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

Press Releases
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
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
Jun 5, 2020
Guardians Vows to Confront Injustice of Latest Trump Administration Environmental, Health Rollbacks

Under Guise of COVID-19 Health Emergency, Trump Orders Suspension of Environmental Reviews, Protection of Endangered Species

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#AJustTransition, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #ProtectWhatYouLove
May 28, 2020
Expansion of Hunting on Wildlife Refuges Threatens Imperiled Species

Species in Five Rio Grande Wildlife Refuges Especially Vulnerable To Trump Administration's Directive

Rivers, Wildlife
#ForceForNature, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #RioGrande, #StopExtinction
May 27, 2020
Conservation Groups Demand Stronger Protections for Willamette River Salmon and Steelhead

Fish Species Face Extinction Without Federal Action

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
May 11, 2020
Forest Service turns its back on White Salmon River

Immediate action needed to protect wild and scenic values

Public Lands, Rivers
#EcosystemRestoration, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #RethinkRivers
Apr 28, 2020
Habitat Protections Slashed for Imperiled Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Living Rivers Needed to Protect Rare Western Bird

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction