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Press Releases
Sep 11, 2020
Groups sue to block decision on proposed dolomite mine in Florida Mountains

Suit alleges the Bureau of Land Management violated numerous laws, jeopardizing preservation of a Wilderness Study Area and sensitive wildlife species

Public Lands
#ProtectWhatYouLove, #PublicLandsInPublicHands
Sep 1, 2020
National Forest System Threatened by Another Trump Oil and Gas Giveaway

America's National Forests and Grasslands would get fracked with the latest rollback

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Aug 27, 2020
Report: Forest Service routinely skirts environmental protection laws

Agency “categorically excluded” tree cutting, burning, and road construction on over 3.7 million acres from any serious environmental review and public input in just first quarter of 2020

Public Lands
#Rewilding
Aug 19, 2020
Trump Administration Expands Hunting and Fishing in Wildlife Refuges

Decision needlessly puts imperiled wildlife at risk

Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #RioGrande, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 13, 2020
Forest Service Authorizes One of Largest Timber Sales in Wyoming History

The agency's "leap-first, look-later approach" will further imperil species such as the threatened Canada lynx

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #PressStatement, #ProtectNEPA, #Rewilding
Aug 5, 2020
Conservationists to Federal Agencies: Restore Protections for Imperiled Wildlife in the Flathead National Forest

Flathead Forest Plan favors resource extraction over grizzly bears, Canada lynx, wolverine, and bull trout

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EcosystemRestoration, #ProtectNEPA, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jul 28, 2020
Conservation and animal groups propose safe and accessible Missoula recreation areas

Archaic trapping rules currently put people and pets at risk in the outdoors

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Jul 17, 2020
NEPA Rollback Puts Industry Profits Over Public Health and Environment

The Trump administration's latest environmental rollback is a brazen attempt to cut the public voice out of government decision-making.

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#ProtectNEPA
Jul 7, 2020
Nevada Court Protects Bi-State Sage-Grouse from Off-Road Vehicles

The Bi-State sage-grouse population is isolated from all other sage-grouse populations in a unique area in the Mono Basin along the California-Nevada border

Public Lands, Wildlife
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jul 6, 2020
Drinking water protection projects in Oregon and Washington get $400,000 boost from federal and state drinking water partnership grants

Drinking Water Providers Partnership grants benefit clean water, people, salmon, and trout

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #LivingRivers, #RethinkRivers, #Rewilding