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

Press Releases
Mar 30, 2023
Department of Interior moves to protect mature and old-growth trees and forests from logging

Wide-ranging rule will include Bureau of Land Management forest policies

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Mar 23, 2023
Western Conservationists Blast “Extinction Bills” Unveiled at House Resources Hearing

Wolves, Grizzly Bears Targeted for De-Listing

#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Mar 23, 2023
USDA’s Wildlife Services slaughters over 384,300 native animals in 2022

Tax-payer funded Wildlife Services’ death toll includes 219 gray wolves, 7 federally protected grizzly bears, 205 mountain lions, and 26,371 beavers

#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife
Mar 21, 2023
Toxic oil and gas spills overwhelm New Mexico regulatory agencies

State agencies continue permitting new pollution sources despite lack of enforcement and oversight, exacerbating climate crisis

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Mar 20, 2023
Conservation groups granted intervention to defend Utah national monuments

Tribes granted separate motion to intervene in December

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Mar 16, 2023
Lawsuit launched over delay on petition to phase out oil drilling on public lands

U.S. Interior Department put on notice over failure to take action for the climate

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Mar 15, 2023
Bill to prohibit wildlife killing contests heads to first committee

Legislation would end organized contests without affecting hunting and angling

#PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 8, 2023
Utah’s largest coal producer surrenders leases to millions of tons of coal in legal settlement

Agreement resolves lawsuit challenging federal government’s failure to protect climate

Climate + Energy
Mar 8, 2023
Feds deny protections for climate-imperiled Joshua tree

USFWS once again ignores science, law in failing to protect iconic desert plant

#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature
Mar 6, 2023
Petition seeks to protect pygmy rabbit under Endangered Species Act

Groups petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requesting protection of the pygmy rabbit under the Endangered Species Act.

#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #WildlandsForWildlife