FSEEE: Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics

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Forest Service employees and citizens working together to protect our National Forests

Holding BLM Accountable
The Cliven Bundy saga playing out in the national media has the FSEEE staff and board angry and frustrated. Not simply at livestock rancher Bundy, who is a racist bully and behaving accordingly, nor at the radical wackos ...
FSEEE’S 25th Anniversary  and Bold New Agenda
Twenty-five years ago, a handful of principled and dedicated Forest Service workers united to defend our National Forests from industrial exploitation. They founded Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics—a groundbreaking ...
Protect Imperiled Old-growth Forests
High in the Rocky Mountains, in Wyoming’s Bighorn National Forest, 400-year-old spruce and fir trees blanket a mountainside called Crater Ridge. For almost half a millennia, this forest has survived and thrived in the extreme ...
Save Your National Forests From Fracking
At FSEEE, we are combating one of the greatest threats to our public lands today: the unregulated use of hydraulic fracturing or fracking. At stake is the most precious resource provided by our public lands: clean water. ...
Help Save the Tongass National Forest
Right now, Congress and the Forest Service are poised to destroy our nation’s largest rainforest—the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. Congress is seeking to transfer 70,000 acres of old-growth public forests to a private ...
Keep National Forests in Public Ownership
A new era in the battle over public lands is upon us, and this time, the stakes could not be higher. In statehouses around the nation, politicians backed by private interests are demanding the privatization of your National ...
Help FSEEE Prioritize Forest Protection
The Forest Service is at a critical crossroad in National Forest management. On one path lies a return to the extraction mentality of thirty years ago; a push to view our National Forests as commodities for timber and energy ...

National Forest News

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Northern News

A flag flies in the forest, Coeur d' Alene Press
As Environmental Assessment Wraps Up, Legal Issues Persist for Libby Mine - Kootenai National Forest extends comment period on Montanore Project by two weeks, Flathead Beacon
Public land management needs change, Hungry Horse News op-ed
350-barrel brine spill reported near Belfield - U.S. Forest Service has been to the site, Dickinson Press

National News


Forestry fandango, High Country News
A flag flies in the forest, Coeur d' Alene Press

Ground Truth

A lively blend of original articles and commentaries about issues affecting our public lands.
(Un)Natural Disasters
Sound Off
A study released last month shows what anyone who’s familiar with the Forest Service already knows: The agency increasingly resembles a national fire department. In the last 20 years, the percentage of the Forest Service’s budget that goes to firefighting has exploded, from 16 percent in 1995 to 42 percent in 2014. Only 31 percent goes to what is called the “National Forest System,” down from 58 percent in 1995. That includes all the things most people think of when they think “Forest ...Read More

Your National Forests

Photos and stories about National Forests near you.
Seeing the Forest
It is important to highlight the Forest Service’s successes, so we have launched a campaign to bring the story of the Siuslaw National Forest’s ecosystem restoration to every Forest Service office in the nation. We are ...Read More

FSEEE Newsletter

Forest News - Spring 2014
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