Director of the Western Lands Project
Janine Blaeloch is Director of the Western Lands Project, an organization she founded in 1997. She earned a degree in Environmental Studies (B.A., University of Washington, 1989), with a self-designed program focusing on Public Lands Management and Policy. For eight years, Janine worked as an environmental planner in both the private and public sectors. Her work included preparation and analysis of numerous U.S. Forest Service environmental impact statements and planning documents. Janine has been a forest activist since 1985. She is on the Board of Directors of Wilderness Watch. Western Lands Project, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, fights public land privatization in order to protect the environment and the public interest.