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70 Groups Formally Petition to Re-list Wolves as “Endangered” Throughout the West

70 Groups Formally Petition to Re-list Wolves as “Endangered” Throughout the West HAILEY, Ida. – Citing “inadequate regulatory mechanisms” in Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming, and a lack of minimum viable populations of wolves in all other western states, a coalition of 70 conservation, Indigenous, and animal welfare groups today filed a formal petition with the […]

Broads’ Plant Trees at Centralia’s Discovery Trail

Volunteers from the Great Old Broads for Wilderness and the Chehalis River Basin Land Trust were out on the Discovery Trail in Centralia, removing invasive species and planting new trees and shrubs to help return the area to a healthy state.

Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm

Isabella Tree, 2019

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures

Merlin Sheldrake, 2020

All We Can Save: Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

Edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine K. Wilkinson, 2020

Manti-La Sal Forest Plan Update Finally Underway

Manti-La Sal Plan Finally Underway After 34 years, the Manti-La Sal National Forest Management Plan is finally getting an update. Click here for more on this story.

US House Approves Wilderness Protection Bill

US House Approves Wilderness Protection Bill “Each one of these is a little gem for one reason or another,” said Robyn Cascade, of the Great Old Broads [for Wilderness—a] wilderness protection and preservation advocacy group. Cascade traveled to Washington D.C. this past fall to lobby for DeGette’s bill and other wilderness legislation. Click here for […]

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.

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 […]

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.