WildEarth Guardians protects and restores the wildlife, wild places, wild rivers, and health of the American West.
A FORCE FOR NATURE
We believe in nature’s right to exist—and thrive. Driven by passion, we’ve tackled some of the West’s most difficult and pressing conservation challenges over the past three decades. Our work is organized around four programs bringing people, science, and the law together in defense of the American West.
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SANTA FE, N.M.—WildEarth Guardians filed a notice of appeal yesterday in the New Mexico Court of Appeals seeking to force the State Engineer to protect flows in the Rio Grande by requiring accountability for the unrestrained water use of the Middle RioRead more >
“Take a child hunting, fishing or trapping.” Hunting and angling – when done right and informed by the best available science – are fair-chase pursuits of food and learning. Trapping is, at best, a financial net-zero activity that perpetuates cruelty, privatizes a public resource, and endangers the safety of people, companion animals and imperiled species.Read more >
The conservation group WildEarth Guardians says it seeks “to protect what’s left of the flows in the Rio Grande” by continuing to challenge the legal basis for water diversions by irrigators in Central New Mexico.Read more >