H.R.2936 – Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017

PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION!We received confirmation that a full floor vote on H.R. 2936, the so-called Resilient Federal Forests Act, will take place on Wednesday or Thursday.  The bill is sponsored by Representative Bruce Westerman of Arkansas, who’s largest campaign donor is the timber industry. The bill radically changes how our public …

Finicum family, Bureau of Land Management still tangling a year after fatal standoff

  Widow fights for grazing rights A year after her husband Robert “LaVoy” Finicum was fatally shot by police after a standoff near Burns, Oregon, his widow Jeanette is continuing her fight against the Bureau of Land Management over grazing rights for the family’s cattle herds. ... more >   By Valerie Richardson - The …

New bill would sell off 3 million acres of public lands

The Wilderness Society The Wilderness Society’s mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. yesterday Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz wants to sell off 3.3 million acres of public lands, the latest step in a plan to seize Our Wild. Photo credit: Michael Jolley, flickr. New bill would sell off …

…the indiscriminate and immediate disposal of national public lands…

In this Jan. 27, 2016, file photo, rancher Cliven Bundy stands along the road near his ranch in Bunkerville, Nev.   The Republican platform committee met this week to draft the document that defines the party’s official principles and policies. Along with provisions on pornography and LGBT “conversion therapy” is an amendment calling for the …