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Press Releases
Jun 11, 2024
Bureau of Land Management receives new legal petition to reduce conflicts between livestock and wildlife

Conflicts triggered by livestock grazing in wildlife habitat are a major cause of death for species including wolves, grizzly bears, and coyotes

Montana, Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement
Jun 4, 2024
Santa Fe National Forest faces lawsuit for allowing trespass livestock into Valles Caldera National Preserve

Lawsuit follows years of inaction by the Forest Service to prevent livestock from illegally entering the Preserve

New Mexico, Public Lands
#PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 3, 2024
Conservation groups celebrate plan to restore grizzly bears to North Cascades

Concerns remain about source population fragility

Montana, Public Lands, Washington, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #Rewilding
May 30, 2024
EPA rejects air pollution permit for Colorado’s largest coal mine

State failed to require adequate monitoring of toxic pollution from Arch Coal’s West Elk Mine

Climate + Energy, Colorado
#COCleanAir, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
May 30, 2024
WildEarth Guardians to showcase 100,000 actions to honor 100 years of Gila Wilderness at Silver City celebration

Protecting the wildlife, habitat, water, and cultural resources of the Gila Wilderness and surrounding wild, yet unprotected, landscape of the Greater Gila region

Arizona, New Mexico, Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #GreaterGila, #PressStatement, #TrapFreeNM
May 30, 2024
Oregon conservation coalition requests Oregon Wildlife Commission close federal lands to beaver trapping

“If we want ecosystem resilience, healthy salmon runs, and cooler, cleaner water, this is the obvious step,” said Ryan Talbott, Pacific Northwest Conservation Advocate with WildEarth Guardians.

Oregon, Wildlife
#EcosystemRestoration, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
May 22, 2024
Wildlife activists urge continued grizzly bear protections

100,000 petition signatures delivered to Sec. Haaland as grizzly bear images light up Interior Building

Idaho, Montana, Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
May 22, 2024
Wildlife groups initiate legal action: Feds too slow to protect Sonoran desert tortoise

Species threatened by climate change, livestock grazing, drought, invasive species, development

Arizona, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
May 16, 2024
Biden administration to end coal leasing in Powder River Basin

Victory — BLM decision will keep nearly 6 billion tons of highly polluting coal in the ground

Climate + Energy, Legal Victory, Wyoming
#ClimateJustice, #ForceForNature, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases
May 14, 2024
Conservation groups sue Fish and Wildlife Service over improper grazing management at Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

Agency repeatedly rubber-stamped livestock grazing despite acknowledging its harms

Montana, Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife