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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Ground Truth

A lively blend of original articles and commentaries about issues affecting our public lands.
County Timber Payments Slashed
Briefly
January 23, 2015 — Western states will see cuts of 90 percent or more in federal payments after Congress failed to renew a subsidy program for rural counties that contain national forest land. Counties with federal timberlands have received annual payments since 1990 under the Secure Rural Schools bill. Congress passed the legislation after lawsuits slashed logging on federal lands. Under a 1908 law designed to win support for national forests, counties receive 25 percent of revenues from logging ...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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