Great Old Broads for Wilderness is a national organization that engages and ignites the activism of elders to preserve and protect wilderness and wild lands. We bring voice, knowledge, commitment, and humor to the movement to protect our last wild places on earth.
Save the wild places.
And have fun!
Find out what your local Broadband is up to— check out the activities calendar here!
There’s still time! Deadline extended to March 30th!
Broadband Leader Boot Camp 2015
Wilderness Advocacy Training
When: April 30–May 4
Where: The Commanders House, University of Utah,
Salt Lake City, UT
Broadbands in Action…
The Broads of the Polly Dyer/Cascadia Broadband covered a lot of ground in the Queets watershed this past summer in the Olympic National Forest…get the whole story!
There are some things in life that really matter. For us, as Broads, one of these things is wilderness. We feel it in our guts. We get choked up like school girls standing on the lip of a long view of wild country—See more…
There are 36 Broadbands (chapters) across the nation with dedicated Broads (and Bros) who speak out on local and national environmental issues, coordinate events to raise awareness, and get boots on the ground to monitor and record the damaging effects of grazing, motorized access, and oil, gas, and mining activities on our public lands and wildlife habitat.
You can make a difference (and have fun too!)
Will you join the fight to save this precious landscape from the toxic effects of sulfide mining?
Have you experienced the Boundary Waters?
Here’s your chance to see why it is such a special place.
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