FSEEE: Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics

Forest news and updates!

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 ...

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National News

Congress should fund fires for what they are -- disasters, Los Angeles Times op-ed by Dale N. Bosworth, Jack Ward Thomas and Michael Dombeck

Read the letter from RMEF, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Keep Public Lands in Public Hands - Pull back the curtain and it's pretty clear that the end game here is not to transfer public lands to the state, but to "transfer them" once and for all, to private hands, Flathead Beacon op-ed
Litigation Weekly September 2, 2014, A New Century of Forest Planning

Rocky Mountains News

Managing balance in the forest - New Aspen-Sopris District Ranger Karen Schroyer wants to manage the forest, and manage its users, Aspen Daily News
Unlocking the secrets of truffle aroma - Hazelnut trees, oaks and some species of pine: Truffles grow in a symbiotic relationship with the trees, Summit Voice
How to pass a wilderness bill in 2014 - Lessons from southwest Colorado’s Hermosa Creek, High Country News

D.C. News

Read the letter from RMEF, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Keep Public Lands in Public Hands - Pull back the curtain and it's pretty clear that the end game here is not to transfer public lands to the state, but to "transfer them" once and for all, to private hands, Flathead Beacon op-ed

Ground Truth

A lively blend of original articles and commentaries about issues affecting our public lands.
Lawsuit Seeks Aid for Wolverines
Briefly
October 17, 2014 — Wolverines need snow, and plenty of it. In late winter and early spring, they dig complex systems of tunnels in wind-hardened snowdrifts where females give birth and the animals raise their young. Models indicate that, as the world warms, the amount of snow in habitat suitable for wolverines will decrease significantly. So will the length of time each year when there is enough snow for wolverines to build their dens. In May, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it ...Read More

Your National Forests

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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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