FSEEE: Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics

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Help FSEEE Rein In Reckless Shooting
Every year, millions of Americans flock to our National Forests to enjoy the unique peace and tranquility provided by our public lands. Increasingly, however, that serenity is shattered by the crackle of gunfire. I want to ...
Demand Real Restoration, Not Misinformation
I invite you to take a moment to reminisce about your favorite natural space. Perhaps it’s a beloved camping spot you enjoy with family, a beautiful river where you spend twilight hours casting for fish or a hiking trail ...
Keep National Forests in Public Ownership
A new era in the fight over our National Forests is upon us, and this time, the stakes could not be higher! It is the 21st century’s battle for the soul of our public lands. It is the fight to determine whether your National ...
Combat Militarization on Our National Forests
When you think of your National Forests, you probably don’t envision military jets screaming overhead, radiation-spewing mobile transmitters parked alongside public access roads or high-tech war games. Yet that’s just ...
Protecting Our Wild Waters
Like many Americans, you may have fond memories of spending the dog days of summer next to a beautiful river, lake or stream. Each summer, Americans and their families flock to the waters that course through our public lands ...
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 ...
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. ...

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Northern News

Report, map examine Montana elk hunting in terms of open roads, access - Report indicates opening roads on public lands may not help hunters, Ravalli Republic

National News

Bundy makes jerky out of legitimate beef, Elko Daily Free Press editorial
Ranchers receive many subsidies, Las Vegas Sun letter

'America's First Forest' premieres Wednesday - Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment, Hendersonville Lightning

Rocky Mountains News

More logs may be headed for Montrose mill - USFS EIS on how to deal with trees killed by spruce beetles expected this week, Montrose Daily Press

Southwest News

Udall, Heinrich, Luján Announce Selection Of Valles Caldera, Bandelier For NPS Centennial Challenge Project - Funding award will engage Tribal youth in forest restoration, public lands preservation, Los Alamos Daily Post

Intermountain News

Bundy makes jerky out of legitimate beef, Elko Daily Free Press editorial
Ranchers receive many subsidies, Las Vegas Sun letter

Salmon-Challis National Forest issues noncompliance notice to Fish and Game - Agency asks for explanation of why wolves were collared, Idaho Mountain Expresss

Ground Truth

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And Now What?
February 12, 2016 — The Bundys are busted. Cliven, Amman and Ryan are all in the county lock-up. In total, 25 people face charges stemming from the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, which ended yesterday with the peaceful surrender of the final four holdouts. The must-be-done has now been done. The lawbreakers have been evicted, the perpetrators will have their day in court. The F.B.I., by all accounts, ...Read More

Enviros Seek Ouster of Non-native Utah Goats
February 9, 2016 — Conservationists are suing the Forest Service for allowing Utah state wildlife officials to release mountain goats in the La Sal Mountains, a place where the ungulates have never before roamed. Opponents fear the goats will trample rare and fragile alpine plants including the La Sal daisy, which is found nowhere else in the world. In 2013, Utah wildlife officials approved plans to release mountain goats ...Read More

Fire Truth
Introducing Fire Truth
February 5, 2016 — The U.S. Forest Service is well on its way to morphing into an entirely new agency—the U.S. Fire Service. In 2015, for the first time ever, the agency spent more than half its budget fighting wildfires. Forest Service brass—as well as Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and other Obama administration officials—regularly lament that the soaring cost of firefighting is sapping funds from ...Read More

FSEEE Newsletter

Forest News - Fall 2015
Shots Fired: Trash, destruction and even death. Target shooting brings dire consequences to ...Read More

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