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Press Releases
Jan 17, 2020
Trump Administration Strips Public Participation, Environmental Safeguards from Public Land Grazing Program

Public lands grazing is responsible for destruction of wildlife habitat, streams, and the increase in invasive weeds across the West.

Public Lands
#PublicLandsInPublicHands, #WildlandsForWildlife
Dec 30, 2019
Conservationists call for temporary BLM lead William Perry Pendley to step down

Ninety-one conservation, sportsmen, and faith-based groups, representing more than 3.9 million Americans, submitted letter to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt

Public Lands
Dec 20, 2019
Court Rejects Trump Administration Renewal of Hammonds’ Grazing Permit

Ruling throws out the ranchers’ permit on four allotments in eastern Oregon until the Bureau of Land Management does a proper environmental analysis.

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Nov 21, 2019
Rare Glacier National Park Insect Gets Endangered Species Act Listing, But Trump Regulations Weaken Protections

Like the Park’s Namesake Glaciers, Species Threatened by Climate Change; Listing Rule Does Nothing to Combat the Root Cause of Imperilment

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct
Nov 19, 2019
Lawsuit Targets Wildlife-killing Program in Montana

WildEarth Guardians sues Wildlife Services for its failure to look at environmental impact of its killing program since mid-1990s

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Nov 6, 2019
Court order forces Trump administration to pull sage-grouse habitat from Nevada oil auction

Rare birds spared from development

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#KeepItInTheGround, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #WildlandsForWildlife
Nov 5, 2019
WildEarth Guardians Fighting for Iconic Joshua Trees in Court

Trump Administration Ignored Science, Climate Change Impacts when Refusing Protections

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Oct 22, 2019
Guardians and Forest Service request modification of Court order

Request includes Christmas trees, personal and ceremonial products, hazard trees, and other projects that won’t harm owl and benefit communities

Public Lands
#GreaterGila, #Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Oct 4, 2019
Group Says Forest Service Should Exempt Trail Maintenance, Christmas Tree Permits

Asks Agency to work together on a solution that benefits our forests, New Mexicans and the Mexican spotted owl

Public Lands
#GreaterGila, #Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Oct 4, 2019
Forest Service Using National Christmas Tree as Political Tool

Agency continues to misinterpret court injunction in order to create ill will towards conservationists and endangered species

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife