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 ...
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 ...

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Southern News

Arkansas caves closed to stop bat disease - All Arkansas caves on U.S. Forest grounds are affected, Baxter Bulletin

National News

Thousands attend Rainbow Family fest, Reno Gazette-Journal AP

Fire roulette, Idaho Mountain Express editorial
Stand up for public forests or lose them, Helena Independent-Record op-ed
House panel examines federal water rules - Tipton urges action by Senate to protect private water rights, Durango Herald
Battling Goliath on Western grazing, Elko Daily Free Press op-ed

D.C. News

Fire roulette, Idaho Mountain Express editorial
House panel examines federal water rules - Tipton urges action by Senate to protect private water rights, Durango Herald

Southwest News

Smokejumpers play vital role in Gila National Forest - Longstanding history of dropping in on fires, Deming Headlight

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

Sound Off

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Coming Soon: Ground Truth
A new feature is coming soon to the FSEEE website. In August, we’ll launch “Ground Truth,” which will offer a lively blend of original articles and commentaries about issues affecting our public lands. Ground Truth ...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

Forest News - Spring 2014
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Our public lands advocate and resident ecogeek.


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