FSEEE: Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics

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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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Northern News

Group to file suit over large timber sale in Kootenai National Forest, The Western News

National News

Century old law returns to fund forest communities - • Juneau to get fraction of $729K received last year • Payments to Alaska to go from $14M to $535K in 2015, Juneau Empire
Agencies, Want a New Website? Talk to GSA - WoodsyOwl.gov -- a website for the Forest Service’s anti-pollution mascot appears to have been shuttered, Nextgov

Contractor Takes New Step Forward For Historic Forest Plan - Partnership to produce 60,000 pounds of compost annually, Payson Roundup

Group to file suit over large timber sale in Kootenai National Forest, The Western News

The 2015 Extreme Fire Behavior Webinar Series, New Century of Forest Planning blog
The Battle for the Soul of Conservation Science, Issues in Science and Technology
H.R.5893 -- Ansel Adams Act, Library of Congress

Ground Truth

A lively blend of original articles and commentaries about issues affecting our public lands.
Forest Service Chief Defends Identity Campaign
January 26, 2015 — Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell says it was never about branding. In a memo sent earlier today to agency retirees, Tidwell says a controversial contract for “Forest Service Organizational Transformation and Identity Services” may be shelved, but the overall effort will go forward. Forest Service administrators issued a bid solicitation in late November seeking a private contractor to undertake a nationwide effort to forge a new public face for the agency. They proposed ...Read More

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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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