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Current work in wildlife, rivers, public lands, and climate

Press Releases
Jul 8, 2020
Yellowstone Grizzlies to Stay on Endangered List

WildEarth Guardians and allies deal Trump administration another legal loss

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Jul 7, 2020
Gunnison Sage-Grouse in Dire Straits as Population Numbers Continue to Decline

The imperiled bird’s three-year running average count has hit a historic low, with fewer than 1,600 birds remaining in 2020

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #StopExtinction
Jul 7, 2020
Nevada Court Protects Bi-State Sage-Grouse from Off-Road Vehicles

The Bi-State sage-grouse population is isolated from all other sage-grouse populations in a unique area in the Mono Basin along the California-Nevada border

Public Lands, Wildlife
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jul 6, 2020
Drinking water protection projects in Oregon and Washington get $400,000 boost from federal and state drinking water partnership grants

Drinking Water Providers Partnership grants benefit clean water, people, salmon, and trout

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #LivingRivers, #RethinkRivers, #Rewilding
Jul 2, 2020
Colorado Fails to Meet Legal Deadline for Climate Action and Justice

WildEarth Guardians to File Suit to Ensure Governor Jared Polis Gets State Back on Track to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #DoableRenewable, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Jul 2, 2020
Wildlife Groups File Lawsuit to Protect Canadian Lynx Habitat

Federal government ignored court order in failing to designate Southern Rockies lynx critical habitat

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct
Jul 1, 2020
House Passes Forest Service Legacy Roads and Trails Remediation Program as Part of “Moving Forward Act”

National forest watersheds, imperiled wildlife, and rural communities poised for a much-needed boost

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #Rewilding
Jun 26, 2020
National Forest Watersheds, Imperiled Wildlife, Rural Communities Poised for a Much-Needed Boost

Proposed program to reduce water quality impacts from aging infrastructure and climate change

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #Rewilding
Jun 26, 2020
Washington Commission Rejects Petition for New Rules to Prevent Wolf Killing, Conflicts

Washington has killed 31 state-endangered wolves since 2012, relying on a protocol that skews heavily toward lethal and ineffective outcomes

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement
Jun 19, 2020
Trump Administration Abandons Hammond Ranches Appeal in Reprieve for Oregon Wildlife, Public Lands

Imperiled species like sage grouse and redband trout benefit from no livestock grazing in 2020

Public Lands
#Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife