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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.
Over the last 20 years, Guardians has planted trees and native vegetation and helped to reconnect the natural processes that allow streams and wetlands to flourish and native species to thrive. Celebrate restoration at the 2018 Guardians Gala, taking place in Santa Fe on September 21.
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MISSOULA, Mont. —Today, a U.S. District Court judge extended a temporary restraining order to block planned grizzly bear trophy hunts in Idaho and Wyoming for 14 more days while he prepares a ruling. The judge may only renew a temporary restraining ordRead 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 >
Environmental groups filed a lawsuit to challenge the proposed Crystal Clear Restoration timber sale in the Mt. Hood National Forest. The proposed timber sale would include 7,498 acres of commercial logging on the eastern shoulder of the forest near White River, including 3,494 acres of mature and old-growth forest.Read more >