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Press Releases
May 14, 2021
Huge clearcutting plan next to Yellowstone threatening grizzlies and lynx halted

Proposal called for 4,600 acres of clearcuts, bulldozing up to 56 miles of roads on public lands just outside of Yellowstone National Park

Public Lands, Wildlife
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 27, 2021
Lawsuit challenges Trump administration approval of southeast Idaho phosphate mine

Bureau of Land Management approved the mine in 2019 on 1,559 acres of ecologically important public land that’s essential to the imperiled greater sage grouse and other species

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 23, 2021
Huge clearcutting, roadbuilding plan next to Yellowstone National Park opposed

U.S. Forest Service plan for 4,600 acres of clearcuts and bulldozing 56 miles of roads on public lands just outside Yellowstone National Park threatens grizzly bears and Canada lynx

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 22, 2021
An Earth Day gift for national forests and climate resiliency

Legacy Roads and Trails legislation introduced for clean water, connected habitat, and jobs

Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#EcosystemRestoration, #PressStatement, #Rewilding
Apr 16, 2021
Interior Department orders give new hope for climate, public lands, and justice

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland reinstates moratorium on coal leasing, sets stage for climate accountability

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#ClimateJustice, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases
Apr 16, 2021
Judge rules against federal sheep station grazing in Idaho’s Centennial Mountains

Government’s analysis failed to account for impacts to grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, and other vulnerable wildlife

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 14, 2021
Guardians to host Earth Day Eve conversation with Carole King

Iconic singer/songwriter Carole King to join Guardians to discuss the bold Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Apr 13, 2021
WildEarth Guardians scores big protections for wildlife in New Mexico

Agreement with USDA’s Wildlife Services curbs killing of cougars, bears, and other native species

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 5, 2021
Governor Lujan Grisham signs bill banning traps, snares, and poisons on New Mexico public lands

New law represents a monumental victory for native wildlife and public lands

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #TrapFreeNM, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 26, 2021
Wolf-killing rancher loses bid to keep public land grazing permit

The rancher responsible for the brutal death of young Mexican gray wolf "Mia Tuk" lost his case this week against the Gila National Forest

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterGila, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife