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Press Releases
Mar 16, 2020
Bureau of Land Management to Withdraw Decision to Sell Public Lands in Utah to PacifiCorp

Plan to sell federal lands to enable coal plant expansion pulled after Interior appeals board finds problems with BLM’s environmental analysis

Public Lands
#KeepItInTheGround, #PublicLandsInPublicHands
Mar 10, 2020
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Construction of Northern Border Road

Reconstructing Northern Idaho Road Threatens Grizzly Bears, Caribou, Lynx

Public Lands
#Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 19, 2020
Trump Administration Announces New Plans to Slash Sage Grouse Protections in Seven Western States

Trump administration announced today that it will release new plans to slash protections for the dwindling greater sage grouse

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 18, 2020
Public Requests More Time and More Meetings for BLM’s Grazing Regulations Revisions

37 Conservation Groups Request more time to comment on proposed rule changes

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #ForceForNature, #Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 10, 2020
Advocates to Rally TOMORROW to Defend Federal Attacks on Bedrock Environmental Law

Events to include VIP press conference, citizens rally, and panel discussion to coincide with Trump administration public hearing in Denver * Action expected to draw hundreds, will include visually impactful signs and banners, and diverse voices

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#ProtectNEPA
Feb 6, 2020
WildEarth Guardians & Co-Plaintiff Organizations in National Monuments Cases Denounce Administration’s Final Management Plans

New Management Plans Ignore Tribes, Courts and the Public

Public Lands
#ProtectWhatYouLove, #PublicLandsInPublicHands
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