Mission: Great old broads for wilderness is a
Geographic areas served: USA
Programs: Broadband support: we have trained and organized more than two dozen local broadbands (chapters) throughout the country to advocate for wild lands; organized leader training workshops, regional broadwalks, outings, and volunteer projects; supported and mentored local broadbands with communication tools, access to materials and information, and ongoing coaching. We assist broadbands in establishing relationships with public land management agencies to carry out the organization's goals for management of wild and roadless public lands, and we serve as eyes and ears on the ground to advocate for land management methods and approaches that maintain or improve ecosystem health.
wilderness stewardship and advocacy-we organized "broadwalks" in support of proposed wilderness and performed volunteer service and monitoring projects at many locations across the west and nationwide. Engaged in collaborative efforts for wilderness and wildland protection. Encouraged attendance at public lands planning and management meetings, analyzed and commented on relevant agency proposed actions, prepared specific bulletins and research on wilderness topics, educated members to communicat
public/member education: published three broadsides newsletters and targeted ealerts to over 4500 members and supporters. Maintained a website and facebook page that informs members and others about various wilderness issues. Provided media interviews, letters to editors, op-ed contributions and staff appearances before civic, recreational groups and college classes. Trained individuals in monitoring grazing impacts, off road vehicle impacts and wilderness inventory techniques on public lands an