The Obama administration today proposed a new forest-planning rule that will guide the management of 155 nationals forests and grasslands across the United States.
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BREAKING: Hundreds of scientists, 67 members of Congress, more than a dozen national conservation organizations and nearly 300,000 citizens are calling on the Obama administration today to strengthen protections for wildlife and water in its proposed forest policy.
So far, more than 87,000 Defenders supporters have written to the Forest Service, urging stronger rules to protect the more than 190 million acres of forests and grasslands. Help us reach our goal of 100,000 comments. Tell the Forest Service you want to protect wildlife on our nation’s forests.
The Obama administration’s proposed forest-planning policy, which will guide the management of 193 million acres of national forests, is drawing criticism from a lot of different voices. Ben Brown with the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership in Arizona is the latest to speak up for wildlife in a radio interview with the Public News Service.
A coalition of 120 California organizations, including Defenders of Wildlife, has sent a letter to the Obama administration, criticizing a proposal for new national forest-planning rules.