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Press Releases
Jul 19, 2021
Grazing permits on Colville National Forest threaten imperiled bull trout

Groups send Forest Service 60-day notice of intent to sue for failing to consider livestock impacts on threatened bull trout and their critical habitat

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Jul 7, 2021
Investigative drilling near Holy Cross Wilderness threatens imperiled species

Guardians and allies send notice of intent to sue to federal agencies

Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#CORiver, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Jun 29, 2021
Guardians, allies urge inclusion of Legacy Roads and Trails Program in infrastructure package

Program has proven track record creating jobs, saving taxpayer money, protecting clean water, and improving wildlife habitat

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #Rewilding
Jun 26, 2021
Federal court rejects crucial aspects of revised forest plan for Flathead National Forest

Judge faults federal agencies for leaving protection of threatened grizzly bears and bull trout out of the equation

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 10, 2021
Groups to Biden: Halt new oil drilling, cancel Trump leases on public lands

Fossil fuel production on public lands causes about a quarter of U.S. greenhouse gas pollution

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Jun 9, 2021
Colville National Forest rescinds illegal off-road vehicle designations after lawsuit

Fish and wildlife habitat on the Colville National Forest in northeastern Washington protected by WildEarth Guardians and Conservation Northwest

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 8, 2021
Additions to Bitterroot Grizzly Bear Recovery Area recommended

Report finds grizzly denning areas and year-round habitat between grizzly bear recovery areas in western Montana and northern Idaho

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 4, 2021
Suit filed to prevent destructive highway through Red Cliffs National Conservation Area

Red Cliffs was designated by Congress in 2009 to protect sensitive and threatened species, including Mojave Desert tortoise

Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #PublicLandsInPublicHands
Jun 3, 2021
Gila Wilderness turns 97: Still the wildest, even after all these years

Guardians announces upcoming publication of a collection of writing from Torrey House Press titled "First and Wildest: The Gila Wilderness at 100"

Public Lands
#GreaterGila, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
May 20, 2021
Conservation organizations call for urgent action to protect grizzly bears

Executive and legislative action needed to bolster grizzly bear recovery, even as western lawmakers and officials seek to remove Endangered Species Act protections for the threatened bruins

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife