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Tongass National Forest (Credit: Alan Wu via Flickr BY 2.0)

The Roadless Area Conservation Rule protects seventeen million acres in the Tongass National Forest — our largest national forest — from commercial logging and other destructive development.  We need your help to save it.People-Powered Protections for Our Largest National Forest People power won Roadless Rule protections for the Tongass 17 years ago.  1.6 million of us stood up then and told […]
The Tongass National Forest and mountains in the background (Photo: Flickr user Umnak)

The US Forest Service is considering rolling back protections for America’s largest national forest — the Tongass — which would open the area up to road building and other destructive development. This could pave the way to disaster.1 Take action now: Tell the U.S. Forest Service to keep Tongass intact.Roads in the Tongass The U.S. Forest Service announced in early August […]
Tongass National Forest (Photo: USDA)

The Tongass National Forest is the largest of America’s national forests  — and few places are quite as wild.We live in a world with a lot of stuff, but not enough nature.Here in our Boston office, the view includes the brick wall of a building, and the big, gray, concrete parking garage behind it. Looking out the window, you can […]