Elk Ryan HagertyUSFWS
January 19, 2017

Victory for River of No Return Wilderness and its Wildlife!

In a major victory for Wilderness and wildlife, federal Judge B. Lynn Winmill has just ruled that the Forest Service’s approval of Idaho Fish and Game’s helicopter-assisted elk-collaring project in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness (FC-RONRW) was unlawful, that Idaho Fish and Game illegally collared four wolves, and that Idaho Fish and Game must destroy data gathered from the illegally placed elk and wolf collars.

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North Fork Owyhee Wilderness BLM
January 18, 2017

BLM Should Drop Tree-Cutting Plan for Owyhee Wildernesses

Wilderness Watch is opposing a drastic tree-clearing project proposed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) potentially across 47,000 acres of Wilderness in the Big Jacks, Little Jacks, North Fork Owyhee, Owyhee River, and Pole Creek Wildernesses in the Owyhee Canyonlands region in Idaho.

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Fire Island W NPS
December 29, 2016

Leave the Fire Island Breach Be

Wilderness Watch is asking the National Park Service to allow natural processes to determine the outcome of the breach in the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness in New York. In December 2016, WW submitted comments supporting the No-Action Alternative (Alternative 2) in the Park Service’s Draft Fire Island Wilderness breach Management Plan and Draft EIS (DEIS).

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Elk collared Kevin Proescholdt
November 07, 2016

“Keeping It Wild” Jeopardizes the Wildness of Wilderness

In June 2016, the interagency Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute in Missoula, Montana released a draft “decision support tool” to guide managers contemplating ecological intervention management actions in Wilderness. Though intended to require managers to more adequately justify such interventions, the support tool could ultimately make it easier for such interventions to occur. Wilderness Watch responded with detailed comments in September 2016, opposing such manipulations.
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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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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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New Rules Will Help Protect Wildlife on National 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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