national forest

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 […]
National Public Lands Day is a great chance to get outside and enjoy nature!

The Importance of Public Lands Every American — whether rancher, hunter, hiker, mountain biker, or city dweller — has something in common — namely, our spectacular American lands. In fact, more than a quarter of US lands are are owned by taxpayers, a gift and sacred trust to every American, present and future.1Unfortunately, the new administration is targeting our public lands, […]
Our public lands are an important part of American life

Our public lands need a champion. Will you show your support on Facebook for some of America’s most treasured — and ecologically important — places?This past spring President Donald Trump ordered an unprecedented — and frankly alarming — review of federal protections for 27 national monuments. The goal: to find more opportunities for mining, drilling and other environmentally destructive practices […]