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Current work in wildlife, rivers, public lands, and climate

Press Releases
Feb 17, 2021
Guardians joins 500 groups in support of confirming Rep. Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

Overwhelming support for confirmation of first Native American as U.S. Secretary of the Department of the Interior

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#ClimateJustice, #DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #Rewilding, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 11, 2021
Drilling near Holy Cross Wilderness conflicts with Biden’s new policies

Conservation groups seek to halt Whitney Creek Geotechnical Investigation

Public Lands, Rivers
#CORiver, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers
Feb 3, 2021
Troubling 2021 outlook for the Rio Grande Basin

Hard choices required to prevent ecosystem collapse and species extinction

Rivers
#LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #RethinkRivers, #ReviveTheRio, #RioGrande
Jan 12, 2021
Groups ask USDA Inspector General to investigate proposed Cove Reservoir in Utah

Coalition seeks an investigation into Kane County Water District proposal for $22 million in taxpayer funding and whether it violates federal law

Rivers
Dec 23, 2020
Suit strives to restore broad protections to nation’s waterways

Trump administration rollback gutted basic federal protections for 90 percent of the rivers, creeks, marshes, arroyos, ciénegas, and streams in the Rio Grande basin

Rivers
Dec 17, 2020
Guardians lauds Biden’s historic pick of Haaland for Interior Secretary

First Native Cabinet Secretary will make climate and environmental justice a centerpiece of Interior Department

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#PressStatement
Sep 9, 2020
Six State Coalition Send Historic Letter Opposing Lake Powell Pipeline to Secretary of Interior

Utah’s largest new water diversion in Colorado River Basin ignites a modern water war, results in veiled threat of litigation by other states

Rivers
#CORiver, #LivingRivers, #RethinkRivers
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 17, 2020
Sweeping Win for Salmon and Steelhead on the Willamette River

Court finds Army Corps’ dam operations harm salmon and violate the Endangered Species Act

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #RethinkRivers
Aug 3, 2020
Conservationists Intervene to Oppose New Dam Project Near the Grand Canyon

New hydropower project would harm Little Colorado River and endangered species

Rivers, Wildlife
#CORiver, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction