Mission Mountain Wilderness Montana
October 25, 2021

WW objects to Mission Mountains manipulation project

Wilderness Watch filed a formal objection to the Forest Service’s (FS) Mid- Swan Landscape Restoration and WUI Project. This 15-year project entails widespread habitat manipulation in the Mission Mountains Wilderness in northwest Montana. 
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Wichita-Mts
October 20, 2021

Good Changes Proposed for Wichita Mountains Wilderness

Wilderness Watch is supporting a number of changes the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is proposing in and around the Wichita Mountains Wilderness that would help restore more natural conditions. FWS’s good proposals would specifically improve and protect the Charons Garden Wilderness unit at the Wichita Mountains Wilderness.

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Canyon Country, UT
October 17, 2021

Protect Wilderness in Utah's Canyon Country

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to authorize a number of commercial and other special recreation permits in 17 recently designated Wildernesses in southeastern Utah’s San Rafael Swell and Desolation Canyon that could drive overuse by visitors and too many commercial operations. And it’s doing this before it even writes management plans for the Wildernesses.
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Maroon Bells-Snowmass
September 10, 2021

Don't charge fees to visit Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness

In response to a surge in use and associated impacts, the U.S. Forest Service (FS) is proposing a fee-based permit system for camping in a number of places in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in Colorado. Wilderness Watch supports quotas to reduce impacts and protect wildlife and solitude for visitors, so we feel the FS is justified in proposing quotas in this case. However, turning the quota system into a plan to charge $12 per day just to visit Wilderness is both inappropriate and…

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Canyon Country, UT
August 24, 2021

Preserve quiet in National Parks and Wilderness

The National Park Service (NPS) is developing air tour management plans for national parks, including some with outstanding Wildernes, such as Mount Rainier, Olympic, Everglades, and Death Valley. Commercial helicopter and fixed-wing air tours are always at odds with experiencing the quiet and solitude of wild places and should be prohibited over national parks and Wilderness. No amount of air tours is acceptable.
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North Fork Blackfoot River Scapegoat Wilderness Montana
August 06, 2021

Scapegoat Wilderness poisoning stopped

On July 22, 2021, Wilderness Watch and allies filed suit in the U.S. District Court for Montana asking for a preliminary injunction and/or temporary restraining order to halt the State of Montana’s North Fork Blackfoot Westslope Cutthroat Trout Project—a massive stream poisoning and fish stocking project in the Scapegoat Wilderness

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Don’t mar the Mt. Rainier Wilderness

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Scrap a grazing plan for the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

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Montana/Idaho put on notice over extreme new hunting laws

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Grazing doesn't belong in Table Mountain and Alta Toquima

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Central Yukon Management Plan needs much improvement

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Poison has no place in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness

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Drop Trump-era Forest Service grazing plan

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Treat the Wenaha-Tucannon like the Wilderness it is

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Re-list wolves as “endangered” throughout the West

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We're Suing to Stop Cruel Hunting Practices on National Preserves in Alaska

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Good News for Brown Bears in the Kenai Refuge

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Don't Trammel the Palisades Wilderness Study Area

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Litigation on National Park Service e-bike rule will proceed

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Protect Joshua Tree Wilderness in climbing plan

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Protect Wilderness in Whitebark Pine Listing

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President Biden Suspends Arctic Drilling Leases

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Victory: Air Force drops Gila overflights plan!

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Alpine Lakes Wilderness Threatened by Thirsty Chelan County

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Destructive Grazing Threatens Gila and Blue Range Wildernesses

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Herbicides and Burning Six Wildernesses in Arizona

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WW Sues to End the Killing of Grizzly Bears at Bait Stations

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Izembek Road Quashed Again

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WW Objects to Wilderness Helicopter Invasion in Arizona

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Helicopter Net-Gun Capture Stopped in Wasatch Wildernesses

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Allow Natural Recovery of Grizzlies in the North Cascades

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Degrading the Wave at Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs

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Ambler Road Threatens Gates of the Arctic Wilderness

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WW Stops Wilderness “Chainsaw Massacre” in Colorado

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Keep Grazing Allotments Closed in Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness

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E-Bike rules threaten public lands, wildlife, and Wilderness

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Massive Strip Mine Threatens One of the East's largest Wildernesses

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National Environmental Policy Act on the line

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Keep the Promise of a Wild Cumberland Island

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BLM's "Loony" Action


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Time to Close Airstrips in River of No Return Wilderness

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Seismic Exploration Threatens Arctic Refuge

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WW appeals livestock grazing permit renewals in Colorado

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Leave the Cascades and Olympic Wildernesses Be

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Keep Cows out of the Hoover Wilderness

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No Permanent Firebreaks in the Ventana Wilderness

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Wilderness Community Unites to Keep Bike Ban in Wilderness

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Proposed BLM grazing regs threaten Wilderness across the West

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Wilderness and Mining Don't Mix

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WW Sues to Stop Motorboat Abuse in Boundary Waters


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Restore Wilderness in Olympic National Park

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Sulfide Mines Threaten Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

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BLM Seeking to Commercialize Wildernesses in New Mexico

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WW Challenges Increased Grazing in Little Jacks Creek Wilderness

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Commercial Spaceport Threatens Cumberland Island Wilderness

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Remove Pemigewasset Wilderness Bridge

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Wilderness Watch Opposes Human Meddling in Boundary Waters

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Let the Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness Be

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Visitor Permit System Coming to Central Cascades Wildernesses

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Commercial Use Threatens Pasayten and Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wildernesses

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Victory for River of No Return Wilderness and its Wildlife

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BLM Drops Owyhee Canyonlands Wilderness Juniper Project

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Kootznoowoo Wilderness Spared an Airport

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WW Urges a Wilder Yosemite and Mt. Rainer Wilderness

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Park Service Should Protect Nation’s Largest Wilderness

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When the Cure is Worse than the Disease

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Victory for six Owyhee Wildernesses in Idaho!

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It’s Time to Remove Domestic Sheep in the High Uintas Wilderness

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Congress Allows Unethical Killing in Wildlife Refuges in Alaska

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Military Drops Plans to Land Helicopters in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness

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Another Building Boom in the Olympics

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Forest Service Proposes Logging and Burning Wildernesses in Arizona

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Supersonic jet flights threaten Owyhee Wildernesses and wildlife

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Wilderness Watch Votes for Nature's Way

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