About WildEarth Guardians – who we are and what we do
Driven by passion, we’ve tackled some of the West’s most difficult and pressing conservation challenges over the past three decades. We’ve celebrated small victories (banning leghold trapping in the state of Colorado), monumental triumphs (ending logging on more than 21 million acres in the Southwest), and everything in-between.
We’re proof that a group of committed, visionary, idealistic, and passionate caretakers of the wild can take on the most daunting adversaries—and win.
Areas of Work
Our four programs bring people, science, and the law together in defense of the American West.
New Flathead Forest Plan favors resource extraction over protection and restoration of habitat for grizzly bears, Canada lynx, wolverine, and bull trout
Keeping livestock off public lands has many benefits, but existing law doesn’t allow for permanent livestock grazing permit retirement
WildEarth Guardians Press
The Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife has effectively decided that it kills wolves whenever and however it feels like killing wolves. This policy has been made loud and clear over the past month, and it was solidified by the recent issuance of a wolf kill orders.Read more >
In what prominent conservation group WildEarth Guardians is calling “death by a thousand cuts,” the Trump Administration is at it again, with another proposed change that would weaken the overwhelmingly popular Endangered Species Act. This go-round features an attempt to define the word habitat in an effort to affect what can be classified as critical habitat.Read more >