Wilderness Podcast
Wilderness Podcast
Mar 14, 2021
Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA) | Mike Garrity | Alliance for the Wild Rockies | Wilderness 30x30 | Ep. 049
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Wilderness 30x30 | A Wilderness Podcast miniseries

In this episode, I speak with Mike Garrity, Executive Director of the Alliance for the Wild Rockies. We talk about the history of the Alliance,  the work they are involved with, how the Alliance has sued the FS more than any other group in the country, all about the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA), protecting entire ecosystems over state-centric wilderness  bills, protecting endangered species as a means of securing future wilderness, proposed landscape restoration work under NREPA, livestock grazing buyout provisions, Native American considerations, prominent supporters of NREPA, the economic benefits of the Bill, progress in Congress, thinking big and considering seemingly inconceivable political changes in this country as a beacon of hope for the Northern Rockies and beyond.


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