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August 10, 2017

National Monument "Review" Threatens Wilderness

On April 26 President Trump issued an Executive Order directing the U.S. Department of the Interior to review all national monuments larger than 100,000 acres and established since 1996—27 monuments in all. This "review" is nothing less than an all out assault on America's public lands legacy by President Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke at the request of the oil and gas, coal, mining, grazing, and timber industries. To roll back these protections would be an unprecedented, and…

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Hawks Rest
July 12, 2017

Better Ways to Cross a River

Wilderness Watch is urging the Forest Service to abandon its plan to re-construct the large Hawks Rest bridge over the Yellowstone River in the Teton Wilderness in Wyoming. The Forest Service is proposing to  use helicopters and other motorized equipment. The Teton Wilderness lies within the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, and this part of the Wilderness has the unique distinction of being the most remote area in the lower 48 states.

 

 

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June 28, 2017

Forest Service Looking at Visitor Use in the Cascades

Wilderness Watch has weighed in on a Forest Service proposal to address increasing visitor use in five Wildernesses in Oregon’s Central Cascades—the Three Sisters, Mount Jefferson, Mount Washington, Waldo Lake, and Diamond Peak—to better protect conditions within the Wildernesses. 

 

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May 03, 2017

Allow Natural Recovery of Grizzlies in the North Cascades

The National Park Service in conjunction with the US Fish and Wildlife Service has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) on a plan to translocate grizzlies into the rugged North Cascades in Washington. The Forest Service is a cooperating agency, though it appears that agency’s input in the DEIS is minimal. Wilderness Watch is urging the Park Service to consider natural recovery options for the grizzly population.

 

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April 24, 2017

No Helicopters in Mt. Timpanogos, Lone Peak, and Twin Peak Wildernesses!

Wilderness Watch is urging the Forest Service (FS) to reject a proposal from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) to use helicopters to capture and collar mountain goats and bighorn sheep in the Mt. Timpanogos, Lone Peak, and Twin Peak Wildernesses in the Wasatch Mountains in Utah.
 
The proposal is antithetical to Wilderness in numerous ways.

 

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No Permanent Firebreaks in the Ventana Wilderness

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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 Should Drop Tree-Cutting Plan for Owyhee Wildernesses

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Kootznoowoo Wilderness Spared an Airport

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WW Urges a Wilder Yosemite Wilderness

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Another Helicopter Proposal to Capture Wildlife

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Park Service Should Protect Nation’s Largest Wilderness

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WW Objects to Military Range in Wildernesses
in Washington

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Leave the Fire Island Breach Be

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BLM Proposes Manipulating Remote Wildernesses
in Arizona

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“Keeping It Wild” Jeopardizes the Wildness
of Wilderness

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Wilderness Community Unites to Keep Bike Ban in Wilderness

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Utah Public Lands Initiative Guts Wilderness Protections

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Congress Takes Aim at the Wilderness Act

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WW Supports Restoring the Enchanted Valley in the Olympic Wilderness

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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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WW Challenges Helicopter Invasion to Capture and Collar Elk in the FC-RONRW

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Forest Service Proposes Logging and Burning Wildernesses in Arizona

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Wilderness Watch blocks hundreds of helicopter landings in Arizona

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Another Building Boom in the Olympics

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A Better Plan for Trail Work in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness

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Sulfide Mines Threaten Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

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WW Opposes Lake and Stream Poisoning in Teton Wilderness

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Plans should Keep Yosemite and Mt. Rainier Wild

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Alpine Lakes Wilderness Threatened by Thirsty Chelan County

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Vehicles and Roads Coming to 22 Wildernesses in Nevada?

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Park Service Proposes Helicopters and Bulldozers for Sequoia National Park

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Defending Wilderness in the Supreme Court

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WW Opposes Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Land Exchange

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Wilderness Wins—Court Rejects Road through Izembek Wilderness

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WW Concerned about Structures and Installations in Mt. Hood Wilderness

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WW Sues to Stop Motorboat Abuse in Boundary Waters

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