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Press Releases
Jun 22, 2022
Statement on Forest Service’s authorization of the Kootenai National Forest’s Black Ram Project

The U.S. Forest Service is using the threat of wildfire to log mature and old growth trees and forests and further harm threatened grizzly bears

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 22, 2022
WildEarth Guardians calls for major shift in national wildfire policy

Emphasis must be on protecting homes and communities, not more logging and road building across National Forest System lands

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #Rewilding, #Wildfires
Jun 14, 2022
Guardians, allies challenge Trump-era rule change allowing logging of mature and old growth forests

Groups seek to reverse Trump administration’s last-minute rule change affecting 11,000 square miles of national forest across Eastern Oregon and Washington

Public Lands
#PressStatement
Jun 2, 2022
Biden administration will address oil and gas leasing climate impacts, reconsider sales to oil and gas industry

Agreements resolve lawsuits over sale of nearly 4 million acres across Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PressStatement
May 17, 2022
Massive Kootenai National Forest timber sale challenged by Guardians and allies

Knotty Pine Project expected to harm fragile Cabinet-Yaak grizzly bear population

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 31, 2022
Trapping ban goes into effect across New Mexico public lands

Wildlife advocates, outdoor recreationists, and public lands enthusiasts celebrate enactment of momentous law banning traps, snares, and poisons

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 9, 2022
Omnibus FY2022 budget fails wildlife and wildlands

Congress’ final appropriations bill falls short on funding for endangered species protections, Legacy Roads and Trails

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction
Feb 3, 2022
Groups urge Biden administration to rein in Forest Service undermining of America’s bedrock environmental law

Forest Service’s "condition-based management" approach is an end-run around the National Environmental Policy Act

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #ProtectNEPA, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #Transparency
Jan 26, 2022
Grizzly advocates call for keeping protections in place, provide agencies with new tool

Grizzlies in the Northern Rockies five recovery areas remain isolated and current distribution is insufficient to warrant removal of Endangered Species Act protections

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 24, 2022
Groups seek intervention in lawsuit in order to protect Sierra Nevada red fox, other wildlife from motorized winter recreation

Snowmobilers had filed suit in October asking court to overturn over-snow vehicle use designation on Stanislaus National Forest

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