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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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From restoring grizzly bears’ Endangered Species Act protections to exposing the dirty dealings of the coal industry and beyond, WildEarth Guardians is a force for nature in the American West. We use the legal system to protect vulnerable lands, wildlife, and communities from threats of all kinds. Learn more.
WildEarth Guardians Press
Climate bill headed to President Biden sacrifices public lands while locking out Indigenous and Frontline communities
Congress allowed the good in Inflation Reduction Act to be watered-down by provisions that fund polluters and expand fossil fuel leasing on public landsRead more >
The gray wolf roamed Montana for thousands of years, balancing ecosystems in the wild places that many of us cherish today.Read more >
Twenty wildlife and public lands professionals are proposing a plan to “rewild” public lands in the West to preserve threatened fish and wildlife and help people survive in the face of worsening climate change. But even the professionals admit the plan is controversial.Read more >