth forests, and reasons for action. Then be sure and let us know […]

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  • Border Blog—March 18, 2022: Border Briefs

    March 18, 2022: Border Briefs by Emily Matyas Co-Leader, Sonoran Broadband (AZ) The Department of Interior is holding talks with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about rescinding the waiver authority of environmental laws that helped build the wall. Federal Bill HR 4848 would rescind the laws, but it has not advanced to the Senate […]

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  • Broads Blog: March 2022—Reclaiming Our Attention Span with Nature

    Reclaiming Our Attention Span with Nature March 2022 by Suez Jacobsen Focus: A Villanelle (a poetry form with strict rules about lines and rhymes) Concentration flits and runs and hides Awareness always fleeting, Coming in and out like tides   Sometimes the mind abides, More often though the bleating, Concentration flits and runs and hides. […]

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  • Sample Letter — Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act

    Sample Letter — Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act The following is a sample letter to help guide your own letter to your congressional representative to urge their support for the Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act (H.R. 2794). DON’T SIMPLY COPY AND PASTE! Please remember to personalize the letter with […]

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