Jim Britell

Jim Britell is a native of Utica, New York and a retired federal manager who served as a long range planner, Management analyst, Chief of Management Information Systems and Chief of Systems Operations. He was a leader in the West Coast ancient forest campaign, has organized on behalf of wilderness in 30 states, and is author of the handbook on grassroots organizing, Organize to Win. He was formerly President of the Malone Public Library and board member of the NYS Library Trustees Association. He maintains a web site for grassroots organizers at Britell.com.

Why Some Polluter’s Victims Hate Enviros More Than Polluters

A Political Campaign Tool Adapted to Recruit Enviro Activists

What Saul Alinsky Learned from His “Mentor”, Al Capone

The Problem With Partnerships and Roundtables

What is the Relief You Seek?

What Are Other Species For?

The Broccoli That Ate Port Orford

Why Mother Nature Doesn’t Love You

Whatever Happened to Earth Day? How “Act Locally” Became “Shop Locally”

Bob Marshall’s Long-Lost Arguments for Wilderness

Misconceptions About Lobbying Representatives and Agencies

Modern Biology and Ecology: the Roots Of America’s Assertive Illiteracy

Prerequisite to Grassroots Campaigns Facing Impossible Odds

The Problem With Partnerships and Roundtables

“Zone Defense:” a New Way To Stop ATV’s in Wilderness Areas

Lessons From America’s Greatest Grassroots Campaigns 

Rules for Wilderness Advocates

The Black River Dam War, Reconsidered