The Forest Service has selected Susan Spear as the new National Director for Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers.
During her 25 years with the Forest Service, Sue has worked in a variety of positions and locations around the country (Regions 2, 3, 9 and WO). All of her roles have included Wilderness or Wild & Scenic Rivers, and Trails as either staff or line officer, in the West and Eastern US.
Congress Moves to Protect Wilderness
NWSA Board Member
New wilderness areas and additions do not come along smoothly all through the years, but are frequently bunched at the end of the two year sessions, as members of Congress rush to finish their work.
These days wilderness bills don't come in nice, simple wilderness laws, either. That is the story this year.
NWSA Board member Andrew Schurr of Friends of the Inyo spoke about how to strengthen agency relations at the pre-conference training event in Albuquerque in October 2014. Read a summary of his tips.329.22 KB