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Apr 26 2017

TAKE ACTION: President Trump Targets over 50 National Monuments in New Executive Order

Posted on Apr 26, 2017 in Action Alerts, Conservation News
TAKE ACTION: President Trump Targets over 50 National Monuments in New Executive Order

Today, President Trump issued an executive order that directs the Department of Interior to review all previous national monument designations since 1996. Washington’s own San Juan Islands National Monument, designated by President Barak Obama in 2013 is among the more than 50 national monuments at risk. Since its enactment over a hundred years ago, the Antiquities Act […]

Mar 16 2017

2017 Guide to Legislative Threats

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 in Action Alerts, Conservation News
2017 Guide to Legislative Threats

As 2017 began, within days it became clear that wild places on federal lands were going to be attacked on two fronts. The new Republican led Congress wasted little time in targeting regulations and facilitating legislative strategy to weaken protections for or dispose of federal lands. The Trump administration has also signaled that the next four […]

Mar 13 2017

Save the Environmental Protection Agency! NO to H.R. 861!

Posted on Mar 13, 2017 in Action Alerts, Conservation News
Save the Environmental Protection Agency! NO to H.R. 861!

On February 2nd Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL-1) introduced H.R. 861, a bill that would abolish the Environmental Protection Agency. This agency, responsible for clean air and water, is increasingly important as the pace of climate change quickens and legislative attacks on environmental regulations abound. In an interview Gaetz has said the regulations and rules set […]

Mar 13 2017

Protect our National Parks! NO to H.J. Res. 46!

Posted on Mar 13, 2017 in Action Alerts, Conservation News
Protect our National Parks! NO to H.J. Res. 46!

Our National Parks are no place for drilling. These unique places help contribute to a booming recreation economy, host millions of visitors every year, and have been a important American value for over a hundred years. We are counting on members of Congress to stand up against proposals that are a direct attack on our National […]

Feb 16 2017

TAKE ACTION: Urge your Representatives to Support Public Lands (H. Con. Res. 27)

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 in Action Alerts, Conservation News
TAKE ACTION: Urge your Representatives to Support Public Lands (H. Con. Res. 27)

The Issue URGE your member of Congress to support public lands and oppose mounting attacks on our national parks, forests, and refuges! An all out war on our public lands has already begun. On their FIRST day the newly elected U.S. House of Representatives passed a controversial provision (H.R. 5) devaluing our federal parks, forests and national wildlife […]

Feb 10 2017

TAKE ACTION: Protect the Methow from Industrial-Scale Mining

Posted on Feb 10, 2017 in Action Alerts, Conservation News, Mining
TAKE ACTION: Protect the Methow from Industrial-Scale Mining

Recently, mining interests have targeted the Methow Valley for exploratory drilling near Flagg Mountain as a preliminary step to developing a mine in the watershed. Mining in the area could have harmful effects on clean water for fish and residents, as well as have negative impacts on recreation and tourism in the Methow Valley which […]

Feb 3 2017

TAKE ACTION: Defend Your Ability to Speak Up for Our Public Lands!

Posted on Feb 3, 2017 in Action Alerts, Conservation News
TAKE ACTION: Defend Your Ability to Speak Up for Our Public Lands!

Rep. Lynne Cheney (R-WY) has introduced House Joint Resolution 44 and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-KA) introduced House Joint Resolution 15 under the Congressional Review Act that would repeal recently completed planning regulations that increase transparency and provide more public input on resource management plans for Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands. These regulations were the […]

Feb 1 2017

TAKE ACTION: The War On Public Lands Begins…Stand Up for Our Wild Places!

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 in Action Alerts, Conservation News
TAKE ACTION: The War On Public Lands Begins…Stand Up for Our Wild Places!

As 2017 began, within days it became clear that wild places on federal lands were going to be attacked on two fronts. The new Republican led Congress wasted little time in targeting regulations and facilitating legislative strategy to weaken protections for or dispose of federal lands. The Trump administration has also signaled that the next four […]

Jan 5 2017

PAST ACTION: Urge Forest Service to Say No to Navy Jet Training over Olympic National Park and Wilderness Areas

PAST ACTION: Urge Forest Service to Say No to Navy Jet Training over Olympic National Park and Wilderness Areas

A new Forest Service draft decision would enable the U.S. Navy to surround Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest with electromagnetic emitter trucks, resulting in high decibel jet training flights over ancient forests, popular trails and remote peaks on the Olympic Peninsula. The Navy has done a poor job of informing local stakeholders about […]

Oct 24 2016

PAST ACTION: Support Road Repair Accessing Wild Sky Wilderness

PAST ACTION: Support Road Repair Accessing Wild Sky Wilderness

After 10 years, Snohomish County Public Works has released for public comment a long awaited Environmental Assessment to repair the popular Index-Galena Road. This paved route served as the primary access point to dozens of trailheads, campgrounds and whitewater access points along the North Fork Skykomish River before it was severely damaged by flooding in […]