The public forests we’ve fought so hard to protect are now safe. All Americans can now know that a key part of our nation’s natural heritage won’t be destroyed.
— Earthjustice Attorney Tim Preso,
on the long-awaited, landmark decision by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
There are nearly 60 million acres of wild national forest lands that were protected under the 2001 Roadless Rule. These lands are refuges for many species. Clearly, the best future for these lands and the people who enjoy them is to leave them as they are. Explore these stunning photos of wildlife and wild forests in roadless areas throughout the country.