Tracking The Issues
The latest action alerts
Good news coming out of DC? Sometimes it does happen and the spending bill that just passed has plenty of solids wins for people who love the outdoors, including funding for land management agencies and a (much-needed) change for how we budget for fighting wildfires.
Ever heard of the Roadless Rule? It’s protecting some of the best backcountry recreation in the country, and it’s under fire.
The Custer Gallatin National Forest in Montana is undergoing Forest Planning, which means critical opportunities for the public to weigh in on how these landscapes should be managed. You can make a difference to protect and improve the activities you love on the forest, including mountain biking, backcountry sking, hiking, climbing, and paddling.
Last week, Secretary Zinke quietly issued new instructions to BLM to rapidly open up tons of public land for new oil and gas leasing, while cutting out the public’s voice in that process.
New legislation would codify the President’s illegal rollback of Bears Ears National Monument and further strip Americans of their voice on how these lands are managed.