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Press Releases
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 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 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
Jun 17, 2020
Wildlife Advocates Sue Forest Service Over Rising Wolf Body Count in Washington

Twenty-six wolves killed—including the Profanity Peak Pack—due to agency’s continued preferential treatment for livestock grazing over coexistence with wildlife

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 12, 2020
Guardians Statement on Trump Administration’s “Modernization Blueprint” for the U.S. Forest Service

This is really just a blueprint for more public lands logging, drilling, mining and grazing at the expense of critical wildlife habitat and clean water

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #PressStatement, #ProtectNEPA, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #Rewilding
Jun 10, 2020
Lawsuit Halts Border Road Construction in Key Grizzly Bear Habitat

Forest Service will forego road building in Northern Idaho National Forest this summer

Public Lands
#Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 5, 2020
Guardians Vows to Confront Injustice of Latest Trump Administration Environmental, Health Rollbacks

Under Guise of COVID-19 Health Emergency, Trump Orders Suspension of Environmental Reviews, Protection of Endangered Species

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#AJustTransition, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Jun 2, 2020
Petitions Filed to Defend Rare New Mexico Plants Threatened by Fracking

Guardians Seeks Endangered Species Act Protections for Clover’s Cactus and Aztec Gilia

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #KeepItInTheGround, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife