Recent press releases from or about Broads.

Great Old Broads for Wilderness Announces Art Quilt Raffle

Durango, Colorado—Great Old Broads for Wilderness (Broads) announces raffle tickets are on sale for their 2019 Art Quilt Fundraiser. This year’s quilt, entitled “Get into the Wild,” celebrates the conservation organization’s 30th anniversary by commemorating various landscapes they have worked to protect: mountains, waters, forests, and canyon country. Proceeds will support Broads’ work to protect America’s wild […]

Forest Service Challenged on Chainsaws in Wilderness

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Great Old Broads for Wilderness Appoints New Directors

Durango, CO—Conservation organization Great Old Broads for Wilderness (Broads) announces the advancement of Lauren Berutich to the position of Associate Director and the appointment of Lisa Pool to the position of Grassroots Leadership Director. Berutich has more than 15 years of experience in environmental education, grassroots organizing, conservation and stewardship coordination, and public work for […]

Borderlands Broadwalk Press Release

Great Old Broads for Wilderness Event Studies the Untold Environmental Impacts of the Proposed Border Wall. Durango, CO—Great Old Broads for Wilderness (Broads) will host a Borderlands Broadwalk in the Chiricahua Mountains of southeast Arizona, near the border of New Mexico and Mexico, on April 25-20, 2019. The goals of the event are to: raise […]

Court Officially Rejects Ochoco National Forest Motorized Trail System

Court officially rejects Ochoco National Forest motorized trail system. Motorized trails through heart of old-growth forests and sensitive habitat ruled illegal Prineville, OR—In a final ruling late yesterday, District Court Judge Marco A. Hernandez confirmed Magistrate Judge Patricia Sullivan’s September 2018 rejection of a U.S. Forest Service plan to add 137 miles of off-road vehicle […]

Press Release Archives

May 8, 2018 – Great Old Broads for Wilderness Asserts Right for Freedom of Speech

Great Old Broads for Wilderness Asserts Right for Freedom of Speech Durango, CO— Great Old Broads for Wilderness (Broads) and 13 other conservation organizations have signed on to an amicus brief filed Friday in support of Broads’ former associate director, Rose Chilcoat, who has been targeted for criminal prosecution because of her association with the […]

Lawsuit Filed against Agencies for Withholding Info on Nat’l Monuments

For months, the Interior Department, Bureau of Land Management, and the White House Council on Environmental Quality have repeatedly failed to answer the public’s Freedom of Information Act requests for information related to the Trump administration’s ongoing review of national monuments…

Conservation Groups File Lawsuit Over Trump’s Illegal Action to Reduce Grand Staircase-Escalante Nat’l Monument

Conservation Groups File Lawsuit Over Trump’s Illegal Action to Reduce Grand Staircase-Escalante Nat’l Monument President’s abuse of authority strips protections from iconic dinosaur wonderland in Utah and undermines 1906 Antiquities Act   San Francisco, CA —Hours after President Donald Trump issued a proclamation taking an axe to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah, conservation organizations […]

Conservation Groups File Lawsuit after Trump Illegally Axed Bears Ears Nat’l Monument

Conservation Groups File Lawsuit after President Trump Illegally Axed Majestic Bears Ears National Monument President’s abuse of authority strips protections from a priceless cultural and natural heritage that belongs to all Americans Washington, D.C. — Three days after President Donald Trump issued a proclamation taking an axe to Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah, […]

Great Old Broads for Wilderness Receives Global Environmental Challenge Award

This fall, the Walden Woods Project together with Chick Fil A, honored Great Old Broads for Wilderness with a Global Environmental Challenge Award.

Court rejects Nevada county’s meritless road claim after nearly two decades of litigation

Court rejects Nevada county’s meritless road claim after nearly two decades of litigation Reno, NV – (September 28, 2017) – Earlier this week a federal district court issued a final decision in a nearly two-decades-old legal case over a right-of-way claim by Elko County, Nevada to a road that traverses a sensitive river canyon near […]