Gray wolf photo by Jacob W. Frank/NPS; graphic element added by Gus O’Keefe.
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Gray wolves, black-footed ferrets, and Joshua trees. These iconic species have something powerful in common. And it’s not just that they are all endangered. Jennifer Schwartz, a Guardians senior staff attorney, is what they have in common. And they’re lucky to have her in their corner.
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Expansion threatens Mexican spotted owl, Gila trout, and multiple critical watershedsRead more >
The past three years of my life have been spent talking to people about wolves returning to Colorado. I heard people’s fears and the potential impact on individuals’ livelihood and way of life. I also heard excitement about the possible benefits of returning a native carnivore and living ancestor to their home.Read more >
A judge in Garfield County has ordered state officials to act “without additional delay” on an air-pollution permit application for a large oil and gas waste management facility north of Parachute after failing after more than 13 years to make a decision required within 18 months.Read more >