EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S BLOG -My report on the financial and operational status of the organization at the mid-winter board meeting.
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Legislation requiring permits improperly includes OWAA members and other working journalists with First Amendment protections.
Below is a summary of the position we have developed with respect to the U.S. Forest Service proposed regulations requiring permits to film on Forest Service land.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S BLOG – When a proposed directive by the U.S. Forest Service threatened access for outdoor communicators to designated wilderness areas, OWAA sprang into action, advocating on behalf of our membership and all outdoor journalists. We saw it as a threat to our members, and an attack on our First Amendment rights.