FSEEE: Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics

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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 ...
Save Our Ancient Forest Legacy
The U.S. Forest Service wants to turn back the clock thirty years and re-enter what was, for them, the golden age of logging. At stake is no less than the fate of the last temperate old-growth rainforests in North America. FSEEE ...
Stop Old-Growth Logging!
Right now, more than a million acres of old-growth forests in the Northwest are eligible for logging.FSEEE has developed an innovative strategy that will permanently protect the forests at risk, and at the same time, provide ...

National Forest News

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World News

The bonfire of insanity: Woodland is shipped 3,800 miles and burned in Drax power station - It belches out more CO2 than coal at a huge cost YOU pay for... and all for a cleaner, greener Britain!, Daily Mail

National News

Ticket Quotas Issued To Forest Service Rangers - 100 Citations-a-Year Target Rankles Officers Confused by Contradictory Directives, PEER
Quotas behind Forest Service LEOs’ tactics, Albuquerque Journal editorial
AZ Public Radio Station Had Conflict - Report on Forest Service contract is subject of critique, Santa Fe Reporter
Conflicts at KNAU, CPB Office of the Ombudsman


Legal scare highlights importance of rail-trails, Yakima Herald Republic editorial

The bonfire of insanity: Woodland is shipped 3,800 miles and burned in Drax power station - It belches out more CO2 than coal at a huge cost YOU pay for... and all for a cleaner, greener Britain!, Daily Mail
Role of Forest Ecosystems in Climate Change Mitigation, Dr. Beverly Law, Oregon State University [pdf]

Rocky Mountains News


Eldora navigating trail toward long-hoped-for expansion - Draft environmental impact statement renews concerns about effects of Boulder County ski area's possible growth, Boulder Daily Camera

Southwest News

Ticket Quotas Issued To Forest Service Rangers - 100 Citations-a-Year Target Rankles Officers Confused by Contradictory Directives, PEER
Quotas behind Forest Service LEOs' tactics, Albuquerque Journal editorial

AZ Public Radio Station Had Conflict - Report on Forest Service contract is subject of critique, Santa Fe Reporter
Conflicts at KNAU, CPB Office of the Ombudsman
Up In Smoke - Are the US Forest Service and Marlin Johnson killing the last best chance to save the Southwest’s forests?, Santa Fe Reporter

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FSEEE at 25: The Begining
In 1989, Willamette National Forest timber sale planner, Jeff DeBonis, issued a challenge to the Chief of the Forest Service, “Wouldn’t you like to be able to look back and say the Forest Service was a leader in the ...Read More

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Forest Service Sets a Personal Record
Today the annual “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” report issued. The Forest Service, which perennially ranks near the bottom, out-did itself this year with an “index score” of 49, lowest in a decade ...Read More

What We're Reading

Fortress of Solitude
The best books, even when they take place in one location, take us on a journey to a new place, a place we might long to visit, but are unable to access. Ever since I was became aware of the existence of a fire lookout tower in the Catoctin Mountains near my high school (and on the path the presidential ...Read More

FSEEE Newsletter

Spring 2014
- The Enduring Need for Ethical Enlightenment - Revolution by Pixels - Back to the ...Read More

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