Jefferson County, Colorado Logging Old-Growth Trees for Phony “Wildfire Risk Reduction”

Right now Jefferson County Open Space is cutting hundreds of fire-resistant mature and old growth trees up to 129 years of age at Elk Meadow Park in Evergreen off Route 74, under the phony guise of “wildfire risk reduction.”

TAKE ACTION: Money Wasted Logging Public Lands Should Make Homes Firewise

The large wildfires we’ve been experiencing across the West—which risk the lives of residents and firefighters and threaten homes—are the result of high temperatures and drought made worse by climate change (coinciding with high winds). And the two most important actions we can take in response are to: Appallingly, Congress continues to siphon our taxpayerContinue reading “TAKE ACTION: Money Wasted Logging Public Lands Should Make Homes Firewise”

Help Us Keep “Firewise NOT Logging” Billboard Up All Summer

On July 4, Eco-Integrity Alliance is kicking off its “Firewise NOT Logging” campaign with a billboard in Denver, Colorado to pressure Congress to stop wasting taxpayer dollars cutting down our National Forests under the phony guise of “wildfire risk reduction” ($3.3 billion under the 2021 infrastructure bill ) and instead fund Firewise programs to actuallyContinue reading “Help Us Keep “Firewise NOT Logging” Billboard Up All Summer”

Eco-Integrity Alliance + 20 Conservation Groups Ask Rep. Neguse to Reschedule Canceled Hearing on Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA)

Eco-Integrity Alliance, a new coalition of U.S. environmentalists uniting the environmental movement, along with 20 leading conservation organizations, sent a letter today to Rep. Joe Neguse, chair of the U.S. House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands, asking him to schedule a new Congressional hearing for the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA).Continue reading “Eco-Integrity Alliance + 20 Conservation Groups Ask Rep. Neguse to Reschedule Canceled Hearing on Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA)”