Utah is officially petitioning the Forest Service to roll back protections on its National Forests, which would eliminate protections for nearly 80% of currently protected backcountry skiing, more than half of currently protected climbing, 79% of the state’s currently protected paddling, and 79% of the state’s currently protected hiking and mountain biking.Read More
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The Roadless Rule protects backcountry recreation across the country. Utah is demanding a state-specific version of the Rule, but it’s not clear why they want it.Read More
Ever heard of the Roadless Rule? It’s protecting some of the best backcountry recreation in the country, and it’s under fire.Read More
Hold on to your hats, Outdoor Alliance shares its comments on the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forest scoping documents!Read More
The Farm Bill, which could pass as soon as this week, will affect the Forest Service and could have consequences for the public process, logging, and wildfire funding. Read our official comment letter.Read More