FSEEE: Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics

Forest news and updates!

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

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 ...
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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Pacific News

Study: California drought a symptom of Earth’s fever - New tree-ring study by scientists shows it may be the driest period for the region in 1,200 years, Summit Voice

National News

The Great Oak Flat Land Giveaway, San Carlos Apache Tribe, Concerned Citizens and Retired Miners Coalition, Arizona Mining Reform Coalition
Cache of Legislative Bills, E&E Daily at NCFP
Packed house hears land-transfer debate, Kalispell Daily Interlake

Rocky Mountains News

White River National Forest updates oil and gas plan - 74,000 acres in roadless areas still open to fossil fuel development with a no surface occupation stipulation, Summit Voice
Wilderness Society Joins Colorado Groups Pushing to Protect Browns Canyon as National Monument; Residents Overwhelmingly Support Preserving the Area for Recreation Value and Natural Character, The Wilderness Society

Ground Truth

A lively blend of original articles and commentaries about issues affecting our public lands.
Piling on the Pork
December 17, 2014 — What does the national defense budget have to do with a foreign company's plan to build a copper mine in an area sacred to the Apache tribe? Quite a bit, it turns out. Last week, the Senate passed a $585 million national defense authorization act by a margin of 89 to 11. Both political parties consider the annual defense appropriation to be must-pass legislation. That makes it a popular vehicle for all sorts of unrelated proposals that would never get the green light if ...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
Click the photo link below to view the .pdf version of our printed ...Read More


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Spring 2010