On January 12th, 2017 under the Obama Administration, the BLM and Forest Service announced that the Kalmiopsis wild rivers were officially protected for 20 years under a "mineral withdrawal," effectively blocking further threats of industrial strip mining.Read More
These are the special places where many of us go to explore and enjoy nature, and where we get our clean drinking water. These public lands offer a place for wildlife to thrive. As our stewards, public land managers work for us and must take into account how we use these lands today, where we get our water, and how climate change will impact our forests into the future.Read More
All across America people are coming together and speaking up to ensure that public lands are kept in public hands for generations to come.
Our shared public lands—including our national forests, parks and wildlife refuges—provide us all with spectacular outdoor recreation opportunities, while supporting our nation’s fish, wildlife and natural heritage. They deliver robust economic opportunities and are a true asset to be shared and preserved into perpetuity.Read More
Rogue Riverkeeper (RRK) was founded in 2008 as a program of the Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Center (KS Wild) to provide public oversight of clean water for fish and people living in the Rogue Basin. Rogue Riverkeeper works to safeguard the health of the Rogue River, using fundamental environmental protections such as the Clean Water Act to improve water quality across the basin's 3.3 million acres.Read More