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

Press Releases
Dec 3, 2021
Federal process could reopen vacant Hammond grazing allotments in Oregon

Notorious ranching family previously set fire to the public lands allotments to benefit cattle

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #PublicLandsInPublicHands
Nov 9, 2021
Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill directs vital funding to national forests roads

Forest Service Legacy Roads and Trails program set up to protect clean water, connect fish and wildlife habitat, build climate resilience, and more

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #Rewilding
Nov 8, 2021
Conservation groups unite to protect threatened species in Colorado

Lawsuits filed against the Rio Grande National Forest’s new land management plan

Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Oct 8, 2021
President Biden restores protections for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments

President Trump had gutted two million acres from these national monuments in 2017, which opened some of the public lands to mining and drilling

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Sep 30, 2021
Federal grazing program causes extensive damage to public lands, shouldn’t count toward 30×30 goals

Livestock grazing on over 250 million acres of federal public land is a threat to biodiversity and a contributor to the climate crisis

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife
Sep 15, 2021
Montana puts Yellowstone wolves in the crosshairs

Wolf hunting season opens today in Montana as state eliminated any cap on the number of wolves that can be killed in zones bordering Yellowstone National Park

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Sep 1, 2021
Bureau of Land Management grazing decision endangers Colorado bighorn sheep herds

Imperiled Gunnison sage-grouse also at risk

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