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Press Releases
Jan 4, 2019
Court officially rejects Ochoco National Forest motorized trail system

Motorized trails through heart of old-growth forests and sensitive habitat ruled illegal

Public Lands
#PublicLandsInPublicHands, #Rewilding
Dec 3, 2018
Conservation community commends U.S. Forest Service for canceling grazing permit of convicted wolf killer

The Gila National Forest served rancher Craig Thiessen notice of a decision to cancel the grazing permit for the Canyon del Buey allotment near Reserve

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct
Nov 30, 2018
Conservation Groups Ask Court to Throw a Lifeline to Willamette River Chinook Salmon and Winter Steelhead

Preliminary Injunction seeks immediate changes at four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams

Public Lands, Rivers
Nov 13, 2018
Groups Seek to Protect Wildlife and Quiet Use on San Juan National Forest

Rico West Dolores Travel Plan is improvement, but seasonal use will threaten wildlife, upset use balance

Public Lands
#Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Sep 27, 2018
Lawsuit Challenges Oil and Gas Lease Sales on Public Lands in Colorado & Utah

Development of the Leases Threatens Public Health
and Nearby Dinosaur National Monument

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#KeepItInTheGround, #PublicLandsInPublicHands
Sep 26, 2018
Win Secures Meaningful ESA Protections for Imperiled Salamander

Court holds U.S. Forest Service must protect Jemez Mountain Salamander from motorized use on Santa Fe National Forest

Public Lands
#Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Sep 10, 2018
Wildlife, Environmental Groups Challenge 11,000+ Acres of Logging on Mt. Hood

Forest Service Offers Largest Sale in a Decade, Threatening Endangered Species & Increasing Fire Hazard

Public Lands
Aug 27, 2018
Court Victory Protects Clean Water and Wildlife in the Ochoco Mountains

Proposed motorized trail system through heart of old-growth forests and sensitive habitat ruled illegal

Public Lands
Aug 15, 2018
Win for Wildlife and Quiet Use on Bitterroot National Forest

Judge clarifies previous order intended to maintain restrictions on mountain bike use in WSAs

Public Lands
Jul 25, 2018
Zinke Proposes More Fracking in Greater Chaco, Despite Need for More Analysis

Lease sale targets the same region as a March sale deferred due to need for more cultural review and consultation

Climate + Energy, Public Lands