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Plan Would Limit Target Shooting in Colorado

September 21, 2018 — A draft decision released yesterday would prohibit recreational target shooting on 225,574 acres on the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests in Colorado. The report follows a five-year process in which Forest Service officials workedMore

Judge: Forest Service Must Reconsider Elk-Feeding Program

September 18, 2018 — Forest Service officials in Wyoming must reexamine their decision to let state wildlife officials feed elk on the Bridger-Teton National Forest in the wintertime, according to a federal judge’s ruling. U.S. District Judge NancyMore

Operation Goat Lift Begins

September 10, 2018 — An operation to remove non-native mountain goats from the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state gets under way today. More than 700 goats live in the Olympic Mountains, descended from a handful released there byMore

Forest Service Approves First Phase of Montana Mine

August 30, 2018 — A plan to dig a copper and silver mine beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness in northwest Montana took a step forward this week when Forest Service officials granted permission for the first phase ofMore

FSEEE Featured on Public Radio Program

August 27, 2018 — FSEEE Executive Director Andy Stahl was interviewed this morning on a public radio news program focusing on the use of fire retardant to fight wildfires. It’s a subject FSEEE knows quite a bit about.More

Devil’s Staircase: A Place Like No Other

August 24, 2018 — FSEEE has long championed protecting the spectacular Devil’s Staircase in Oregon’s Coast Range as a designated wilderness area. For a first-person account of a trip to the rugged region—and its signature feature, a naturallyMore

Major Expansion Planned for Nevada Ski Area

August 22, 2018 — A major expansion of a ski area on national forest land just 50 miles outside of Las Vegas is now out for public review. The owners of the Lee Canyon ski area, on theMore

OR-7 a Dad—Again

August 15, 2018 — A trailblazing wolf that has made the Cascade Mountains of southern Oregon his own is a father once again. Yesterday, federal wildlife biologists released a video showing a trio of pups cavorting on aMore