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Press Releases
Jul 15, 2021
Judge rebukes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers excuses, orders immediate actions to save Willamette River Chinook salmon and winter steelhead

Court demands changes in dam operations and firm timelines to change the extinction trajectory of salmon and steelhead

Rivers, Wildlife
#EcosystemRestoration, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Jul 7, 2021
Investigative drilling near Holy Cross Wilderness threatens imperiled species

Guardians and allies send notice of intent to sue to federal agencies

Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#CORiver, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Jun 9, 2021
Collision of crises threatens Rio Grande and its communities

Lawsuit threatened to protect river flows and trigger commitments to long-term solutions

Rivers
#ForceForNature, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RioGrande, #StopExtinction
Apr 26, 2021
Appeal filed to sustain Colorado River flows and stop Gross Dam expansion

Coalition stays the course in fight to halt construction of tallest dam in Colorado history

Rivers
#CORiver, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
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 21, 2021
Settlement agreement reached for Windy Gap Firming Project litigation

$15 million leveraged to protect clean water in Grand County, Colorado

Rivers
#CORiver, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Apr 21, 2021
Feds provide habitat protections for imperiled western yellow-billed cuckoo

Broader designation needed to safeguard species and living rivers

Rivers, Wildlife
#CORiver, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #LivingRio, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Apr 12, 2021
Thousands call on Rio Grande Compact Commission to rethink rivers

Guardians submits letter and petition urging action to save a living Rio

Rivers
#LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #RioGrande, #StopExtinction
Mar 24, 2021
Rare Rio Grande fish passes first hurdle on path to recovery

Rio Grande shiner receives positive 90-day finding by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service following petition submitted by WildEarth Guardians

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RioGrande, #StopExtinction
Mar 15, 2021
Guardians congratulates Interior Secretary Deb Haaland

WildEarth Guardians celebrates this historic and momentous day when the U.S. Department of Interior finally has an Indigenous woman to lead the way

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#ClimateJustice, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction