CANCELLED:::::::::WMCL VOLUNTEER WORKDAY . . . DECEMBER 14, SATURDAY @ 9:00 AM

Workday cancelled. Weather makes access limited.

HELP OPEN THE WILLIAMS VALLEY XC SKI TRAILS

WMCL in conjunction with the Alpine Alliance have planned a workday at Williams Valley Non-Motorized Recreation Area west of the town of Alpine between Forest Roads #249 and #403.

The goal is to . . . → Read More: CANCELLED:::::::::WMCL VOLUNTEER WORKDAY . . . DECEMBER 14, SATURDAY @ 9:00 AM

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Extinction Is Forever

Historic Moment for our Wolves

Photo FWS The Of Fate of Wolves Is In Our Hands

The Only Arizona Hearing Scheduled For Pinetop

You can make a difference just by showing up

WE NEED A CROWD!

This is a historic opportunity. A critical mass of supporters on December 3 can turn the tide . . . → Read More: Extinction Is Forever

Americans Favor Wolves

Blog: New Poll: Americans Love Wolves and Want Them to Stay Protected The Huffington Post, Noah Greenwald, July 22, 2013 (posted 09/07/13)

Wolves today live in just five percent of their historic range — hardly enough to consider them recovered in the lower 48 states. Our top scientists know that. Apparently most Americans . . . → Read More: Americans Favor Wolves

Escudilla Hike…

Escudilla Wilderness Hike Satruday, September 21 Meet at the Alpine Ranger Station, Alpine, AZ at 8:30am. Hike length 6 miles roundtrip. Hike to the top of Escudilla Mountain, written about by Leopold in one of his essays in A Sand County Almanac for the Mountain. Passages from Leopold’s writings will be read, and discussion of . . . → Read More: Escudilla Hike…

Aldo Leopold & the Apache National Forest: Roots of a land ethic

Dr. Flader will begin by introducing us to Aldo Leopold as a conservationist deeply committed to the health of lands, wildlife, and watersheds. Her talk, titled Aldo Leopold & the Apache National Forest: Roots of a land ethic begins at 6:30.

Susan will focus on his land ethic and how we are connected to . . . → Read More: Aldo Leopold & the Apache National Forest: Roots of a land ethic

Journey Stories Special Events

Journey Stories Grand Opening:

Saturday August 10, 9am.

Featuring the Smithsonian Exhibition and companion exhibit, Journey to Springerville.

Location: Springerville Heritage Center, front steps

Check out the Journey Stories trailer on Youtube!

 

“Journeys-Aldo Leopold and the Apache National Forest”

Permanent Exhibit, opening August 10, 2013

Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm

USFS Apache-Sitgreaves Supervisor’s Office

30 S. Chiricahua . . . → Read More: Journey Stories Special Events

Howliday at Big Lake

Big Lake Howliday Campout Weekend July 19, 20, and 21, 2013

Join the Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project for a fun-filled weekend learning about and celebrating the return of Mexican wolves to the wild. This year marks the 15 year anniversary of the first releases of Mexican wolves back into the wild in the Blue . . . → Read More: Howliday at Big Lake

BroadWALK – Leopold’s White Mountains – AZ, July 18-22

Dates: July 18-22, 2013

Location: near Nutrioso, AZ Cost: member $125, non-member $150

In the Footsteps of Leopold Broadband Leader Billie Hughes is our host for this incredible experience. Join us camping on her private land in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona near the New Mexico border where we’ll learn about the White . . . → Read More: BroadWALK – Leopold’s White Mountains – AZ, July 18-22

New Survey: Westerners Link Public Lands to Economic Prosperity, Quality of Life

Strong majorities reject selling off public lands; want protections for sensitive lands subject to drilling and prioritize renewable energy production in their state. 

COLORADO SPRINGS Westerners place a strong value on public lands, saying they are essential to their states economy and quality of life, according to the 2013 . . . → Read More: New Survey: Westerners Link Public Lands to Economic Prosperity, Quality of Life

WILD THINGS: A film about the war on native carnivores

Many ranchers are rejecting the old practice of killing large carnivores to protect livestock. Instead, they are increasingly using new technology and old methods of animal husbandry to coexist with carnivores.

Native carnivores bring balance to the landscape and keep ecosystems healthy. But they can also be seen as a threat to livestock, and for . . . → Read More: WILD THINGS: A film about the war on native carnivores