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

Press Releases
Feb 8, 2024
Grant County passes proclamation declaring 2024 “The Year of the Gila Wilderness” with unanimous support

Gila Wilderness turns 100 in June

Public Lands
#GreaterGila, #PressStatement
Feb 2, 2024
Forest Service urged to bolster protections for forests in proposed policy

The commercial exploitation of dwindling old growth trees and forests on federal land must stop

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #PressStatement
Feb 2, 2024
Senator Siah Correa Hemphill to sponsor certificate honoring the Gila Wilderness

“The Gila Wilderness holds a special place in my heart,” said Senator Hemphill.

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #GreaterGila, #PressStatement
Feb 1, 2024
Mining exploration plans in Montana’s Bitterroot National Forest remain undisclosed to the public

Conservation groups urge Forest Service to share plans and environmental impacts of proposed Sheep Creek Mine

Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 16, 2024
Lawsuit aims to stop clearcutting and road construction in critical habitat on the Bitterroot National Forest

Project would impact threatened bull trout and whitebark pine

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Jan 8, 2024
Settlement parties urge feds to protect climate and wildlife with amendment of Trump-era oil and gas plan for SW Colorado

The Bureau of Land Management must seriously consider closing these lands to new leasing to protect sensitive resources and local communities

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#ForceForNature, #KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Dec 19, 2023
Biden administration moves to protect old-growth forests

Environmental groups welcome needed action on old-growth and urge future action on mature forests 

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Dec 18, 2023
Lawsuit aims to halt destructive clearcutting in grizzly country on Yellowstone’s doorstep

"Yellowstone grizzlies need more habitat to recover, not less," said Guardians' Adam Rissien

Public Lands, Wildlife
#Climate Forests, #DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Nov 17, 2023
Courts orders federal agencies to reconsider highway through Red Cliffs National Conservation Area

The region is home to important populations of the threatened Mojave desert tortoise and other at-risk plants and animals.

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Nov 16, 2023
Monitoring reveals hundreds of livestock trespassing in Valles Caldera National Preserve

Near constant illegal presence of livestock in endangered species habitat threatens protected watersheds

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife