OWAA recommends that the directive specifically exempt professional journalists … OWAA also recommended adding two definitions to the language ….
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OWAA leadership comments on U.S. Forest Service Chief Tidwell’s Nov. 4 letter of intent about the proposed directive for commercial filming in wilderness.
After reviewing numerous proposals, OWAA Executive Director Tom Sadler and Conference Coordinator Jessica Seitz narrowed the list to: Duluth, Minnesota; Indianapolis, Indiana; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Springfield, Missouri.
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.