American Conservation and Stewardship Atlas: Added, arbitrary layers of conservation to achieve 30X30

American Conservation and Stewardship Atlas: Added, arbitrary layers of conservation to achieve 30X30

The Department of Interior is in the process of creating the American Conservation and Stewardship Atlas. From our understanding, the Atlas will be used to track which lands and waters qualify to meet the objectives of the 30X30 initiative and set a road map for...
30X30 In California

30X30 In California

The state of California has released a draft strategy for how they will achieve their part of the nation’s 30X30 plan. This is an extreme environmental plan to conserve 30% of the nation’s land and water by year 2030. Oftentimes people hear “conserve...
Greater Sage-grouse Land Use Plan Amendments in the Western United States

Greater Sage-grouse Land Use Plan Amendments in the Western United States

Greater Sage-grouse, or sometimes referred to as a Sagehen is a large type of grouse that lives in the western United States. In 2015 the BLM and Forest service amended many land use plans in order to accommodate the bird. When these 98 management plans were amended...
30X30 & Protecting America’s Wilderness (PAW) Act, H.R. 803, Isn’t Actually Protecting Opportunities for Americans

30X30 & Protecting America’s Wilderness (PAW) Act, H.R. 803, Isn’t Actually Protecting Opportunities for Americans

Colorado Representative Diana Degette is sponsoring the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act, also known as the PAW Act. This proposed legislation includes designating 1.3 million acres of land as Wilderness and over 1,000 miles of river as Wild and Scenic. Many...
Improvement and Vegetation Projects Proposed in the Salmon-Challis, National Forest in Idaho.

Improvement and Vegetation Projects Proposed in the Salmon-Challis, National Forest in Idaho.

As wildfire and poor management devastates more and more public lands across the nation, there is a dire need for active forest management. There are 6 projects open to public comment within central Idaho in the Salmon-Challis National Forest. Many of the projects are...
Decommissioning Trails in North Superior, Lolo National Forest

Decommissioning Trails in North Superior, Lolo National Forest

The Forest Service in the Lolo National Forest, the Superior North district located East of Missoula and near the town of Superior, is proposing several projects including vegetation and recreation management projects. BRC supports vegetation projects that help...