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Press Releases
Sep 16, 2019
Judge Rules Agencies Failing to Ensure Recovery of Mexican Spotted Owl in Violation of Endangered Species Act

After over 25 years, Mexican Spotted Owl remains threatened due to agency inaction

Public Lands
#GreaterGila, #Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 14, 2019
Trump Administration Refuses to Protect Iconic Joshua Trees

Failure to Protect Imperiled Trees Could Doom Them to Extinction

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 5, 2019
New Research Supports Legal Protections for Joshua Trees

WildEarth Guardians Calls on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Stop Delaying and Protect Imperiled Joshua Trees from Climate Change

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jul 17, 2019
Court Partially Blocks Summer Grazing on Sensitive Oregon Public Lands

The lands contain important habitat for greater sage grouse and rare redband trout, which is degraded by grazing

Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jul 5, 2019
Legal Action Taken to Save Critical Habitat of Endangered New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mice

The species is severely threatened by habitat destruction, and only a few isolated populations remain.

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 20, 2019
Wild places on Ochoco National Forest will remain wild

Forest Service drops appeal, old-growth forests and sensitive wildlife habitat remain protected from motorized use

Public Lands
#Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 20, 2019
U.S. Forest Service Pulls Medicine Bow Landscape Analysis Vegetation Project

Forest Service would have been able to log 360,000 acres over the next 15 years

Public Lands
#Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 4, 2019
Court Blocks Contested Oregon Grazing Permits

Sage grouse granted temporary reprieve

Public Lands, Wildlife
#PublicLandsInPublicHands, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea
May 14, 2019
Massive New Mexico Logging Plan Threatens Iconic Owl Stronghold

Area home to highest density of Mexican spotted owls in the country

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
May 13, 2019
Lawsuit Targets Trump Administration Renewal of Oregon Ranchers’ Grazing Permit

Oregon ranchers set fires on federal lands

Public Lands
#PublicLandsInPublicHands